The Antwerp University Association (also referred to as AUHA) is a structural cooperation of four higher education institutions in Antwerp and was founded in 2003 in response to the Bologna Declaration of 1999, which sought to increase synchronisation of higher education in Europe.

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Studentarts.net is a network of general practitioners open for students. Students can make an appointment by phone or via the doctor’s website. You pay the doctor on consultation. Your health insurance will later refund you partly upon proof of payment. You can find the contact details here.

When making an appointment, make sure to mention that you are a student.

Route description to the AUHA campuses and the general practitioners of the AUHA network can be found here.

Member institutions

  • University of Antwerp (Universiteit Antwerpen)
  • AP University of Applied Sciences and Arts Antwerp (AP Hogeschool Antwerpen)
  • Antwerp Maritime Academy (Hogere Zeevaartschool)
  • KdG University of Applied Sciences and Arts (Karel de Grote Hogeschool)

The association members strengthen each other by exchanging expertise and pooling resources, which enables them to improve the quality of their education and research. The Antwerp association, with more than 47.000 students, offers a student-centered education with a broad and diverse range of study and training programmes. The association consists of diverse academic and vocational institutions which work together on a basis of trust and mutual respect.

The association invests time and effort in cooperation in research, diversity, entrepreneurship, student services, study choice, library policies, the educational continuum…  Moreover the institutions of the Antwerp University Association have the resources and the experience which make them attractive international partners.

Please contact us for more information on our projects: info@auha.be

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Recognition of Prior Learning (RPL)

Many people in our society possess a variety of knowledge and abilities that they have acquired in the course of their lives, for which they did not obtain a study certificate. Such knowledge, skills, insight and attitudes can be recognised in higher education, thus making it possible to utilise these experiences. Such prior learning could potentially result in a competence certificate, which you could use to request exemptions for programme components (courses) within a particular educational programme.

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THEA for refugees and non-native newcomers

THEA* is a flexible programme for refugees and non-native newcomers with higher education prospects. It is organised by the four institutions of the Antwerp University Association (Dutch: Associatie Universiteit & Hogescholen Antwerpen or AUHA).

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