the UNamur welcomes over 4,900 students in six Faculties: Arts, Law, Economics, Social Sciences and Business Administration, Computer Science, Medicine and Sciences. Its reputation is based on the quality of its education, the availability of its professors and sufficient resources to ensure maximum chances of success for each student: introduction to study techniques, preparation courses, small group work, course materials available on-line, personalized assessments.
Why Study at University of Namur
International study environment, in the heart of Europe
The University campus is situated in the centre of the city of Namur, the capital of Wallonia (the French speaking region in Belgium), which is close to other major centres like Brussels. Students have direct access to the railway station, housing, shops, cinemas, theatres, sports facilities … The UNamur campus has a lot to offer : a sports hall, a radio station , a choir , community housing for students sharing the same cultural or social project (« kots à projets »)… Various activities are organised on the campus such as sports competitions, tournamentsand challenges, introduction to music or plastic arts, language courses, theatre shows or concerts. Life is lived to the full in Namur.
Studies and Success
The UNamur has redesigned its study programmes in line with the European harmonization of Higher Education (“Bologna Process”). The UNamur has widened the choice of its studies to reconcile both specificity and openness to social and human issues. Quality of study in Namur is a first class advantage for those who wish to discover a university on a human scale at the crossroads of Europe, as part of a study exchange programme or to prepare to enter professional life.
Research in Namur aims at balancing ethics and excellence. At the University of Namur, 11 transdisciplinary research institutes excel in 5 main clusters: life sciences; material sciences; environmental questions; patrimonies and cultures; society and digital transition. The 9 technology platforms offer their expertise and state-of-the-art equipment to researchers and the industry. Together with the 6 faculties, professors and researchers work on multidisciplinary research projects with teams established worldwide. The UNamur excels in sectors such as nanotechnology, biotechnology, physics and chemistry of surfaces, engineering of information systems and data bases, legal questions raised by information and communication technologies, regional economics, economics of development and social representation of disabilities …
A university open to the world
Fully integrated in the city and region, the UNamur participates actively in their social and economic development. It promotes partnerships with the local economic partners, develops evening and weekend education programmes and life-long learning … It offers consultancy services and expertise to the public and private sectors. These activities extend well beyond the region or national borders through the ongoing collaboration with international bodies.
Namur is the capital city of the Wallonia region of Belgium. At the confluence of the Meuse and Sambre rivers is the Citadel, a medieval fortress with 7km of underground passages, gardens, views and a golden statue of a giant turtle. In town, the Felicien Rops Museum focuses on the works of this 19th-century, Namur-born erotic artist. The baroque St. Loup Church has marble columns and a richly carved ceiling.