Howest

Howest is a dynamic University of Applied Sciences known for its innovative and interdisciplinary approach to education and research, and its close collaboration with industry, business and the social profit sector. We offer 24 Bachelor and 10 Associate Degrees with a strong practical focus, in the areas of Business & Management, Industrial Sciences & Technology, Digital Design, Architecture, Healthcare, Education and Social Sciences.  Howest is a member of Ghent University Association, which provides high-quality higher education to about 1/3 of Flanders’ student population.

Our four campuses are located in the historical cities of Bruges and Kortrijk, in the province of West Flanders, Belgium. Howest continuously adapts its curricula to include new areas of knowledge and to put the latest research into practice.  Creativity and entrepreneurship are part of the Howest DNA.  Field-driven assignments and on-the-job training are key components of each programme.  

Over the years, Howest has built a solid reputation in application-oriented scientific research, services and education, partnering with universities and work-field organisations in Belgium, Europe, and all over the world. In short, Howest is a university where learning is both effective and enjoyable. Howest is a dynamic University of Applied Sciences known for its innovative and interdisciplinary approach to education and research, and its close collaboration with industry, business and the social profit sector.

We offer 24 Bachelor and 10 Associate Degrees with a strong practical focus, in the areas of Business & Management, Industrial Sciences & Technology, Digital Design, Architecture, Healthcare, Education and Social Sciences.  Howest is a member of Ghent University Association, which provides high-quality higher education to about 1/3 of Flanders’ student population.

Our four campuses are located in the historical cities of Bruges and Kortrijk, in the province of West Flanders, Belgium. Howest continuously adapts its curricula to include new areas of knowledge and to put the latest research into practice.  Creativity and entrepreneurship are part of the Howest DNA.  Field-driven assignments and on-the-job training are key components of each programme.  

Over the years, Howest has built a solid reputation in application-oriented scientific research, services and education, partnering with universities and work-field organisations in Belgium, Europe, and all over the world. In short, Howest is a university where learning is both effective and enjoyable.

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Address

Marksesteenweg 58,
8500 Kortrijk, Belgium

Our motto

Serve, Empower, Care

Our team

Frederic Vlummens
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Corneel Theben Terville
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Lieven Theys
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