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Facts and figures 2016

Every year, the University publishes a set of statistics accounting for the previous year.


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  • Total number of enrolled students: 38,615
  • Undergraduate students:  21,764
  • Graduate students:  16,818
  • International students: 3,676 (exchange, guest and full-degree students)

Note: The total number of students differ from the number of FTE (full time equivalents).

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  • Total full time equivalents (FTE): 9,763
  • Academic staff (FTE): 5,644
  • Technical and administrative staff (FTE): 4,119

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  • Number of PhD students: 3,106
  • Number of subsidy financed research projects: 4,747

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