Global Science for Health Worldwide
Tropical diseases, HIV/AIDS, tuberculosis and inadequate health care influence the lives of billions of people worldwide.
The Institute of Tropical Medicine in Antwerp, Belgium, promotes the advancement of science and health for all, through innovative research, advanced education, professional services and capacity building of partner institutions in the South.
For us, scientific excellence and societal impact are two sides of the same coin.
Equal chances at a healthy life for all.
Scientific progress in tropical medicine and public health.
OUR CORE TASKS
Scientific research; higher education; medical and scientific service provision.
Excellence & Relevance
We strive to stand at the international forefront in key scientific domains and pursue the highest quality in research,
education and services with the ultimate aim to solve actual health problems.
We want to comply with international ethical standards and aim for critical sense, honesty and transparency in all our activities.
Sustainability & Persistence
We aim for longterm progress without compromising the ability of future generations.
We value equity, diversity, solidarity and well-being of students and employees and in partnerships.