Vrije Universiteit Brussel


About Vrije Universiteit Brussel

The Vrije Universiteit Brussel is a dynamic and modern university in the heart of Brussels. As the largest Dutch-speaking employer in the Brussels Region, the university takes up its role as an ambassador for Flanders and Brussels, in a spirit of active pluralism and open mindedness. With over 11000 students and more than 150 research teams spread over three campuses, it is one of the biggest centres of knowledge in the capital of Europe.

Our university has been at the forefront of high-level fundamental and applied research in aeronautics and space technology. Research topics range from structural and aerodynamic analysis and design over earth observation and data and image processing to physiological applications. The Faculty of Engineering in particular counts a number of highly-valued research groups with expertise in aeronautics. These groups have been dependable partners in top national and international research projects.

The aeronautics sector requires skilled people with a high-quality education. The Vrije Universiteit Brussel is proud to offer such a Master Programme in Aeronautics within its engineering curriculum. This programme thrives through intense collaboration with the Royal Military Academy, the von Karman Institute for Fluid Dynamics, and the UniversiteĢ Libre de Bruxelles.

Thanks to the expertise and network of its professors, the collaborations with national and international institutions, and its strategic location in the capital of Europe, the Vrije Universiteit Brussel is your ideal partner for prestigious research and education.

The Faculty of Engineering of the Vrije Universiteit Brussel is now proud to announce its membership of FLAG. Feel free to contact prof. Tim De Troyer or prof. Patrick Guillaume with your inquiries about aeronautics research and education.

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