In the digital field, Ghent University (UGent) can boast one of the highest scale-up creation rates in Europe.
Pope Francis has appointed the Belgian archbishop Jozef De Kesel cardinal. On 19 November he was officially appointed together with sixteen other cardinals.
On 18 November, Daniël Termont, the Mayor of Ghent (East Flanders), was elected to become the new President of Eurocities, a network of about 130 European cities.
On Monday 24 October 2106, Chris Dercon, Director of the Tate Modern in London and future director of the Volksbühne in Berlin, received the 2016 Christophe Plantin Prize at a ceremony at the Bernardu
Hilde Eggermont, coordinator of the Belgian Biodiversity Platform, has become an elected member of the global council of the ‘International Union for Conservation of Nature (IUCN)’ and will be involve
According to a ranking by Quacquarelli Symonds (QS) the University of Antwerp (UAntwerpen) is the world's tenth best young university, which is three places higher than last year.