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    Explore your options

    Next to the many exchange options within your current study programme, there are also many 'extra' options to expand your horizon abroad.

    Pursue an extra degree at a foreign university

    You can either directly apply at a foreign university, or access through a specific scholarship programme. In this section we offer some links to familiar scholarships. Mind the deadline and take into account that an application process can take a while. Starting on time is more than a good piece of advice.

    Study or Research in the USA

    Belgian American Educational Foundation

    Study or Research in the USA

    Fulbright Belgium

    Go abroad

    Go Strange!

    Studying abroad


    Europe-wide Organisation for Science & Tech Students

    BEST Brussels

    Internships, volunteering and projects

    The VUB Career Center collects internships and offers for volunteer work, also abroad. You can get in touch with them to get advice and browse their job offer database, paid as well as voluntary. At VUB finally, interesting projects are emerging all the time.

    Stages en vrijwilligerswerk

    Career Center

    Internships and volunteering

    Career Center

    Collaboration between 6 European universities


    Volunteer work in the South


    Intercultural learning experience

    AFS Interculturele Programma's vzw

    Volunteering around the world

    Bouworde vzw

    World leader in international education

    EF Education First

    Adventurous, sustainable & conscious travel


    Global citizenship and international projects


    Internship Financing by the Government of Flanders

    Flanders Trainee Programme

    Info about moving abroad

    Vlamingen in de Wereld

    Scientific & Technical Internships Abroad

    IAESTE Brussel