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Mercator, Hogeschool Provincie Oost-Vlaanderen
Mercator, Hogeschool Provincie Oost-Vlaanderen, Abdisstraat 1, 9000 Gent, Belgium
Mercator is an autonomous institute of higher education of the Province of East Flanders. It came into being in 1995 as a merger of three institutes run by the Province of East Flanders. It was named after the famous Flemish cartographer Gerardus Mercator (1512-1594). The first principal of Mercator Hogeschool is Dr. Paul Van Hauwermeiren. The total number of students is about 3 500, of which 900 are currently studying in the Department of Translation Studies, 2 400 in the Department of Business Studies and the Department of Business Administration & Languages, and 200 in the Department of Nursing.
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