University of Antwerp Faculty of Business and Economics

Antwerpen - Belgium

Faculty of Business and Economics

Prinsstraat 13
2000 Antwerp

+32 32654040

https://www.uantwerpen.be/en/about-uantwerp/faculties/faculty-of-business-and-economics/

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EXCELLENT Business School

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  • STATISTICS

    Number of Faculty Staff133
    Number of International Faculty Staff25
    Number of Labs/Research Centers7
    Total International Students680
    Total Students2972
    Average international student fees – non-EEA members€ 2890/year
    Average domestic student fees – including EEA-members€ 938.8/year
    Proportion of graduates employed100%
    Number of Careers advisors3
  • EQUIPMENT

    Classrooms

    The capacity of the instructional facilities (classrooms) varies from 20 to 700 students. All lecture rooms are equipped with a projection screen and an overhead projector. The larger halls are equipped with amplifiers combined with portable microphones and there is the possibility for data projectors and videos. The smaller lecture rooms have the option of using a mobile video projector. All the rooms are networked. In addition, the auditoria (lecture halls) are equipped with modern multi-media resources for lecturing and communication.

    Three lecture rooms have been equipped for special purposes. Two language labs are available for students to practise their foreign language skills on an individual basis, while being monitored and supervised by the instructor. The equipment comprises approximately 30 network PCs, and audio-visual equipment. A debate classroom is equipped with eight round tables, which can seat four to eight students who can engage in a debate. The instructor can communicate with each group separately from the control desk.

    It is worth mentioning that we are in the process of erecting a new classroom which will provide students with working stations that include a big multimedia screen. This will give them the opportunity to work together in an interactive and educational work environment that will give them the chance to truly interact and reach great results.

    Computer and Internet infrastructure

    Students can use approximately 200 UAntwerp computers, located in various buildings on the FBE campus. A wireless network is also available. Students are able to buy laptops at favourable conditions as a result of an agreement signed between UAntwerp and Dell Computers. The reading rooms of the university’s libraries have public network access points and wireless hotspots for laptops. WiFi access across all campuses is also widely used by our students.

    Laboratory facilities

    To support (engineering) sciences in the AES BE (applied economic sciences, business economics) programme a practice and demonstration hall has been installed. It comprises 3 parts:

    A laboratory for demonstrations and experiments in the disciplines of general chemistry, chemical process technology, and industrial chemistry;

    A classroom for experiments and demonstrations supporting the courses electromagnetism and optics, electronics, electricity;

    A multi-functional location with both fixed and removable tables for multidiscipline purposes

    All places have connection for electricity, compressed air, internet and data communication. Special attention has been paid to safety measures (e.g. safety showers, eye washes, fire blankets, fire extinguishers and emergency fuses). These measures clearly show the state of the art of laboratories and of the necessary safety and health measures to be taken in a business context as well.

    The lab runs on the LAB-LIBRARY concept and is managed as a closed library. This requires autonomous, consultative, experimental set-ups: experiments that can be carried out by the students with practically no intervention from the supervising staff. The necessary supervision in this case is taken over by a PC and multi- media resources.

    Libraryresources

    The library of Applied Economics is integrated in the library of Human and Social Sciences on the City Campus. This library opened in September 2007 and provides all the modern facilities that characterise a state-of-the-art university library. Facilities include:

    • 850 places to study or work, equipped with internet connection, sockets and extralight
    • 10 rooms for groupwork
    • 250PCs
    • 500.000+ volumes in open stacks and 800.000+ volumes in closedstacks
    • wirelessnetwork
    • a staffed information desk in each readingroom
    • on-line requests for InterLibrary Loan or volumes in the stacks, and on-linereservations
    • custom-made courses in information skills for students and academicstaff
  • MEMBERSHIPS

     

    Name of the entity

     

    Date of

    membership

     

    Brief description of the membership

    EFMD Global Network2013

    EFMD is a global, non- profit, membership driven organisation dedicated to management development. Recognised globally as an accreditation body for business schools, business school programmes, and corporateuniversities.

    It has over 900 members

    across 91 countries.

    EFMD – Highered2009

    HIGHERED is the only global talent platform to connect students, schools and companies worldwide. Offered as a joint venture between EFMD Global and

    Highered.

    AASCB2004

    AACSB International (AACSB), a global nonprofit association, connects educators, students, and business to achieve a common goal: to create the next generation of great leaders. AACSB provides services to over 1,700 member organizations and more than 800 accreditedbusiness

    schoolsworldwide.

    BETA GAMMA SIGMA2016Beta Gamma Sigma is The International Business Honor Society. Since 1913 they have recognized and honored top performing students from around the world in business schools accredited by The Association to Advance Collegiate Schools of Business (AACSB).
    AURORA NETWORK2016The AURORA Network is a university network platform for European university leaders, administrators, academics, and students to learn from and with each other. Dedicated to difference: matching world-class academic excellence with societal engagement and impact.
    UTRECHT NETWORK1985 (since the start)

    The Utrecht Network is a Europe-wide network of universities cooperating in internationalisation, it is committed to initiatives that strengthen the international profile of its member universities and the cohesion of the group. Through active participation, institutions are encouraged to initiate joint activities leading to further internationalisation of memberinstitutions.

    Extensive experience gained at national and international level is shared in order to attain the highest quality in the management of European and international projects, exchanges, university services and organisation. From a global perspective the Network is committed to building bridges between cultures through the development of mobility schemes with partners in other continents.

    AEN1999

    The Australian-European Network (AEN) and the Utrecht Network (UN)

    form a multi-lateral student exchange programme that facilitates the educational exchange of undergraduate, postgraduate and PhD students between the memberUniversities.

    Established in 1999 it now includes 6 Australian and 31 European memberuniversities.

     

    MAUI1995The Utrecht Network, through its links with the MAUI Network (Mid- America Universities International), offers its students the opportunity to apply for placement in the USA. The MAUI Network  compromises of thirteen American universities onsixteen campuses.
    COLUMBUS2014

    Columbus is an association of European and Latin American universities. Its main goal is to foster international cooperation and institutional development of its  member universities by enhancing managementprocesses

    and structures.

    Young Europeans Research Universities (YERUN)

    2015

    (UAntwerp was one of the founding fathers)

    The founding goals of the YERUN network are to strengthen and develop cooperation in the areas of research, academic education and service to society among a cluster of highly-ranked, young research universities in Europe on an equal basis

    and for their common benefit.

    EUROPEAN UNIVERSITIES ALLIANCE: young

    Universities for the Future of Europe (YUFE)

    2019

    YUFE’s alliance, including eight young universities, will bring a radical change  in European Higher Education by establishing itself as the leading model of a young, student centred, non- elitist, open and inclusive European University. A unique ecosystem linking universities to communities, YUFE will be based on cooperation between higher education institutions, the public and private sector and citizensacross Europe.

     

    HUMANE1997HUMANE, the Heads of University Management & Administration Network in Europe, is an international association whose aims are to build international networks, to foster innovation in higher education services and to drive professional excellence in higher educationmanagement.
    European Institute for Advanced Studies in ManagementPart of the Academic Council since 1995Since its foundation in 1971, the European Institute for Advanced Studies in Management (EIASM) has dedicated itself to raising the profile of European Management Research with respect to other established scientific disciplines as well as the business world.
    The SHIFT2019

    The Shift is the Belgian meeting point for sustainability. Together with their members and partners they want to

    realise the transition to a more sustainable society and economy.

    Smart Transportation Alliance2014

    Founded in December 2014 and with headquarters in Brussels (Belgium), the Smart Transportation

    Alliance (STA) is a not-for- profit global collaborative platform for transportation infrastructure innovation across modes and the

    Smart City.

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