What to expect

We organise a range of online information sessions. They take place at different times, so that it fits your schedule.

  • Our info session for international students provides general information on the university’s offer, student life and general application information. Please book one of the programme specific info sessions to ask your academic related questions.
  • Our programme specific info sessions tackle questions on the programme content (courses, professors, assignments, internships, etc.) and the application requirements (relevant background, language criteria…).

IMPORTANT: Questions about ongoing application files cannot be answered during the online info sessions. 

Calendar and registration


Info sessions for international students

International Relations Office (IRMO)

  • General info session for international students. Monthly sessions start in November 2022 until May 2023.
  • Visa formalities for international students: This session will be organised as of April 2023. 
  • Blocked account procedure: This session will be organised as of April 2023.
  • Health insurance for international students: This session will be organised as of April 2023.

Housing department

  • Info session on all practical information regarding VUB housing (incl. application and allocation process).
  • In November and March the sessions will focus on VUB accommodation and the private housing in Brussels. The session in May will mainly focus on the private housing in Brussels.

Participating English-taught programmes

Faculty of Engineering

  • General info sessions for prospective international engineering students 
  • Master of Science in Applied Computer Science
  • Master of Science in Architectural Engineering [Bruface]
  • Master of Science in Biomedical Engineering
  • Master of Science in Chemical and materials engineering [Bruface]
  • Master of Science in Civil engineering [Bruface]
  • Master of Science in Electrical Engineering [Bruface]
  • Master of Science in Electromechanical engineering [Bruface]
  • Master of Science in Photonics Engineering

Faculty of Languages & Humanities

  • Multilingual Bachelor in Linguistics and Literary Studies
  • Multilingual Master in Linguistics and Literary Studies
  • Research Master in Philosophy

Faculty of Medicine and Pharmacy

  • TBA

Faculty of Psychology & Educational Sciences

  • Master of Science in Education Sciences

Faculty of Science and Bio-engineering Sciences

  • Master of Science in Biology
  • Master of Science in Chemistry
  • Master of Science in Computer Science 
  • Master of Science in Geography
  • Master of Science in Marine and Lacustrine Science and Management (known as: Oceans & Lakes) 
  • Master of Science in Molecular Biology
  • Master of Science in Physics and Astronomy

Faculty of Social Sciences & Solvay Business School

  • Bachelor of Science in Business Economics
  • Bachelor of Science in Social Sciences
  • Master of Science in Business Engineering: Business & Technology 
  • Master of Science in Communication Studies: Journalism and Media in Europe
  • Master of Science in Communication Studies: Digital Media in Europe
  • Master of Science in International Business
  • Master of Science in Management
  • Master of Science in Political Science: European and International Governance