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Universiteit Antwerpen


Universiteit Antwerpen – EURAXESS Services Centre


Euraxess Contact NameInternational Staff Office
AddressCampus Middelheim – Buidling C

Middelheimlaan 1

2020 Antwerpen
Telephone+32 (0)3 265 31 49

Het International staff Office has expertise about:

  1. Entry conditions and visa requests;
  2. IPR and working in Belgium: International contracts, work permit and exemptions;
  3. Living in Belgium and Antwerp: integration and socialisation;
  4. International payroll: salaries and benefits, social security and taxes;

Information about short research stays and internal registration procedures. Furthermore, referral about language training, opening bank account, taxation, day care and schools, and insurance affiliation.

For information about accommodation in Antwerp the International Housing department can be contacted:





  • Campus Middelheim

    Middelheimlaan 1

    2020 Antwerpen
  • Campus Dire Eiken

    Unviersiteitsplein 1

    2610 Wilrijk
  • Campus Groeneborger

    Groenenborgerlaan 171

    2020 Antwerpen




Additional information

The University of Antwerp is a publicly funded and fully accredited Belgian university. It is characterised by its high standards in education, internationally competitive research and entrepreneurial approach. It was founded in 2003 after the merger of three smaller universities. 

The university has nine faculties: (1) Applied Economics (2) Arts (3) Law (4) Medicine and Health Sciences (5) Pharmaceutical, Biomedical and Veterinary Sciences (6) Social Sciences (7) Science (8) Design Sciences (9) Applied Engineering. Doctoral programmes are available in all faculties, with more than 1,200 PhD students registered.

In 9 domains our research is among the best in the world: Drug Discovery and Development, Ecology and Sustainable Development, Harbour, Transport and Logistics, Imaging, Infectious Diseases, Materials Characterisation, Neurosciences, Socio-economic Policy and Organisation, Urban History and Contemporary Urban Policy.

The University of Antwerp has about 20,000 fee-paying students. About 2,500 of these students – exchange students not included – are from foreign countries.

Education is student-centred and competence-based. Students are stimulated to develop into independently minded people who are capable of thinking analytically.

In line with the Bologna process, the University of Antwerp has adopted

the bachelor-master structure. It offers 3-year Bachelor programmes (180 ECTS credits) and 1-year or 2-year Master programmes (60 or 120 ECTS credits).