The Belgian University of Namur was established in 1831 by the Society of Jesus. The University is known for promoting the values of humanistic traditions throughout research and teaching methods. The main focus of the university is to educate students, faculty, and international researchers to become responsible members of the society. 5,000 students are enrolled in the university's fields of study regarding linguistics, computer science, ethic, nanotechnologies, and human rights. Furthermore, there are 670 researchers, 75 research unites, 600 projects, and 682 publications currently recorded.