University of Antwerp

country rank  6
world rank  561

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University Overview

Established in 2003, Universiteit Antwerpen (University of Antwerp) is a non-profit public higher education institution located in the urban setting of the medium-sized city of Antwerp (population range of 500,000-1,000,000 inhabitants). This institution has also branch campuses in the following location(s): Middelheim, Groenenborger, Drie Eiken. Officially accredited and/or recognized by the Vlaams Ministerie van Onderwijs en Vorming, België (Flemish Ministry of Education and Training, Belgium), Universiteit Antwerpen (UA) is a large (uniRank enrollment range: 10,000-14,999 students) coeducational higher education institution. Universiteit Antwerpen (UA) offers courses and programs leading to officially recognized higher education degrees such as bachelor degrees, master degrees, doctorate degrees in several areas of study. See the uniRank degree levels and areas of study matrix below for further details. This higher education institution does not have a selective admission policy. International applicants are eligible to apply for enrollment.

University Identity

Name University of Antwerp
Acronym UA
Founded 2003 merger between Rijksuniversitair Centrum Antwerpen, established in 1852, Universitaire Faculteiten Sint-Ignatius Antwerpen, established in 1852, and Universitaire Instelling Antwerpen, founded in 1971
Colours Red and blue

University Location

Address Prinsstraat 13
Antwerp (population range: 500,000-1,000,000)
2000 Antwerp
T +32 (3) 265 4111
F +32 (3) 265 4420
Other locations Middelheim, Groenenborger, Drie Eiken

Degree Levels & Study Areas

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Yearly Tuition Range

uniRank Tuition Range Matrix
Undergraduate Postgraduate
Local student 0-1,000 US$
(0-750 Euro)
0-1,000 US$
(0-750 Euro)
Int'l student 0-1,000 US$
(0-750 Euro)
0-1,000 US$
(0-750 Euro)

University Admissions

Gender Admission Men and Women (coed)
International Students Yes, international applicants are welcome to apply for admission
Admission Selection None
Admission Rate Admission Rate Not available
Admission Office City Campus - Lange Sint-Annastraat 7
Antwerpen 2000
+32 (3) 265 56 30
(3) 265 56 29

Size and Profile

Student Enrollment Total Enrolment Range 10,000-14,999
Academic Staff Total Faculty Range 3,000-3,499
Control Type Control Type Public
Entity Type Entity Type Non-Profit
Academic Calendar Academic Calendar Semesters
Campus Setting Campus Setting Urban
Religious Affiliation None

Facilities and Services

Library University Library Yes Go to Universiteit Antwerpen's Library
Housing University Housing and Accommodation Yes
Sport Facilities University Sport Facilities Yes
Financial Aids Not reported
Study Abroad Study Abroad and International Exchange Programs Yes
Distance Learning Not reported


Institutional Accreditation or Recognition
Vlaams Ministerie van Onderwijs en Vorming, België

Year of first Accreditation

Other Specialized or Programmatic Accreditations

  • Nederlands-Vlaamse Accreditatieorganisatie (NVAO)
  • Association to Advance Collegiate Schools of Business (AACSB International)
  • EFMD Programme Accreditation System (EPAS)


  • European University Association (EUA)
  • Utrecht Network
  • Association to Advance Collegiate Schools of Business (AACSB International)
  • European Foundation for Management Development (EFMD)
  • Nederlands-Vlaamse Accreditatieorganisatie (NVAO)

Academic Structure


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Site last updated: Sunday, 21 April 2019