Vrije Universiteit Brussel, Belgium

World Rankings

  • QS World University Ranking (2017–18) 194
  • THE World University Ranking (2017–18) 301-350


  • The Vrije Universiteit Brussel (VUB) was founded in 1834 by a Brussels lawyer who wanted to establish an independent university where academic freedom would reign.
  • Currently, VUB has over 13,000 students, 20% of which are international.
  • Besides the Dutch-taught programme portfolio, VUB offers more than forty English-taught postgraduate programmes.


Vrije Universiteit Brussel, Pleinlaan 2, 1050 Elsene