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|Official Name||Universiteit Hasselt
|English Name||Hasselt University
|Tel||+32 (0)11 26 81 76
||Fax||+32 (0)11 26 81 99
|List faculties||Faculty of Business Economics
School of Transportation Sciences
Faculty of Medicine and Life Sciences
Faculty of Sciences (including School of Information Technology)
Faculty of Law
Faculty of Engineering Technology
Faculty of Architecture and Arts
|Number academic staff||745
||Number of students master||1150
|Number students bachelor||3780
||Number of students phd||522
|Number students foreign fulldegree programmes||630
||Number of foreign students other programmes||190
Campus Diepenbeek , Agoralaan, gebouw D 3590 Diepenbeek
Campus Hasselt , Martelarenlaan 42 3500 Hasselt
Hasselt University is an innovative university which has a pronounced international orientation. Hasselt University stands for excellence in education, top research in spearhead fields and active commitment to innovation and entrepreneurship.
The overall objective is to combine academic excellence with economic and social relevance.
The faculties of Sciences, Engineering Technology, Medicine and Life Sciences, Business Economics, Law, and Architecture and Arts offer attractive undergraduate, graduate and PhD programmes at a high academic level. The courses are research-led and students participate in the university’s research programmes from an early stage. Moreover, knowledge and skills are frequently related to concrete real life situations. The programmes are supported by a range of innovative and effective teaching and learning methods. They also stimulate students to develop their full potential. Hasselt University aims at self-assured and independent professionals, equipped with the necessary skills for analysing and solving problems, working in multidisciplinary teams, chairing discussions, presenting ideas …
The research policy of Hasselt University focuses on top research in a number of spearhead fields including materials for (bio)electronics and nanotechnology, biostatistics, cleantech, environmental sciences, ICT, life sciences, open innovation and small businesses, transportation sciences and traffic safety. In these multidisciplinary domains, the research institutes of Hasselt University combine fundamental and applied research, including contract research for industry and organizations. Much attention is paid to increasing the valorisation of research results and the starting up of spin-off companies. Hasselt University assumes an active role in stimulating innovative economic activities in the region, including the co-ordination of
regional thematic company clusters in domains such as life sciences, renewable energy and cleantech.
Hasselt University has an extensive international network and develops joint programmes with universities in Belgium and the Netherlands. Our international students and researchers come from all over the world.