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University of Namur

History

From 1831, under the leadership of Jean-Baptiste Brabant, father of the mayor of Namur, seven families contribute to facilitate the foundation of a Jesuit college in Namur, provided that a class of philosophy after school secondary. 

Education

With 70 different programmes at the Bachelor, Master and Doctorate levels, the UNamur welcomes over 6.650 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.

Research

Recently updated, the research landscape of UNamur includes 11 transdisciplinary research institutes . Research activities are based on cutting-edge scientific equipment grouped into 8 technological platforms . Researchers work on interdisciplinary and interdisciplinary projects involving fundamental and applied research. Their expertise covers many areas.

PhD Programmes

University of Namur Scholarships

Below you will find scholarships related to University of Namur. Distinction can be made between scholarships provided by the University and those provided by independent providers.

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Various benefits
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DFL Scholarship Program
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Daughters for Life Foundation
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Grant
3500 USD
Deadline
15 Nov 2024
ACES Scholarships
Merit-based Need-based

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ACES Education Fund
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Independent provider
Grant
3000 EUR
Deadline
21 Sep 2024
Bursaries for conference interpreting students
Merit-based

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European Commission
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Independent provider
Grant
1000 USD
Deadline
30 Nov 2024
ServiceScape Scholarship
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ServiceScape
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Independent provider
Grant
Various benefits
Deadline
14 Oct 2024
Fulbright U.S. Student Program
Merit-based Need-based

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U.S. government
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Various benefits
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Erasmus+ - Grants for study mobility
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OeAD, Austria's Agency for Education and Internationalisation
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Grant
5000 USD
Deadline
25 Aug 2024
Women Scholarship for International Students
Merit-based

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90000 AUD
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World Universities Ramsay Postgraduate Scholarship
Merit-based Need-based

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The Ramsay Centre
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Independent provider
Grant
3000 USD
Deadline
31 Dec 2025
Scholarship for students with disabilities
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Anonymous Hope Fund
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Independent provider
Grant
12000 USD
Deadline
30 Nov 2024
Tobacco Harm Reduction Scholarship Programme
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The Tobacco Harm Reduction Scholarship Programme
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Independent provider
Grant
3000 USD
Deadline
Not specified
AAPG Foundation Grants-in-Aid
Merit-based Need-based

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American Association of Petroleum Geologists Foundation
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Independent provider
Grant
1000 USD
Deadline
31 Oct 2024
$1,500 Annual Video Contest Scholarship
Merit-based

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IvyPanda
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Independent provider
Grant
1350 EUR
Deadline
31 Oct 2024
ELES-Scholarship (Ernst-Ludwig-Ehrlich-Studienwerk)
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Austria’s Agency for Education and Internationalisation
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Grant
Various benefits
Deadline
31 Dec 2024
Grants of the Leopold Figl Foundation for students with residence in Lower Austria
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Leopold Figl Foundation
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Grant
55000 USD
Deadline
01 Nov 2024
Francesca Norris Memorial Scholarship
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International Society of Women Airline Pilots
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Grant
10000 USD
Deadline
01 Nov 2024
Type Rating Scholarships
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International Society of Women Airline Pilots
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Grant
5000 USD
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International Conference Scholarship
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International Society of Women Airline Pilots
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Grant
5000 USD
Deadline
01 Nov 2024
Financial Scholarships
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International Society of Women Airline Pilots
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Independent provider
Grant
1500 USD
Deadline
31 Jul 2024
Spreadsheet Gladiator Scholarship
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Coefficient
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Grant
200 USD
Deadline
31 Jul 2024
Wiingy Future STEM Leaders Scholarship
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Wiingy
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University Ranking

World University Rankings by Times Higher Education
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601 200
2023
801
2022
801
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Best Global Universities Rankings by U.S. News & World Report
2024
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2023
1498 -4
2022
1494
Best Global Universities Rankings by U.S. News & World Report presents all the top universities from the U.S. and 60 other countries around the world.

Student services

UNamur offers several services to researchers, such as the identification of financing opportunities, support inTechnology Transfer, or regarding International Mobility.

Many research units at UNamur possess state-of-the-art equipment that can be put at the disposal of researchers within and outside UNamur. The list of such equipment refers to the corresponding department and contact person.

Research units at UNamur offer different services to companies and establish research collaborations with industries and research centres.

Housing services

  • The university has more than 400 residence units available for students: residences for women and for men, community/group houses and project kots (several private student rooms with common areas and facilities, living and working together in one residence on a common project).
  • The private housing rental market is very well developed in the city. Many possibilities to find housing adapted to your needs exist.
  • If you need a place to stay for a few days (waiting of your kot or during the preparatory courses), then Namur has: a youth hostel, or… a camp-ground, but there are also many guest houses, bed and breakfasts and hotels.

Library services

The Moretus Plantin University Library(BUMP) is the central library of UNamur.

The library is well stocked with some 800.000 volumes, 7.000 electronic periodicals, as well as multidisciplinary databases of bibliographical and text based files.

The library also has an invaluable collection of old and rare books.

ICT services

The ICT (Information and Communication Technologies for Education) Unit provides information, training, advice and support for the design and production of educational products and devices using Information and Communication Technologies. It participates in the development and / or support of projects selected during the call for multimedia projects.

Medical services

When you see a doctor, the cost of the examination may be covered by your health insurance.

For all appointments at the doctor’s, or if your doctor comes to your home, or for appointments with a specialist, your receive a document.

Campus life

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.

Sports facilities

Doing sport it is good for health… but it needs to be fun! So find what's good for you. In Namur, whether it's for fun or competition, individual or on a team, inside or outside, the sports activities suggested make it possible for everyone to continue their favorite sport or to discover a new one.

The Students Association also organises, in collaboration with some project Kots, various tournaments (mini-foot, volleybal) during the year and some fun and unique activities at various times (university festival).

The University of Namur has a general sports hall including a large gym (minis-foot, basketball, volleyball), and rooms for martial arts and power-training.

Student clubs

The General Assembly of the Students (AGE) has for mission to collect and to defend the students of the University. Its main functions are the representation of the students, both with the faculties authorities and within the Federation of the Students French speakers (FEF) and the animation of the campus.

Notre Dame de Namur University is an accredited, independent Catholic, coeducational, master's university offering graduate, credential, and undergraduate degree completion programs. WSCUC (formerly WASC) has continuously accredited NDNU since 1955.

Namur, Walloon Region, Belgium

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