Antwerp Summer and Winter University 9 536 079 inhabitants, 173 nationalities Antwerp, metropolis at the river Scheldt Located in the heart of Belgium and Europe, the city of Antwerp is well-known for its major international port and for being the world’s centre for rough diamond trade. Antwerp has always played an important role in the political and cultural history of the Low Countries. It is a charming and green city with many excellent museums representing a significant cultural heritage with Pieter Paul Rubens as its most famous ambassador. In combination with over 2000 bars and restaurants and along with some of the finest shopping districts in Europe, this makes Antwerp the ideal city for students and professionals! 706 bars and 1725 restaurants 38 parks 50 museums, 60 art galleries