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.

OUR VISION

ITM believes that each world citizen should be able to enjoy a healthy life, and that scientific progress is a motor of societal development.

OUR MISSION

ITM aims at the advancement and spread of the sciences that contribute to tropical medicine and to public health in developing countries, inclusive of their global dimensions.

OUR CORE TASKS

ITM conducts, within a coherent academic triad, fundamental, translational and applied scientific research; delivers advanced education and training; and provides medical, scientific and societal expert services.

OUR VALUES

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.

INTEGRITY

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.

FAIRNESS

We value equity, diversity, solidarity and well-being of students and employees and in partnerships.

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Staff

Total: 435
175: Academic, scientific and medical staff
260: Administrative and technical staff
 

Male/female ratio

36%: Male / 64%: Female
 

M/F ratio academic, scientific and medical staff

35%: Male / 65%: Female
 

M/F ratio administrative and technical staff

31%: Male / 69%: Female

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