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Interuniversity Institute of High Energies
Joint institute of ULB and VUB
Located in Brussels

IIHE and the Nobel Prize in Physics

About IIHE


The IIHE group

The IIHE is the Interuniversity Institute of High Energies. It is the joint institute of Université Libre de Bruxelles (ULB) and Vrije Universiteit Brussel (VUB) of almost 100 people of about 20 different nationalities. The institute was founded in 1972 and is based in the Plain Campus in Brussels.

The website for the institute can be found here.


Scientific staff: 19
Postdocs and guests: 20
PhD students: 31
Number of masters students: 8
Engineers and technicians: 5
Computing: 6
Secretariat: 3

For more details see the The IIHE annual reports.

The IIHE is mainly funded by the FNRS, the FWO, the ULB-VUB, the IAP (Interuniversity Attraction Pole, Belspo), the European Union (FP7) and industrial contracts.