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Vrije Universiteit Brussel

Vrije Universiteit Brussel is an internationally oriented university in Brussels, the heart of Europe. By providing excellent research and education on a human scale, VUB wants to make an active and committed contribution to a better society.

Our mission

What we promise

For more than 180 years VUB has helped build a better society as an innovative, free inquiring and critical thinking university. We are linked to the world from within our international capital Brussels. A never-ending quest for knowledge, insights and enlightenment form the golden thread in all we do in education, research and social commitment.

At the same time we continue to advance our very personal and democratic…

University of Antwerp

The University of Antwerp is a young, dynamic and forward-thinking university. It integrates the assets of its historical roots with its ambition to contribute positively to society.

An Entrepreneurial University

The University of Antwerp has an outspoken ambition to become an entrepreneurial university. In order to achieve this ambition, people active in research, development and training from both academia and industry need to brought together. This increases the mutual interaction and will improve the outflow of new technology towards industry, the creation of spin-offs or new business lines in existing companies, leading to economic and social added value.…


VITO is a leading international research and technology organisation. It provides expertise and develops technological innovations that facilitate the transition to a more sustainable society. VITO focuses on energy, chemistry, materials, health and land use.

Vision on Technology for a Better World.

VITO sets up partnerships – with both the industry, authorities, the academic world and/or other research institutes, in and beyond Europe – to develop advanced technological insights and new sustainable value chains. This way, they enable the creation of impactful changes.

Innovative Chemistry

VITO is convinced innovative chemistry is the leverage for a more sustainable society. To innovate chemistry one has to focus on making…


Ghent University (UGent) is one of the major universities in the Dutch-speaking region of Europe.

It distinguishes itself as a socially committed and pluralistic university in a broad international perspective.

117 faculty departments, spread over 11 faculties, offer high-quality courses in every one of their scientific disciplines. With a view to cooperation in research and community service, numerous research groups, centres and institutes have been founded over the years. Ghent University occupies a specific position among the Flemish University, it;

  • Defines itself in a broad international perspective, all the while accentuating its individuality in terms of…