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COVID-19 UPDATE

Worried about the implications of the Coronavirus outbreak on your future studies?

1. Deadlines:

  • candidates who require a VISA: 31 March 2020
  • candidates who don’t require a VISA: 31 August 2020 at VUB
  • students with a Belgian Bachelor should register before: 15 October 2020

2. Tuition fees:

  • The general tuition fee for our master program is €938.80/year*. A detailed overview of the tuition fees* can be found here.
  • The tuition fee includes full tuition (full course/lab access + exam participation), a student card and full access to the university and faculty infrastructure as a student (library, restaurant, online tools, etc.)

3. Admission requirements:

a. degree requirements

for international student

  • bachelor or master degree in (Applied) Physics/Electrical Engineering/Materials Science
  • bachelor or master degree in another scientific field will also be considered based on pre- knowledge

for belgian degree holders

  • bachelor or master degree in (Applied) Physics/Electrical Engineering/Materials Science have direct access
  • bachelor or master degree in Architecture, Physics, Chemistry, Biochemistry and Biotechnology, industrial Science - Electronics/ICT, Engineering Science or KMS Polytechnical Department can apply for the preparatory programme of 30 ECTS

b. language requirements

  • a TOEFL-TEST, taken as recently as within the last two years, showing a score of at least 570 (paper-based) or 87 (internet-based)
  • an original “test report from” (TRF) from IELTS, issued as recently as within the last 2 years, with a minimum overall band score of 6.5
  • Cambridge-ESOL: First certificate in English (FCE)

c. exempted

  • holders of a diploma of secondary or higher education by a recognised institution in the Flemish Community
  • having successfully completed a minimum of 1 year in secondary or higher education, where the medium of instruction was English (an official certificate must be submitted)

4. Document checklist

Before you hit that 'Apply now' button make sure you have all the required documents (in.pdf) ready for upload, only complete applications will be reviewed!

Checklist:

  • clear copy of ID
  • CV
  • motivation letter
  • 2 recommendation letters
  • official bachelor degree or official certificate of graduation
  • complete and official transcript of records BSc
  • official master degree or official certificate of graduation
  • complete and official transcript of records MSc
  • official language certificate
  • complete overview of bachelor courses content description

*subject to indexation

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