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  • Marc DelgadoMarc Delgado, Geography Professor at the University of Asuncion, completed his MS (magna cum laude) and PhD (summa cum laude) at the VUB. He was voted by xyHt magazine - the most important geospatial publication in North America - as one of the world's 40 best professional geographers under the age of 40. He is one of the winners along with 39 other scientists, educators and specialists from 18 countries.

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    The VUB's ICT4D OpenClinic project was nominated for the Digital for Development (D4D) award. The award is a two-yearly initiative from the Royal Museum of Middle-Africa with support from the Belgian Directorate-General for Development Cooperation (DGD). The Digital for Development prize awards initiatives which use digitalisation and (new) technologies in an innovative way to support sustainable development goals. 

  • An international conference to celebrate the 45th anniversary of Belgium-China diplomatic relations was organised on the 3rd and 4th October. The conference, co-sponsored by Vrije Universiteit Brussel (VUB), Egmont Institute – Royal Institute for International Relations and Brussels Academy for China and European Studies (BACES), took place at the Egmont Palace and the VUB Brussels Humanities, Sciences & Engineering Campus.

  • The interest of International Students to obtain a degree at VUB in Brussels, the heart of the European Union, has continuously increased over the past ten years.

    To be able to offer interested international students to correct information, the International Relations & Mobility Fair of VUB will attend the following International Study Fairs:

  • The Erasmus+ programme now also allows for credit mobility with non-EU partner countries.

    Within this framework, grants are awarded to VUB for credit mobility with China and Cuba at Bachelor, Master, PhD, and teaching staff level starting next academic year.

  • VUB joins the official State Visit of King Philippe and Queen Mathilde to the People’s Republic of China from the 20th to the 27th of June. The official Belgian delegation to China includes 125 dignitaries. Besides representatives of the various Belgian governments, important economic and academic delegates also take part in the State Visit.

  • VUB en University of Patras sluiten onderzoeksovereenkomstThe University of Patras and the Vrije Universiteit Brussel have a longstanding and intense joint history of collaboration. To further intensify and facilitate this already successful collaboration, both universities have now expressed their commitment to create a joint research laboratory.

  • VUB International Relations and Mobility Office

    The VUB ‘International Relations and Mobility Office’, IRMO, welcomes all international students at the VUB.

    IRMO assists students in getting settled and finding information on living in Belgium and studying at the VUB.