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  • Coimbra signing Professor Rossana Valéria de Souza e Silva, Executive Director of the Coimbra Group of Brazilian Universities, signed a Memorandum of Understanding with VUB’s Rector Paul De Knop and VUB’s Vicerector International Policy Jan Cornelis at the Karel Van Miert building of VUB. The Coimbra group harbours 70 Brazilian universities.

  • VUB-rector Paul De Knop op bezoek in ChinaVrije Universiteit Brussel - VUB Rector, Prof. dr. De Knop, made an official visit in Shanghai and met four Chinese universities in Shanghai during 13th and 15 November 2014, including Fudan University, Tongji University, Shanghai Jiao Tong University (SJTU) and Shanghai University of Sport (SUS).

  • Logo QS World University RankingsWhile not overestimating the importance of the much debated international university rankings, the VUB is proud to be featured among the world’s top universities. Concretely, VUB has advanced 60 positions and is now ranked 313th in the 2014 edition of the Academic Ranking of World Universities (ARWU), continuing its recent upward trend.  


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