If you are still pursuing a master’s degree and wish to combine it with the Postgraduate programme, you can apply for admission by providing the provisional transcripts of your current studies, a CV and letter of motivation. The interuniversity programme committee will assess your application. 

You will need a long stay student visa (type D).

More information can be found on the website of KU Leuven and Ghent University.

1 ECTS is equal to between 25 to 30 hours. It includes ‘contact hours’, but also the time you need to prepare for lectures, spend on projects or study for exams.

Employees in the private sector are entitled, under certain conditions, to Flemish training leave (Dutch: Vlaams opleidingsverlof/VOV). They may be absent from work in order to follow a training course, while their salary continues to be paid. The employer can obtain compensation in the form of a fixed amount.

Flemish training leave for the ‘Postgraduate Certificate in Smart O&M in Industry’ was approved. All information can be consulted on https://www.vlaanderen.be/opleidingsdatabank/postgraduate-certificate-smart-operations-and-maintenance-in-industry

Flemish training leave for the master’s programme will soon appear in the database of Flemish Training Incentives.

If you do not hold one of the specific master’s degrees listed in the requirements, or if you hold a degree in an entirely different field of study, your application will still be considered if you can demonstrate the necessary academic requirements, equal to having a solid engineering background, through a CV and letter of motivation. The interuniversity programme committee will assess your application. 

  • There is no application fee for the Postgraduate Programme.

  • There is a €90,00 application fee for the Master’s Programme for all applicants (including Belgian citizens).

There are currently no programme specific scholarships available.
Please consult the websites of KU Leuven and Ghent University regarding scholarship opportunities for more information.

No. Our admissions process works on a rolling basis, which means that you may apply at any time. However, spots will fill up and you may need to apply for travel and study documents, so the sooner you apply the better. To ensure that your application is processed in time for you to start in the following academic year, we recommend you apply before 1 March for non-EEA citizens, and before 1 June for EEA citizens and non-EEA citizens living in Belgium with a valid residence permit. 

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