After graduation

Our varied and flexible programme, which is tailored to the needs of international students, uses a range of methods to enrich your knowledge and refine your skills in preparation for a wide variety of jobs in the public or private sectors. As a student, you'll gain both theoretical and professional knowledge and the ability to contribute to educational and social innovations.

What have you learnt?

During the programme, you'll apply scientific research methods to foster and engage in educational innovations, e.g., innovative teaching and assessment, blended learning, professional support and the use of digital technologies. Innovative thinking is not only essential in educating current and future generations, but it’s also crucial to the development of society. We help you hone your skills in critical thinking, theoretical and professional knowledge and provide insights into society’s educational and social innovations, all in an international and multicultural environment.

Further study

Keen to continue you academic career? You can apply for a PhD position at VUB! All you need is a promoter, research subject and sufficient funding. Are you up for the challenge? Or look into our Postgraduates and Microcredentials, short programmes that might meet your interest.

Are you aware that VUB sometimes looks for educational scientists?

That's right! You can build an exciting and meaningful career as an educational scientist here at your alma mater. As a large organisation we look for very diverse profiles.

Find out which vacancies are currently open

Alumni Talk

Margarita Niavi

VUB alumna Margarita Niavi inspires

Mentor & Professional Margarita Niavi (39) chose to study Educational Sciences after a bachelor in information technology. Combining the two fields of knowledge made for a unique CV, which earned her a coveted spot as a trainee at the European Parliament, where she is now a project manager. β€œSometimes you have to try things out and see where they take you.” Read more here. 

Join our community of former students

On graduation from VUB you become part of a unique network of 75,000 former students (known as alumni) who are ready to build a better future. We exchange as many experiences, ideas and other forms of knowledge as possible to stand stronger together in our jobs, our lives and the world outside.

So, besides strengthening your position on the labour market, a VUB diploma gives you a network you can build on to realise your professional ambitions and make a difference in the world. Do you need more reasons? We list more below for you.

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... it's worth it!

  • Benefits on and off campus - A BasicFit annual subscription at half the price, student rates in the Resto... : being a former student pays off with a digital alumni pass.
  • Help with job applications - It is sometimes hard for young alumni to find their way on the labour market. We help you get off to a flying start.
  • Networking - Join your faculty or study-programme alumni association and keep up to date with the latest networking events and developments in your field.
  • Career inspiration - Are you looking for a job that matches your passions? Read the career stories and tips of former students and discover the possibilities per diploma.
  • Our continuing education - Society and the labour market are constantly on the move. Our continuing education courses keep your knowledge and skills relevant. For a lifetime.

More about our activities for former students