VIVES is the largest university of West-Flanders. VIVES has campuses in five students citys in West-Flanders, in Bruges en Ostende(VIVES North) and in Kortrijk, Roeselare en Torhout(VIVES South). Our university offers educations in six fields of study: Applied engineering and TechnologyApplied social studies, biotechnology, Commercial sciences, Business management and Informatics, Education and Health care.

VIVES counts 17.000 students, 1.500 staff and 1.000 expert-guest lecturers from the work field. Six expertisecenters support companies and organisations with research projects.