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    • Car-free Sunday will be held on 19 September 2021. As happens every year, Brussels-Capital Region will become closed to cars and other motorized vehicles. We advice averyone to use the public transport.

      When? Sunday 19 September from 09.30 to 19.00,
      Where? in the Brussels Region, including the City of Brussels

      => Click here to find more info.

    • The Accreditation Organisation of the Netherlands and Flanders (NVAO) checks the quality of the Flemish higher education. Soon they'll be reviewing whether the VUB pursues an effective educational policy and can ensure the quality of its programmes.

    • Not yet (fully) vaccinated? 

      We’ve made it easy for you! Drop by our campuses in Etterbeek or Jette and get vaccinated. No appointment needed. One shot is enough to boost your immunity against the coronavirus, allowing you to travel freely within the EU and get access to events in Belgium and on campus. 

      ➥ Info vaccination points VUB

    • Graduated, what now?

      Congrats! You did it! Are you looking for your first job? We got you.

      When will I receive my diploma?

      You'll receive your diploma during the proclamation.


    • Following a positive expert recommendation, the government and the Flemish higher education institutions in Brussels have agreed to begin the new academic year under code green coronavirus restrictions. This was previously confirmed for institutions in Flanders. It means the Vrije Universiteit Brussel will be able to make use of its full campus capacity.

    • Price change student restaurant as of 1 September 2021

      Since 1 September 2016, the prices for student lunches are indexed annually. This is based on the evolution of the consumption index.

      As af 1 September 2021, the rates will therefore be adjusted as follows:

      • Menu of the day, fish and veggie: € 5,50

      • Pastabar: € 5,30

      • Wok: € 5,20

      • Cold dish: € 5,20

    • The Vrije Universiteit Brussel wants to use 100% of its campus capacity at the start of the new academic year. The Flemish government has decided that all higher education institutions in Flanders will start the year under code green coronavirus restrictions. In Brussels, this will depend on the epidemiological situation.

      VUB is calling for a uniform approach in Dutch-speaking education and is taking various initiatives to positively influence vaccination take-up in Brussels.