University of Namur

World University Rankings 2023
Rue de Bruxelles 61, B-5000 Namur, Belgium

About University of Namur

The University of Namur is located in the heart of Namur, the capital city of Wallonia, Belgium. Namur is a French-speaking city that stands at the confluence of the rivers Sambre and Meuse.

The university offers 40 different programmes at bachelor, master and doctorate levels across six faculties: arts, law, economics, social sciences, business administration, computer science, medicine and sciences. The university focuses on developing study techniques, providing preparation courses, small group work, online materials and personalised assessments.

Across the six faculties, programmes include history of art, French and romance languages and literatures, economics, physics, and smart rurality. The main teaching language is French across bachelors and master's programmes, therefore a basic ability is mandatory. However, some classes are taught in English.

The University of Namur also has over 100 research units covering areas including nanotechnology, biotechnology and legal questions around information and communication technologies.

There are lots of on campus facilities for students to enjoy, such as a sports hall, radio station, choir, and various activities such as sporting competitions, challenges, theatre shows and language courses.

Students with musical interests can participate in: The La Vaubane choir, sophrology, and the symphony orchestra. In Namur itself, musical events include Vedur Rock, the International Francophone Film Festival, and The Wallonia Festival. Students who enjoy sports can join a team and compete in university championships such as football, volleyball, climbing and rowing.

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Key statistics

  • 57 : 43
    Student Ratio of Females to Males
  • 20.8
    No. of students per staff
  • 6,753
    Number of FTE Students
  • 12%
    Percentage of International Students
Based on data collected for the (1) 2023 World University Rankings

Subjects taught at University of Namur

  • Arts & humanities

    • History, Philosophy & Theology
    • Archaeology
    • Languages, Literature & Linguistics
  • Social sciences

    • Politics & International Studies (incl Development Studies)
    • Communication & Media Studies
    • Geography
  • Physical sciences

    • Physics & Astronomy
    • Chemistry
    • Geology, Environmental, Earth & Marine Sciences
    • Mathematics & Statistics
  • Life sciences

    • Veterinary Science
    • Biological Sciences
  • Business & economics

    • Accounting & Finance
    • Economics & Econometrics
    • Business & Management
  • Law

    • Law
  • Clinical, pre-clinical & health

    • Medicine & Dentistry
    • Other Health
  • Computer science

    • Computer Science