Hasselt University

country rank  9
world rank  1644

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University Overview

Founded in 1973, Universiteit Hasselt (Hasselt University) is a non-profit public higher education institution located in the suburban setting of the small city of Hasselt (population range of 50,000-249,999 inhabitants), Limburg. This institution has also branch campuses in the following location(s): Diepenbeek. Officially accredited and/or recognized by the Vlaams Ministerie van Onderwijs en Vorming, België (Flemish Ministry of Education and Training, Belgium), Universiteit Hasselt (Uhasselt) is a small (uniRank enrollment range: 2,000-2,999 students) coeducational higher education institution. Universiteit Hasselt (Uhasselt) 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 students are welcome to apply for enrollment.

University Identity

Name Hasselt University
Acronym Uhasselt
Founded 1973 Founded under the name the Limburg University Centre. It was renamed in 2005.
Motto Universiteit van de toekomst
University of the future
Colours Blue and red-brown

University Location

Address Martelarenlaan 4
Hasselt (population range: 50,000-249,999)
3500 Limburg
T +32 (11) 268 111
F +32 (11) 268 199
Other locations Diepenbeek

Study Areas and Degree Levels

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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 1,000-2,500 US$
(750-1,800 Euro)
2,500-5,000 US$
(1,800-3,700 Euro)

University Admissions

Gender Men and Women (coed)
International Students Yes, international applicants are welcome to apply for admission
Selection Type None
Admission Rate Not available
Admission Office Hasselt University - Agoralaan Building D
Diepenbeek 3590
+32 (11) 268 100

Size and Profile

Student Enrollment 2,000-2,999
Academic Staff 1,000-1,499
Control Type Public
Entity Type Non-Profit
Academic Calendar Semesters
Campus Setting Suburban
Religious Affiliation None

Facilities and Services

Library Yes Go to Hasselt University's Library
Housing Not reported
Sport Facilities Yes
Financial Aids Not reported
Study Abroad Yes
Distance Learning Not reported


Institutional Accreditation

Vlaams Ministerie van Onderwijs en Vorming, België

Year of first Accreditation

Other Specialized or Programmatic Accreditations

  • Nederlands-Vlaamse Accreditatieorganisatie NVAO


  • European University Association EUA

Academic Structure


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Online Courses

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Site last updated: Thursday, 30 July 2020