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    • Where can I check the 2020-2021 academic calendar?

      You can always check this years academic calendar on our website. Click here to see the calendar.

    • This afternoon the Brussels Capital Region took stronger measures from Monday 26 October until 19 November. VUB had anticipated these measures. The communication of earlier this week is still valid.

      The VUB daily board looked at the situation this afternoon. It waits for the official decision texts of the Brussels government to interpret the measures in a correct way. Only then VUB can decide whether extra VUB measures are needed. Please check our earlier communication.

    • For the moment, we are living in exceptional times that have a significant impact on our mental well-being. In talking with students and looking at all the research, we receive word of a terrible knock in mental health and resilience in our students.

      That is why we, the staff of Study Guidance, want to give you the necessary support through the digital workshops: Boost your resilience in times of COVID-19.


      This workshop will take place on October 26 at 17:00-18:00.

    • Programme

      The wediscover days barcelona will help students to start a discovery and research process to acquire knowledge beyond the university campuses. With the motto “from local to global”, the idea is that students find inspiration in common problems and concerns of our societies, seeking practical solutions to issues that could also be implemented on a global scale.

    • VUB rector Caroline Pauwels tested positive for the coronavirus (COVID-19). The rector underwent the test on Wednesday and received the result last night. She goes into self-quarantine and passes on all her contacts meticulously. At the moment, all the people she came into physical contact with are being phoned.

      Read the full article here.


      Did you miss a deadline or are you worried about sorting out your student administration on time? Here's an overview of the most common situations/questions and how to handle them.

    • Vice Rector Jan Danckaert answered questions of VUB students during a livestream on Facebook. Did you miss it? You can find all the questions and answers down below.

    • The Vrije Universiteit Brussel decided to switch from code ‘yellow’ to code ‘orange’ from Monday 19 October onwards. The rapidly growing number of COVID-19 contaminations and hospitalisations in the country and Brussels lead towards this decision.

      The concrete measures for classes and research activities will be communicated in the course of this week through our internal communication media. Thursday rector Caroline Pauwels will address the community through a Facebook live.