Aedes Academiarum

Welcome to the Royal Flemish Academy of Belgium for Science and the Arts

The KVAB is the Academy of Flanders, a learned society founded in 1772. Entering the societal debate on scientific and artistic topics in a neutral and interdisciplinary way is the main task of the Academy. This is done by:



Jord Hanus

Cover Affluence and Inequality in the Low Countries. the City of 's Hertogenbosch in the Lon Sixteenth Century, 1500-1650.

Natasja Peeters

Cover Frans Francken de Oude (ca. 1542-1616). Leven en werken van een Antwerps historieschilder.

Marc De Mey, Maximiliaan Martens, Cyriel Stroo

Cover Vision and Material. Interaction between Art and Science in Jan van Eyck's Time.
Academy news
  • José Mariano Gago overleden

    18/04/2015 — Met droefheid meldt de Academie het overlijden van prof. José Mariano Gago. De Portugese fysicus was...

  • Symposium Spin-offs 10 June 2015

    18/03/2015 — Innovative entrepreneurship via spin-offs of knowledge centres is a one day symposium in Brussels, in the context...

Events diary

  • Thursday 28 May

    CF: BAPS 2015

  • CF: BAPS 2015

  • Tuesday 2 June

    CF: New trends in Hopf algebras and tensor categories