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    • Update 08 April 2020:

      VUB has amended two articles in the Central Teaching and Examination Regulations.

      1) Students will be allowed to deregister for their master thesis until 3 June 2020 if they get permission from the dean of their faculty. Follow the steps outlined on this page to get your dean's permission.

    • Veerle Hermans is a professor in ergonomics at the faculty of Psychology and Educational Sciences. She has more than 25 years of experience in analysing physical and mental strains, and in advising evidence-based solutions. Below are five of her tips to ensure that studying and attending digital classes from home doesn’t become a strain on your body.

    • Remote learning is only possible with the right equipment. To ensure that every student can fully participate in remote digital education, we want to identify which students need a laptop or a desktop with a webcam and an internet connection (check this page for the minimal technical requirements).

    • From Tuesday April 7th till Monday April 13th, Student SelfService won't be available. 

      During this period, the system will undergo technical maintenance and will be upgraded. It will be available again from Tuesday April 14th. 

      If you have any questions, you can reach Student Information at info@vub.be.

    • During the security measures for the Coronavirus, there is a temporary suspension of the Low Emission Zone (LEZ) in Brussels and no fines are issued. This allows citizens to make their essential trips.

      The LEZ is effective again from the 1st day of the month following the end of the Federal Measures.


      => What changes for you, now that all classes are digital?

      For Paid Educational Leave, all hours of class (videoconferences, assignments and corrections, modules, online platform use) from a distance will exceptionally be equated to hours present in class.

      Your attendance lists need to be submitted digitally during this period, not via mail. You can send them in at studentenadministration@vub.be.


      Our university is going completely digital until the end of this academic year, and that comes with a few challenges.

      Study Guidance is pleased to offer a hand from a distance, with these useful online study tips! There are general study tips & tricks, as well as specific support for studying in times of Corona.

      >>>  STUDY ONLINE  <<<


      • Both the study space and the meeting point are currently closed. Study Guidance remains available by email: guidance@vub.be

      • Guidance remains possible and is organized remotely, for example via email, Skype, telephone.

      • Check out these useful online study tips and extra support while studying from a distance 


      From Monday 16 March until Sunday 19 April, the VUB is taking extra measures in regards to the Coronavirus. Our student services will adapt their opening hours as follows:

      >>> Follow all official Corona updates from the VUB here <<<

      Faculty secretariats


      It’s hard to avoid any news about the novel coronavirus and some of the headlines might instil a sense of worry. Vrije Universiteit Brussel and UZ Brussel would like to ensure the whole VUB community gets the right information. 

      Visit www.vub.be/coronavirus for all information.
      The above web page will be updated regularly as the situation evolves.