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Studying in Flanders: http://www.studyinflanders.be
Studying in the French-speaking community of Belgium: http://www.studyinbelgium.be/start.php?lang=en
Place de l’Alma 3, Bte. 7
American University’s Brussels Center offers three academic programs that give students the chance to live, study, and experience this international capital city: European Union Program (Fall and Spring); Brussels Summer Internship Program (Summer) and European Public Affairs Institute (Late June – Early July)
The University of Kent’s Brussels School of International Studies (BSIS) is a specialised postgraduate school offering advanced international studies in Brussels, Belgium. Students benefit from the unique advantages of a prestigious degree from a renowned British university, with excellent opportunities for networking and professional advancement offered by its location in the ‘Capital of Europe’. There are approximately 220 postgraduate students pursuing degrees at the school, drawn from over 65 countries. Programmes include, international relations, political economy, conflict analysis, international law, migration, international development, economic law, political strategy and European public policy.
Offers a one-year Master degree in International Politics for graduates and professionals.
FACULTES UNIVERSITAIRES SAINT LOUIS
Kruidtuin 43 Boulevard du Jardin Botanique
Tel.: 02/ 211.78.08
Hasselt University is located in the region of Flanders, in the Dutch-speaking part of Belgium. Our bachelor programmes are therefore mainly taught in Dutch. However, master programmes can be taught both in English and in Dutch. In addition, a number of courses have been set up in English for our exchange students. A complete bachelor programme consists of 180 ECTS credit points, or three years of full-time study.
A complete master programme consists of 60 or 120 ECTS credit points, which is the equivalent of one or two years respectively of full-time study. At present, Hasselt University offers study programmes, including PhD programmes, in six faculties. Hasselt University annually welcomes close to 400 PhD students. PhD research is conducted in a wide variety of research groups in the faculty of Business Economics, Law, Medicine and Life Sciences, Sciences, Architecture and Arts and Engineering Technology. Check out the PhD brochure at www.uhasselt.be/PhD
Campus Hasselt | Martelarenlaan 42 | BE-3500 Hasselt
Campus Diepenbeek | Agoralaan | Building D | BE-3590 Diepenbeek
Student mobility: +32 (0)11 26 81 76
International office: +32 (0)11 26 80 15
Howest University College West Flanders is a university of applied sciences with 5600 full-time students pursuing one of the 27 Bachelors and 7 Masters, covering a wide range of disciplines. Howest consists of four campuses situated in Bruges and Kortrijk. Students will find here an open, vibrant, cosmopolitan and friendly environment, which offers a wealth of educational opportunities, with the emphasis on high-quality and practice-oriented courses.
Howest welcomes international students and is constantly developing its course offer in English. At present we offer one full Bachelor’s degree program in English: the Bachelor of Digital Arts and Entertainment, a unique program in Flanders with the focus on game development and 3D animation www.digitalartsandentertainment.com.
Furthermore, we organize six international semesters in English, each one embedded in an undergraduate program. These international semesters cover the areas of business, management, tourism, communications and computer sciences and are attended by many students from our partner institutions all over the world, who choose to study one semester or an entire year abroad: www.howest.be/internationalsemesters. Studying in Bruges or Kortrijk includes having a series of very attractive locations within a stone’s throw: the Belgian coast as well as our Flemish art cities like Antwerp, Brussels, Ghent… You can also easily reach famous European places like Paris, London, Amsterdam, Cologne in a one or two hours train journey. In short, Howest is an institution where studying is both effective and pleasant.
HUBRUSSEL (KU Leuven)
HUBrussels University College offers a Bachelor of Business Administration which is taught entirely in English.
Faculty of Economics and Business
Campus Brussels (HUBrussel)
Mr. Maarten Hulselmans
BBA Programme Coordinator
Tel: + 32 2 210 16 34
City of Brussels School of Business and Public Administration.
Place Anneessens 11
Tel : 02/ 551.02.10
Information about the Science@Leuven grant for Americans who want to do science masters programs at KUL: sc.kuleuven.be/
MIAMI UNIVERSITY (of OXFORD, OHIO, U.S.A.)
John E. Dolibois European Center
Château de Differdange
Impasse du Château 1
ROYAL ACADEMY OF FINE ARTS OF BRUSSELS – SUPERIOR SCHOOL OF FINE ARTS
The school organizes an Executive Master in Food Design. The Master in Food Design combines styling, art and design and proposes to deepen and broaden knowledge of combining expertise, know-how and experiences of chefs, designers, artists, foodstylists, scientists in an academic semester full of various classes and diverse workshops.
THE OPEN UNIVERSITY (OU) and THE OPEN UNIVERSITY BUSINESS SCHOOL
The Open University in Belgium
Avenue Emile Duray, 38
02 644 3372
The Open University (OU) is the United Kingdom’s largest university and the world leader in distance education. More than two million people have studied with the OU since it began in 1969. The OU has more than 200,000 students in over 40 countries studying for a variety of degrees and vocational qualifications ranging from short courses to PhDs. Approximately 9,000 students are based in the EU countries (excluding Ireland) with about 450 in Belgium. Individual courses range from 3 months to 1 year in duration, across the full academic spectrum. Undergraduate certificates, diplomas and bachelors degrees can be obtained and there is a wide range of Masters programmes including the triple accredited MBA.
Independent authorities have consistently ranked the OU in the top five UK universities for teaching quality and virtually all of the University’s research areas have received ratings of national or international excellence. OU students are more impressed with the quality of their courses and the support received than those at any other UK university, based on the findings of the National Student Survey. The OU has been at the top of the rankings every year since the survey began in 2005.
UNITED BUSINESS INSTITUTES – BRUSSELS
Avenue Marnix, 20 – Marnixlaan, 20
B-1000 Brussels, Belgium
Tel: +32 (0)2 548 04 80
UBI offers both a BA (Hons.) Business Studies as day-classes and an MBA program as evening classes. These programs are fully validated by a top British University.
The BA program is a 3-year curriculum and includes three internship modules and language classes (including the option of Chinese). The MBA program is a 1 or 2 year curriculum with a business project. Students receive a strong education with modules focused on a pragmatic approach to the business environment. Our teaching staff are working practitioners with a passion for their field of expertise. UBI programs have successfully enriched the lives of our alumni in Brussels for over 20 years (The BA will also start in Luxembourg in September 2013). Our BA students have gone on to study Masters degrees at the world’s leading universities (e.g. LSE) and our MBA students have started their own businesses or rapidly progressed through the ranks of their companies.
Come and join us to see why UBI will be the right education for you.
UNIVERSITY OF ANTWERP
Our university is located in the city of Antwerp, in the heart of Belgium and Europe. Antwerp is a bustling metropolis with a vibrant social scene, impressive architecture and cultural contrasts. Over 160 nationalities live here, which is even more than in New York! This cosmopolitan nature is also reflected in the University of Antwerp: 16% of our students and 17% of our coworkers come from 116 different countries. It’s no surprise that internationalisation is one of the keywords in the mission statement of our university.
UAntwerp operates on a human scale. We foster the nexus between research and education. The attractive city life of Antwerp in combination with first-rate research and education make the University of Antwerp a wonderful place for everyone, from every individual student to each member of staff. We are a growing and dynamic institution with a solid reputation that leaves its mark not only on its students and staff, but also on the Antwerp region and far beyond.
We have a range of programmes taught in English, mainly Master and advanced Master degrees. Our Bachelor programmes are all taught in Dutch and you can follow a preparatory year of Dutch language lessons.
Are you keen to find out more? Feel free to contact our International Students Office or visit www.uantwerp.be. And maybe we’ll see each other in Antwerp soon!
International Students Office
University of Antwerp
T +32 3 265 31 89
UNIVERSITEIT GENT/GHENT UNIVERSITY
Advisory Centre for Students
Tel : 09/264.70.00
Fax : 09/264.35.79
Websites: www.ugent.be en www.ugent.be/nl/studiekiezers/adviescentrum.html
The Univeristy of Ghent offers a postgraduate program in American Studies: a full-time, two-semester, interdisciplinary curriculum is designed to intellectually engage the richness of American society in all its complexity. Students will complete seven courses treating American politics, economics, history, literature, and culture, and will prepare a final thesis on a topic of their choice, with the guidance of a member of the Program staff. The Program is open to Belgian and international students with a master-level degree and a strong command of English. All courses are offered in English by a distinguished professorial staff of Belgian and American specialists. Students will enjoy access to the extensive archives of the Belgian Royal Library’s Center for American Studies (www.kbr.be/cas/), in addition to the considerable resources of Ghent University. More information: http://www.americanstudies.ugent.be
You can find a general overview of the different courses on the following site: http://www.ugent.be/nl/studenten/afst/nl/studiekiezers/opl
UNIVERSITY OF MARYLAND
Chaussée de Louvain 13
UNIVERSITY OF MONS (UMONS)
The Faculty of Engineering of the University of Mons (UMONS) offers different Master degrees in Engineering Science, some of which are taught in English. Students can also choose optional courses in French (including a special French course for beginners) to improve their French while studying in English. These Master courses include:
- Master of Science in Electrical Engineering (focus on Biosystems Engineering)
- Master of Science in Electrical Engineering (focus in Multimedia and Telecommunications)
VLERICK LEUVEN GENT MANAGEMENT SCHOOL
The VUB offers a wide range of over thirty taught masters, advanced masters, postgraduate certificate programs and PhD programs taught in English. These programs fall into several large categories including Engineering; Science and Bio Engineering Sciences; Economic, Political, and Social Sciences; Law and Criminology; Arts and Philosophy; Psychology and Educational Sciences; and Medicine and Pharmacy. Some specific examples of the offered programs include MS Civil Engineering, MS Biomolecular Sciences, MS Communication Studies, MS Management, MS Advanced Studies in Linguistics, and MS in Educational Sciences. For more information and a complete list of specific programs, visit www.vub.ac.be/en/programmes/