The University of Antwerp (UAntwerp) welcomes over 500 students on Erasmus or other exchange programmes every year, from partner institutions all over the world. UAntwerp is a young and dynamic university that scores well in Young University Rankings, and have a focus on research, internationalisation and entrepreneurship within a context of student freedom and social responsibility.
The university has a strong community of international students (172 nationalities), and is based in the city of Antwerp which is a vibrant, cultural and charming city in the heart of Europe
Programmes of study
DMU’s exchange agreement with UAntwerp allows students enrolled on the following programmes to study abroad:
Modules will be available in English and further information about the study options can be found here. Exchange students will be required to follow a full programme of study for the academic year based at UAntwerp.
Learn more about campus activities and orientation
UAntwerp offers a comprehensive programme of activity for students to help them settle into their first 100 days on campus. U stArt will guide you through your first 100 days at UAntwerp by giving you an overview of all activities suitable for you as a starting student. This way, you get to know the university and student life, and get the chance to meet your fellow students. Further information on activities offered by UAntwerp can be found here.
There will also be specific orientation activities offered to exchange students that will include you getting a student card and your welcome gift. You will meet the ESN Antwerp team and STAN, the city of Antwerp’s student service office. There will also be opportunities to ask any questions about your classes or practical matters to the university staff. You will also get the chance to get to know other international students.
Travel & accommodation
Visas & insurance
Living costs in Belgium are similar to those in the UK. We recommend that you do further independent research to gain a better understanding of the cost of your year abroad. To help you, we have a created a simple cost comparison between the UK and Belgium: