ECTS Information Package

This webpage contains all information of the ECTS Information Package. Please use the links below for further reference.

Information on the Institution

The Vrije Universiteit Brussel (VUB) is a dynamic and modern university with almost two centuries of history. Its 8 faculties are spread over two green campuses in the Brussels Capital Region.

Our postal address is:

Vrije Universiteit Brussel
Pleinlaan 2 
1050 Brussel – Belgium
+ 32 2 629 20 10

Information on degree programmes

A complete list of degree programmes offered at the Vrije Universiteit Brussel (VUB) can be found in the Course Catalogue: Programmes taught in English - Programmes taught in Dutch. All programmes and courses are offered full-time and as face-to-face learning, unless stated otherwise.

  • For each of the programmes the course catalogue provides information on:
    • Qualification awarded
    • Level of qualification
    • Specific admission requirements
    • Specific arrangements for the recognition of prior learning (formal, informal and non-formal)
    • Qualifications requirements and regulations
    • Profile of the programme
    • Key learning outcomes
    • occupational profiles of graduates with examples
    • access to further studies
    • course structure diagram with credits (60 per full-time academic year)
    • examination regulations, assessment and grading
    • graduation requirements
    • mode of study (full-time, part-time, e-learning)
    • programme director or equivalent


  • Description of individual course units: for each course unit the course catalogue contains a seperate file with the following information:
    • Course unit title
    • Course unit code
    • Type of course unit (compulsory, optional)
    • Level of course unit (e.g. first, second or third cycle)
    • Year of study (if applicable)
    • Semester (when course is delivered)
    • Number of ECTS credits allocated
    • Name of lecturer(s)
    • Learning outcomes of the course unit
    • Mode of delivery (face-to-face, distance learning)
    • Prerequisites and co-requisites
    • Recommended optional programme components
    • Course contents
    • Recommended or required reading
    • Planned learning activities and teaching methods
    • Assessments methods and criteria
    • Language of instruction
    • Work placement