Gembloux Agro-Bio Tech, an internationally renown campus set in an exceptional environment, at the forefront of sustainable development and eco-innovation.
he campus of Gembloux Agro-Bio Tech: a green and dynamic campus, resolutely turned toward the future. It houses a unique faculty of the same name, the Faculty of Gembloux Agro-Bio Tech, dedicated since its creation in 1860 to life sciences and biological engineering.
Integrated at the University of Liège since October 1st 2009, Gembloux Agro-Bio Tech is a human-sized Faculty recognised internationally for the quality of its teaching and the excellence of its research. It welcomes nearly 1,500 students and researchers from some forty countries.
The Faculty occupies the buildings of an 18th century Benedictine abbey, in the heart of a 17-hectare wooded park. Many accommodations are available near the campus and a great variety of extra-academic initiatives contribute to student growth.
The campus of Gembloux Agro-Bio Tech has a central location in Belgium and Europe. It is located in Gembloux, city of 25,000 inhabitants of the Province of Namur, roughly 70 km from Liège, 20 km from Namur, 45 km from Brussels, 30 km from Charleroi, and less than an hour from the French border. The city is served by major motorways (E411-E42) as well as by railway lines International trains allow you to reach many destinations. Major airports in Belgium, Brussels Airport and Brussel South Charleroi Airport are also easily accessible from Gembloux.
A few key figures...
Gembloux Agro-Bio Tech, a faculty of the University of Liège which exists since 1860 and includes:
- 1,391 students of which:
- 41% are students
- 32% are foreign students
- 37 different nationalities
- 335 PhD candidates
- 82 members of the academic staff
- 400 members of the scientific, administrative, and technical staff
- 130 hectares of which 17 are wooded
Figures for the 2016-2017 academic year