Université libre de Bruxelles

Université libre de Bruxelles is one of 11 universities included in U-Multirank for Belgium. Université libre de Bruxelles is a very large university located in Brussels. It was founded in 1834. With regard to the scope of its subjects and degree programmes offered, the Université libre de Bruxelles is a comprehensive institution. It is characterised by a high percentage of international students. As made clear by its sunburst chart – a snapshot illustration of the university’s performance profile across the five U-Multirank dimensions. Its overall profile shows top performance across various indicators, with 10 ‘A’ (very good) scores. For a comprehensive overview of this university’s performance, see its complete performance scores in the tables below.

Université libre de Bruxelles
50 avenue F. D. Roosevelt
1050 Brussels
Belgium

http://www.ulb.ac.be/

Compare Université libre de Bruxelles to other universities

U-Multirank's unique 'Sunburst chart' gives an illustration of a university's performance profile across the five U-Multirank dimensions. These are indicated in different colours. For instance, the teaching and learning dimension is symbolised by the colour green. Each 'sunray' represents one of the thirty plus U-Multirank indicators. The longer the ray, the better the performance of an institution on the selected indicator: a full-length ray stands for 'top group' performance, whereas a short ray means 'weak' performance. A missing sunray indicates that the specific data indicator is not available. An institution's performance in an indicator can be identified by moving the cursor over the rays. A key guard for the sunburst chart is provided here .

Explanation for sunburst
Teaching & Learning
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Bachelor graduation rate

43.67

%

0.0

100.0

Masters graduation rate

96.58

%

0.0

100.0

Graduating on time (bachelors)

0.0

100.0

Graduating on time (masters)

0.0

100.0

Relative BA graduate unemployment

Relative MA graduate unemployment

Relative graduate unemployment long first degree

Graduating on time (long first degree)

Graduation rate long first degree

Research
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Citation rate

1.16

0.08

2.53

Research publications (absolute numbers)

7,641

1.0

67252.0

Research publications (size-normalised)

0.3

0.0

13.53

External research income

0.0

282.88

Art related output

0.0

1.99

Top cited publications

12.3

%

0.0

34.2

Interdisciplinary publications

8.1

0.0

24.6

Post-doc positions

19.27

%

0.0

100.0

Publication output

Strategic research partnerships

0.0

5823.0

Professional publications

0.0

4589.01

Knowledge Transfer
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Co-publications with industrial partners

5.6

%

0.0

29.9

Income from private sources

0.0

236.5

Patents awarded (absolute numbers)

44

0.0

2416.0

Patents awarded (size-normalised)

1.75

0.0

483.1

Industry co-patents

25

%

0.0

100.0

Spin-offs

0.0

222.2

Publications cited in patents

2.2

%

0.0

5.2

Income from continuous professional development

0.0

100.0

Graduate companies

0.0

81.5

International Orientation
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Foreign language bachelor programmes

Foreign language master programmes

11.74

%

0.0

100.0

Student mobility

0.15

0.0

1.0

International academic staff

14.55

%

0.0

100.0

International joint publications

69.4

%

8.3

91.4

International doctorate degrees

43.59

%

0.0

100.0

Foreign language long first degree programmes

Regional Engagement
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Bachelor graduates working in the region

Master graduates working in the region

Student internships in the region

0.0

100.0

Regional joint publications

37.2

%

0.0

84.5

Income from regional sources

0.0

100.0

Strategic research partnerships in the region

0.0

100.0

General
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Female students bachelor

Female students master

Female professors

Female academic staff

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