Our mission as a university is to contribute in an active and engaged way to the creation of a better society by delivering both high quality education and research. It’s a vision for the future that we seek to set out by way of a clear strategy. Our key facts and figures will give you a good first impression of what we stand for as a university, and what we are aiming to achieve.
General Strategic Plan
The General Strategic Plan outlines in detail how we intend to realise the policy statement of our rector Jan Danckaert. Based on that policy statement, a final policy plan is currently being developed.
Facts and Figures
VUB has more than 20,000 students from 145 countries, following more than 150 different courses of study. In addition, there are approximately 4,000 personnel working hard day in day out to ensure that our mission is successful. Click here for more facts and figures.
The academic calendar offers an overview of the most important dates and periods in the academic year, including the start and finish dates, semesters, holidays, exam periods, educational activities and public holidays.
It are not only our scientists, professors and students who use the latest scientific insights to make a difference. You too can be inspired by them. Listen to our podcasts and help set the world in motion!
By adopting a recognisable house style, we build a strong brand. Be sure to follow these guidelines to ensure that your communication about VUB is always correct and effective.
Every course at VUB undergoes a quality cycle, a series of processes and quality assurance procedures, in order to safeguard and improve the quality of education that we offer. We publicise the results for each course.