Thomas More

Thomas More is the largest university college in Flanders, offering over 50 bachelor and master degree programmes in the province of Antwerp.
Thomas More was created by joining the strengths of Katholieke Hogeschool Kempen, Lessius Antwerp and Lessius Mechelen.
The University College wants to play an important strategic and international role in Flanders.

The Academic Bachelors and Masters are KU Leuven@Thomas More as of July 2013. This means that their courses are  KU Leuven courses, organized on the campuses of the new Thomas More University College. They work together closely with related professional bachelors. As a result, Thomas More is a fully fledged knowledge centre and engine for regional innovation.

With Thomas More (1478-1535) the university college follows in the footsteps of the English humanist, scientist and author. In addition, the name “More” also refers to more course programmes, more regional spread, more cooperation agreements, more horizons.

More than 17,000 students
More than 1,800 staff members
More regional spread with campuses in:

More than 30 Professional Bachelors in 7 study areas.
More than 20 Academic Bachelors and Masters in 4 study areas.


Bachelor after bachelor in the elderly coaching

The Bachelor after bachelor in the elderly coaching programme includes: an apriciative approach of elderly, the elderly as a persoon, a sociological view of elderly and an historical and international approach. Three major options are: participation, rights and autonomy

The characteristics of our programme are: quality, making the differente, cosy, coaching, practice oriented,positive appreciation by the professional field and research  (poverty – elderly – violence).

Research about elderly: Vonk3


Other research about elderly we undertake covers, Vonk3: Flemish research and knowledge centre of the third age with the main themes of, empowerment, social inclusion, technology and education


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