University of Antwerp

University of Antwerp

The University of Antwerp is an inclusive and forward-thinking university. Out of our 20.000 students, 17.5% are international. With over 130 nationalities represented, this multicultural university is committed to inclusivity and offers a top-quality education from experienced professors with corporate connections. Courses are interactive and complemented by extracurricular, on-campus activities.

Young university with an old soul

Despite its historical roots dating back to 1852, the University of Antwerp is a young university with an old soul, consistently ranking well in the Times Higher Education and QS Young University Rankings.

Worldwide, the university is ranked 131st in the THE World University Rankings. The Faculty of Business and Economics is placed 93rd in the European Business Schools ranking. Our Master in Business Economics obtained 88th place in the Financial Times Master in Management ranking, and was awarded 7th place in terms of value for money.

In the <3 of Europe

As a student in Antwerp, you find yourself in the only Belgian city that made it onto the Financial Times’s list of most innovative business cities in Europe. Plus, you're only 45 minutes away from Brussels, the capital of the European Union, and 2 hours away from major cities such as London, Paris, Berlin, Barcelona or Rome.

In short, this pocket-sized, multicultural city with its lively atmosphere and historical charm will have you falling in love in no time. Whether you're an aspiring expert in business, economics or engineering, the University of Antwerp is the perfect place to achieve your career goals and broaden your horizons as an international student.

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Scholarships & funding

The UAntwerp offers tuition fee reductions as a form of scholarship to international, non-EU students with demonstrated academic excellence. This waiver reduces the fee from 5.800€ per academic year to 3.100€. Besides that, the Flemish Ministry of Education awards a competitive Master Mind Scholarship to outstanding students. This includes a grant of € 8.200 plus a tuition fee waiver per academic year.


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Why study at University of Antwerp

If you choose to study at the University of Antwerp:

  • You obtain a degree that has received prestigious accreditations and appeared in international rankings.
  • You receive high-quality education and personal guidance from professors and academic staff.
  • You study in the vibrant, innovative city of Antwerp, right in the heart of Europe. Big cities like Paris, London or Amsterdam are only a train ride away.
  • You are fully prepared for your first steps towards the business world. On average, 93.6% of our students find a job in 6 months after graduation.
  • You take part in plenty of (extra)curricular activities and get to know fellow students from all over the world!

Awards & Accreditations

Association to Advance Collegiate Schools of Business (AACSB)


EFMD Programme Accreditation System (EPAS)


Accreditation Organisation of the Netherlands and Flanders (NVAO)


Student services & facilities

As an international student, you have access to plenty of facilities like a library, spacious classrooms, study spaces, an array of helpful student services, and campus doctors. And, with your UAntwerp MOVE pass, you can take part in free group fitness classes, visit museums and exhibitions, get discounts at local gyms, etc.


All classes for Business and Economics students take place at the City Campus (Stadscampus), right in the heart of Antwerp.

Student lifestyle

Antwerp has everything to offer to its international students. This pocket-sized city with its lively atmosphere and historical charm will have you falling in love in no time. You'll find Antwerp's past shining through while walking through medieval-looking streets or while admiring one of the 43 museums. At the same time, you'll find it is also a modern, vibrant city with a lot of bars, restaurants and local specialties (aka beer, chocolates and fries) to try. Over 500.000 citizens from 178 nationalities call Antwerp their home. Most people speak multiple languages and are very willing to talk to you about their favorite spot.


The university does not have student dorms on campus, however it is fairly easy to find student accommodation nearby. The offer of student housing on the private market is big. We advise you to look for student accommodation through ‘Kotweb’. And if you have questions, our International Housing Office is there to help you.


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University of Antwerp

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Phone no: +322654005

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