Why you will love your stay in Belgium

More than just the centre of Europe!

Tasty food

Taste Belgium

Tasty food

We Belgians can't imagine a life without delicious waffles, fries, chocolate and beer. But there's so much more to food in our country than just these.

Cities of Art

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Cities of Art

For a small country, Belgium has a remarkable number of cities of art: Bruges, Brussels, Antwerp, Ghent … Each of these cities has a lot in store for you.

Great Nature

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Great Nature

All of our campusses are close to the Belgian coastal side and you're only a train ride away from the green hills of the Ardennes. 

Tasty food

Cities of Art

Great Nature

VIVES University of Applied Sciences locations

5 historical sites for you to explore

Drive

design your future

Internationalisation is a driving force for self-development and international orientation. From encounters with other people and worldviews, students and staff get inspiration and the drive to professionalize themselves, to engage and to grow into critical and responsible global citizens. International competencies are the driving force in this lifelong learning process.

Connection

design our future

Internationalisation is a key to global engagement: by actively going into dialogue with the working environment and the society, VIVES wants to be a legitimate partner in this globalized world. The university college plays its social role and takes responsibility, by striving for equality, global justice and social protection. 

Innovation

open (y)our world

Internationalisation is an inspiration for social change and improvement: more than ever there is a need for knowledge and research to find innovative answers to global and local challenges. International partnerships, contacts, events and networks remain a major source of inspiration and provide a challenging learning environment.