Vrije Universiteit Brussel (VUB)
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Vrije Universiteit Brussel is an internationally oriented university in Brussels. The University is part of a network of first-rate Dutch-speaking social facilities in Brussels. With more than 6,000 employees (including the UZ Brussel) and about 16,000 students, the Vrije Universiteit Brussel plays a crucial role in emphasising the Flemish presence in the capital of Flanders, Belgium and Europe. The faculties, services and departments of Vrije Universiteit Brussel are located in 4 campuses in the Brussels-Capital Region: Etterbeek, Jette and Anderlecht.
The University has four campuses:
- Brussels Health Campus: the campus houses the Faculty of Medicine and Pharmacy.
- Brussels Humanities, Sciences & Engineering Campus: this is the largest campus of VUB.
- Brussels Photonics Campus: this campus houses high-tech platforms for micro-optical design.
- Brussels Technology Campus: the campus includes the buildings of the department of Industrial Sciences & Technology and the Musical division of the Royal Conservatory of Brussels.
- Swimming pool
- Running field
- Multisport Halls/Courts
- Student Futsal League
- Flemish/Belgian Student Championships
- Computers and Information Technology
- Environmental, Earth Studies and Geography
- Media, Communication and Film Studies
Applications can only be submitted through our website.
All prospective students need to provide evidence of sufficient knowledge of English (or Dutch if applying for a Dutch programme). Language tests cannot be older than 2 years and each programme specifies its level of knowledge of the language.
When you apply for a Bachelors programme you need to have a secondary school certificate. Each course has its own specific requirements.
When you apply for a Masters programme you need to have a bachelor degree (or equivalent). Each course has its own specific requirements.
What you need to apply
- ID card/passport copy
- Passport size photo
- Secondary education degree
- Transcript of records
- Motivational letter
- Proof of English language requirement
Information regarding student housing can be found on the University's new student portal!
The tuition fees vary depending on:
- the programme you enrol in
- your nationality (EEA or non-EEA)
- the number of ECTS credits that you register for
- whether or not you are a scholarship student
A general overview of the tuition fees can be seen here.