VUB is a public research university located in Brussels, Belgium. It is the largest Dutch-speaking university in Belgium.
VUB offers a wide range of undergraduate and graduate programs in a variety of fields, including:
Arts and humanities
Business and economics
Engineering and technology
Law and political science
Medicine and health sciences
The programs are taught in English and Dutch.
VUB is accredited by the Flemish Accreditation Organization (NVAO), which is the national accreditation body for higher education in Belgium.
The school has a strong focus on research. VUB is one of the leading research universities in Belgium.
VUB is also known for its internationalization efforts. The school has a large number of international students and faculty members.
VUB is located in Brussels, the capital of Belgium. Brussels is a vibrant and cosmopolitan city with a rich history and culture.
Here are some additional things to consider when applying to VUB:
The average TOEFL score for admitted students is 90.
The average GPA for admitted students is 3.0.
The application deadline is January 15th.
The application fee is €75.
Here are some specific things to consider about VUB for prospective students from the United States:
The tuition fees for international students are €9,000 per year.
There are a limited number of scholarships available for international students.
The cost of living in Brussels is relatively high.
You will need to apply for a visa and residence permit before you can study in Belgium.
If you are interested in applying to VUB, I recommend that you start planning early. You should contact the admissions office to get more information about the application process and the requirements for international students.
Here are some of the advantages of studying at VUB:
You will have the opportunity to study in a vibrant and cosmopolitan city.
You will be exposed to a diverse range of cultures and perspectives.
You will have the opportunity to network with international students and faculty members.
You will have the opportunity to participate in research projects.
You will receive a high-quality education from a respected university.
If you are interested in learning more about VUB, I recommend visiting the school’s website: https://www.vub.be/en/
The International Relations Office works with a company to help students find housing. First year students and international students have priority. Housing costs anywhere from 250-500 euros per month.
As opposed to many European universities that have different departments scattered throughout the city, VUB has a campus with all the buildings in the same area. See Life in Brussels, Belgium as an American Student.
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