The university campus is situated in the centre of the city of Namur, the capital of Wallonia (the French-speaking region in Belgium), which is close to other major centres like Brussels. Students have direct access to the railway station, housing, shops, cinemas, theatres, sports facilities... The UNamur campus has a lot to offer : a sports hall, a radio station , a choir , community housing for students sharing the same cultural or social project (« kots à projets »)... Various activities are organised on the campus, such as sports competitions, tournaments, challenges, introductions to music or plastic arts, language courses, theatre shows or concerts. Life is lived to the full in Namur.Research in Namur aims at balancing ethics and excellence. At the University of Namur, 11 transdisciplinary research institutes excel in 5 main clusters: life sciences; material sciences; environmental questions; patrimonies and cultures; society and digital transition. The 9 technology platforms offer their expertise and state-of-the-art equipment to researchers and the industry.
Together with the 6 faculties, professors and researchers work on multidisciplinary research projects with teams established worldwide. The UNamur excels in sectors such as nanotechnology, biotechnology, physics and chemistry of surfaces, engineering of information systems and data bases, legal questions raised by information and communication technologies, regional economics, economics of development, and social representation of disabilities.