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Universities

Six Flemish universities issue academic bachelor, master and doctoral degrees on a broad range of disciplines:

  • Universiteit Antwerpen ('UA'), Antwerp
  • Hogeschool-Universiteit Brussel ('HUB'), Brussels (former Katholieke Universiteit Brussel)
  • Vrije Universiteit Brussel, ('VUB') Brussels
  • Universiteit Gent ('UGent'), Ghent
  • Universiteit Hasselt, Hasselt
  • Katholieke Universiteit Leuven, Leuven and Katholieke Universiteit Leuven Campus Kortrijk, Kortrijk

As a result of an international treaty between the Netherlands and Flanders, a co-operation between the Universiteit Hasselt (Flanders) and the Universiteit Maastricht (the Netherlands) is recognised as the

  • Transnational University Limburg, Hasselt

According to the Webometrics Ranking of World Universities and the THES - QS World University Rankings, four Flemish universities (Universiteit Antwerpen, Vrije Universiteit Brussel, Universiteit Gent and Katholieke Universiteit Leuven) are among the top-150 universities in Europe and top-300 universities worldwide.

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