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    Go Abroad Fair: are you ready to start your next international experience?

    The annual Go Abroad Fair will not take place in 2020, but the VUB International Relations office will replace this physical event with a few quizzes and contests throughout 20-21. Make sure to visit our VUB International Relations FB page to stay in the loop!

    Don't want to wait for our quizzes and contests? Check out which organisations had their stands at previous Go Abroad Fairs and want to share their offer with you, be it as an exchange for studies, traineeships or volunteering! And this during or even after your current VUB studies!

    Want to know what options there are for you to go abroad for studies or internships within your study programme? Then check the faculty info sessions on your go abroad-options!

    Going Abroad: What's in it for you?

    There are loads of opportunities to go abroad while you are studying at VUB and loads of good reasons why you should look into it. Figures have shown that those who do spend time abroad:

    • double their chances of employment a year after graduation
    • 1/3 of Erasmus+ trainees are offered jobs in the company where they worked
    • Erasmus+ alumni find their first job faster and tend to earn 25% more
    • 3/4 employers say volunteering is a + for job seekers *

    Going abroad allows you to:

    • create an international mindset
    • develop a global network of friends
    • see the world while studying or doing an internship
    • grab a once in a lifetime opportunity
    • increase your self-confidence
    • improve your language skills.

    *source: Agence Erasmus+ 2010, European Commission 2014 & 2015

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    VUB International Relations Office

    The VUB International Relations office welcomes international students and helps you to go abroad for studies, internships or volunteer work. We develop international partnerships with universities abroad, but also focus on the international experience here on campus. 

    Postal address
    Pleinlaan 2, 1050 Brussels, Belgium

    Visitors
    Pleinlaan 5, 1050 Brussels, Belgium
    Phone
    +32 2 614 81 01

    Email
    international.relations
    @vub.be

    Website
    vub.be/en/international
    In office: Monday & Thursday (temporarily closed)
    10:00-12:30 & 13:30-16:00

    Every weekday by phone or email
    10:00-12:30 & 13:30-16:00

    Further contact information
    www.vub.be/en/international