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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

    Studying abroad


    Go abroad

    Go Strange!

    Research, study and teaching opportunities in over 140 countries!


    Master and PhD opportunities in China

    Chinese Government Scholarships

    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

    Research and experience projects in the South


    Volunteer work in the South