Antwerp, 26-28 April 2017
PCU University Games
Free Cultural Program
The host city Antwerp is the economic capital of Belgium and the largest and most important city of Flanders, the Dutch speaking federal region of Belgium.
The city center has a population of 517,042 inhabitants, the metropolitan area over 1.1 million inhabitants and the Greater Antwerp Area over 1.8 million inhabitants. Internationally, Antwerp is the largest diamond trade centre in the world, passing New York and Mumbai. In addition Antwerp is the second largest port of Europe after Rotterdam. Finally, the Antwerp Fashion Academy is considered one of the best in the world, ensuring the highest concentration of fashion shops and flagship stores within Belgium, the Netherlands and Luxembourg.
On a sports level, Antwerp hosted the Olympic Games in 1920 and was the European Capital of Sport in 2013. The city also welcomed 4 FISU world university championships and many international interuniversity championships.
PCU CULTURAL PROGRAM
During the 2017 PCU Games, the University of Antwerp will host the prestigious exposition of the Antwerp University and Panathlon Drawing Contest.