University of Antwerp

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This page describes the collaboration with the University of Antwerp (Dutch: Universiteit Antwerpen, UA).


The purpose of the activities is to establish a Wikipedia education program. This includes having students writing Wikipedia articles as assignments, having images from the university uploaded to Wikimedia Commons and data added to Wikidata.

History and background[edit]






  • 2018 - Upload of more than 1000 reproductions by the Prentenkabinet of the University of Antwerp to Wikimedia Commons   (announcement (archived))
  • 8 October 2018 - Introduction in Wikipedia/Wikimedia with class of students   (Beireke1)
  • 20 November 2018 - Edit-a-thon with group of students of 8 October   (documentation) (Sam.Donvil & Romaine)
  • 29 November 2018 - Feedback provided on all articles written by the students of the University of Antwerp   (documentation) (Romaine)


The metrics and statistics of this project are:

  • Number of people present with an activity: 41 students (20 November 2018) + teacher + two from Wikimedia
  • Number of newly registered users: all students
  • Number of content pages created/improved: ... (preferable specify by wiki, content type and creation/improvement)
  • Number of edit-a-thons and workshops: ...
  • Number of other activities: ...
  • ...

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