Application procedure for exchange students

If you want to become an exchange student at VIVES University of Applied Sciences, please read the following application procedure carefully. If you have any questions, don't hesitate to send us an email - our friendly staff will gladly answer any questions you have. We can't wait to see you here in Belgium.

Step 1: Online application 2019-2020

Complete our online application form by clicking the red button below. Before starting the application procedure, please keep your identity documents, copy of diploma(s) and transcripts and a digital passport photo at hand. Read carefully all instructions before proceeding. Make sure that all fields with a red star are filled in correctly.

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Please keep in mind that only applications submitted through the online application form can be taken into account.

Application deadlines

  • autumn semester: 31/05/2019
  • spring semester: 20/11/2019

Step 2: Learning agreement

To finalise your application, a valid learning agreement must reach us before the deadline (10th of June for Autumn Semester and full academic year, 30th of November for Spring Semester). A template of the learning agreement can be provided by your home institution. Do not forget to check our programmes.

Step 3: Housing

Read the housing procedure carefully if you want to rent a room with mediation from us.  There is a separate application procedure. Please apply quickly, as the number of available rooms is limited.

Housing application

Step 4: Confirmation and invitation letter 

After your online application and learning agreement have been checked, you will receive a confirmation and an invitation letter by email. Congratulations, you are accepted as an exchange student to VIVES University of Applied Sciences. We can't wait to meet you and show you around! You'll have a wonderful time here you'll never forget!