Pioneering and innovative!
Take a look around you. Have you ever considered how many things exist in your daily life and in society thanks to research and applications developed by universities?
Batteries in electric vehicles, the camera lens in your smartphone, rehabilitation robots, 3D cameras for gaming, antibodies for developing new medicines, the latest generation of wind turbines, and so much more! These are but a few examples of what the pioneering research at VUB makes possible.
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Want to do a PhD or become a researcher at VUB?
Are you passionate about science, curious, and inventive? Then a doctoral programme or a research job is definitely something for you! At our university, you can obtain a doctorate or do research in no fewer than 36 research fields.
Science for everyone!
Our website Wtnschp.be gets straight to the point: the most important and enjoyable part of science! The website is an initiative of the Expertise Centre for Scientific Communication Brussels. Together with the Erasmus University College Brussels the VUB forms the University Association Brussels. Through it we share science with the general public. Our team fulfils the government's science communication mission with numerous events, blogs, social media posts, and educational projects.