After graduation

This master's degree opens doors in many different branches and sectors. You will be able to work in the private sector, (non-)governmental organisations, or continue your academic career as a PhD researcher. Not sure what your next step should be? VUB is happy to help you with your first steps on the job market.

What have you learnt?

Kickstart your future: Studying electromechanical engineering at VUB is a smart choice. The Bruface collaboration between the two largest educational institutions of engineering in Brussels offers you the best of both worlds: an English-taught programme with no fewer than four possible specialisations and a highly qualified academic staff. The multidisciplinary two-year programme combines technology and strong scientific knowledge, and provides you with a large international network of companies and research facilities. There’s no better place than this internationally oriented city to kickstart your career.

Further study

The postgraduate programme in innovation and entrepreneurship in engineering is a joint initiative of the five Flemish universities that teach industrial sciences, biosciences, bioengineering and engineering sciences. The goal of the project is to enable a smoother transition from education to the job market and prepare you for your profession of choice. During the postgraduate programme, you'll gain practical experience in your field or as an entrepreneur. Aside from technical skills, we'll also focus on innovation competences and professional skills.

Are you aware that VUB sometimes looks for electromechanical engineers?


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

Find out which vacancies are currently open

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