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Further your education in Antwerp

Home to more than 50,000 students and 170 nationalities, we are proud of our diverse international community.

Whether you are an academic, an artist, a tech creative, or a budding business leader of the future, higher education in Antwerp will help you to be your best and achieve your goals.

International students choose Antwerp because it has the variety, charm and dynamism of Europe’s capital cities but is more affordable…and cosier! A mini metropolis with unique character and style.

And as a global melting pot, English is widely spoken.

Here in Antwerp, you are extremely well connected to Europe and beyond. Perfectly located in an economic heartland and cultural hotspot, Antwerp is a magnet for investment and innovation across all sectors.

If you are looking for an excellent education, quality of life and value for money in a vibrant city that is the gateway to global opportunities, then read on about  4 higher education institutions in Antwerp that offer English-taught programmes.

Find the offer that best suits your needs and contact the universities and schools directly. They will be happy to listen to you and help you further. 

University of Antwerp

A university for original thinkers: the University of Antwerp is a young, dynamic and forward-thinking research university offering 32 English-taught programmes across 9 faculties. Its English-taught offer includes Bachelor’s, Master’s and PhD programmes.

UAntwerp prioritises research, building competencies, internationalisation and entrepreneurship – all within a value framework of student freedom and social responsibility.

With more than 21,000 students and 80,000 alumni across all its programmes, this is Antwerp’s largest higher education institution.

Find out more here to see if the University of Antwerp can help you achieve your study goals.


Antwerp Maritime Academy


A managerial job in the maritime sector?

Antwerp is Europe’s second largest port and the number 1 for conventional cargo. It is the perfect environment in which to gain the expertise needed for a career in the innovative world of shipping.  

The Antwerp Maritime Academy offers international students and exchange students the chance to follow English-taught programmes in Nautical Sciences or Maritime Engineering as part of your Bachelor’s or Master’s programmes.

Discover more about this specialist training at a top quality school here

AP University of Applied Sciences and Arts

Here at AP University of Applied Sciences and Arts, we are a firm believer in hands-on learning. Students are attracted to our state-of-the-art campuses, our wide opportunities to gain valuable work experience, and our warm and personal approach.

With study programmes in business, care, communication, education, science … AP also has plenty of passions to choose from. And if it’s visual or performing arts that make your heart beat faster, you may find your match at our renowned schools of arts: the Royal Academy of Fine Arts Antwerp and Royal Conservatoire Antwerp.

Most of our programmes are taught in Dutch, but AP also offers exchange programmes and traineeships in English. So each year we also welcome a large number of international students for a short or long-term stay.

AP strives to create an open community were everyone feels welcome, where you can be yourself and where you can develop your full potential, both professionally and personally.

 Are you ready to bring out the best in you? Get in touch!

KdG University of Applied Sciences and Arts


With the broadest English-taught offering of Antwerp’s Universities of Applied Sciences and Arts,  KdG has a range of increasingly popular international Bachelor’s, Master’s and exchange programmes.

Expert-led practical, professional training equips you with the skills you need to launch your career in business, computer science, creative technologies or the arts.

KdG stands for quality,accessible education, and inclusiveness, in an environment where open dialogue is encouraged within small classes.

And being solution-oriented, it commits to delivering results and developing your potential.

Having grown a network of more than 250 international partners, internationalisation and collaboration are in KdG’s DNA.

Find the programme that suits you!