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    Interested in studying geography abroad?

    On this page you will find all information you need.

    When?

    You can go on exchange in Bachelor year 3 or in either of your Master years. The preferred period is the 2nd semester of Bachelor year 3 and/or the 1st semester of Master year 2.

    Who?

    Bachelor exchange

    You need to:

    • have passed your courses of bachelor year 1
    • have passed all second semester courses of bachelor year 2

    Master exchange

    You need to:

    • have obtained your bachelor's degree or passed for the bridging or preparatory programme

    How?

    Nomination EU destination

    1. For study exchange, select your favorite destination (see list below). For internship/thesis you are not limited to this list. 
    2. Write a motivation letter (max. 1 page in Dutch or English)
    3. Send your application to your exchange coordinator Matthieu Kervyn
    4. Deadline is March 1st

    Nomination non-EU destination

    1. Select your top destination from this website. For internship/thesis you are not limited to this list.
    2. For study exchange, select one back-up EU destination from the list below
    3. Express you interest before December 15th to exchange.outgoing@vub.be and marjan.maes@vub.be
    4. Complete your application file (more info will be provided personally after December 15th)
    5. Send your application to your exchange coordinator Matthieu Kervyn
    6. Deadline is March 1st

    Learning agreement

    After you have been nominated, you will have to fill in a learning agreement.

    In short: in your learning agreement you propose the courses that you will be taking at your guest university. You will need to take a look at the offer of your guest university (website) yourself and come up with a proposal of your own to discuss with your exchange coordinator.

    General contact person: Marjan Maes

    INTERESTED IN STUDYING Mathematics ABROAD?

    On this page you will find all information you need.

    When?

    You can go on exchange in Bachelor year 3 or in either of your Master years, with a preference for Master year 1.

    Who?

    Bachelor exchange

    You need to:

    • have passed your courses of Bachelor year 1
    • have passed all courses of Bachelor year 2 taught in the semester during which you will go on exchange

    Master exchange

    You need to:

    • have obtained your Bachelor's degree

    How?

    Nomination EU destination

    1. For study exchange, select your favorite destination (see list below). For internship/thesis you are not limited to this list. 
    2. Write a motivation letter (max. 1 page in Dutch or English)
    3. Send your application to your exchange coordinator Uwe Einmahl
    4. Deadline is March 1st

    Nomination non-EU destination

    1. Select your top destination from this website. For internship/thesis you are not limited to this list.
    2. For study exchange, select one back-up EU destination from the list below
    3. Express you interest before December 15th to exchange.outgoing@vub.be and marjan.maes@vub.be
    4. Complete your application file (more info will be provided personally after December 15th)
    5. Send your application to your exchange coordinator Uwe Einmahl
    6. Deadline is March 1st

    Learning agreement

    After you have been nominated, you will have to fill in a learning agreement.

    In short: in your learning agreement you propose the courses that you will be taking at your guest university. You will need to take a look at the offer of your guest university (website) yourself and come up with a proposal of your own to discuss with your exchange coordinator.

    General contact person: Marjan Maes

    INTERESTED IN STUDYING Computer Science ABROAD?

    On this page you will find all information you need.

    When?

    You can go on exchange in Bachelor year 3 or in either of your Master years. The preferred period is the 1st semester of Bachelor year 3 or the 1st semester of Master year 2.

    Who?

    Bachelor exchange

    You need to:

    • have passed your courses of Bachelor year 1
    • have passed all courses of Bachelor year 2 taught in the semester during which you will go on exchange

    Master exchange

    You need to:

    • have obtained your Bachelor's degree or passed for the bridging or preparatory programme

    How?

    Nomination EU destination

    1. For study exchange, select your favorite destination (see list below). For internship/thesis you are not limited to this list. 
    2. Write a motivation letter (max. 1 page in Dutch or English)
    3. Send your application to your exchange coordinator Beat Signer
    4. Deadline is March 1st

    Nomination non-EU destination

    1. Select your top destination from this website. For internship/thesis you are not limited to this list.
    2. For study exchange, select one back-up EU destination from the list below
    3. Express you interest before December 15th to exchange.outgoing@vub.be and marjan.maes@vub.be
    4. Complete your application file (more info will be provided personally after December 15th)
    5. Send your application to your exchange coordinator Beat Signer
    6. Deadline is March 1st

    Learning agreement

    After you have been nominated, you will have to fill in a learning agreement.

    In short: in your learning agreement you propose the courses that you will be taking at your guest university. You will need to take a look at the offer of your guest university (website) yourself and come up with a proposal of your own to discuss with your exchange coordinator.

    General contact person: Marjan Maes

    INTERESTED IN STUDYING Biology ABROAD?

    On this page you will find all information you need.

    When?

    You can go on exchange in Bachelor year 3 or in either of your Master years. In Master year 1, you can go during either of the semesters or for a whole year. In Bachelor year 3 or Master year 2, the 1st semester is the preferred period.

    Who?

    Bachelor exchange

    You need to:

    • have passed your courses of Bachelor year 1
    • have passed all courses of Bachelor year 2 taught in the semester during which you will go on exchange

    Master exchange

    You need to:

    • have obtained your Bachelor’s degree or passed for the bridging or preparatory programme

    How?

    Nomination EU destination

    1. For study exchange, select your favorite destination (see list below). For internship/thesis you are not limited to this list. 
    2. Write a motivation letter (max. 1 page in Dutch or English)
    3. Send your application to your exchange coordinator Marc Kochzius
    4. Deadline is March 1st

    Nomination non-EU destination

    1. Select your top destination from this website. For internship/thesis you are not limited to this list.
    2. For study exchange, select one back-up EU destination from the list below
    3. Express you interest before December 15th to exchange.outgoing@vub.be and marjan.maes@vub.be
    4. Complete your application file (more info will be provided personally after December 15th)
    5. Send your application to your exchange coordinator Marc Kochzius
    6. Deadline is March 1st

    Learning agreement

    After you have been nominated, you will have to fill in a learning agreement.

    In short: in your learning agreement you propose the courses that you will be taking at your guest university. You will need to take a look at the offer of your guest university (website) yourself and come up with a proposal of your own to discuss with your exchange coordinator.

    General contact person: Marjan Maes

    INTERESTED IN STUDYING Oceans and Lakes ABROAD?

    On this page you will find all information you need.

    When?

    You can go on exchange during the 1st semester of Master year 2.

    Who?

    You need to have passed all courses of Master year 1 taught in the semester during which you will go on exchange.

    How?

    Nomination EU destination

    1. For study exchange, select your favorite destination (see list below). For internship/thesis you are not limited to this list. 
    2. Write a motivation letter (max. 1 page in Dutch or English)
    3. Send your application to your exchange coordinator Karolien Van Puyvelde
    4. Deadline is March 1st

    Nomination non-EU destination

    1. Select your top destination from this website. For internship/thesis you are not limited to this list.
    2. For study exchange, select one back-up EU destination from the list below
    3. Express you interest before December 15th to exchange.outgoing@vub.be and marjan.maes@vub.be
    4. Complete your application file (more info will be provided personally after December 15th)
    5. Send your application to your exchange coordinator Karolien Van Puyvelde
    6. Deadline is March 1st

    Learning agreement

    After you have been nominated, you will have to fill in a learning agreement.

    In short: in your learning agreement you propose the courses that you will be taking at your guest university. You will need to take a look at the offer of your guest university (website) yourself and come up with a proposal of your own to discuss with your exchange coordinator.

    General contact person: Marjan Maes