Admission requirements

As a general rule, every study programme comes with its own set of conditions. You will find all the requirements for your chosen programme by clicking 'admission requirements' under the 'programme' tab.

Which degree is required?

Do you have a bachelor’s or master’s degree from a Flemish university in one of the following disciplines? In that case, you are welcome to join the programme:

  • Bioengineering sciences
  • Biochemistry and biotechnology
  • Biology
  • Biomedical sciences.

For other Flemish diplomas in a related discipline (e.g. chemistry; veterinary medicine; pharmaceutical sciences; medicine), the admission decision is based on our evaluation of your complete application file.

Do you hold a bachelor’s or master’s degree from a non-Flemish university in one of the above disciplines? The admission decision is based on our evaluation of your complete application file.

Will I need to sit an entrance exam?

You will not need to sit an entrance exam to begin the programme. Your admission depends on your complete application file (proof of meeting the academic and language requirements, satisfactory background, ...). You can find all you need to know about admission requirements, deadlines and application forms on the application page.

Are there any language requirements?

You'll need to demonstrate sufficient knowledge of English as language of instruction by meeting one of the following criteria:

  • successful completion of one of the following language proficiency tests:
    • TOEFL: minimum level 79 for the internet-based test (IBT)
    • IELTS: minimum level academic module 6.5
    • ITACE: minimum level B2
    • Cambridge English Qualification Scale: minimum level 170
  • a diploma from secondary or higher education where English was the language of instruction;
  • successful completion of secondary education in a Belgian educational establishment.
Are there any other conditions?

No, there are no other conditions to consider when starting the Master in Molecular Biology programme.

If you hold a foreign diploma (non-Belgian degree), you have to consider specific administration. Let us guide you through these steps:

Check the most important steps to consider

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