Programmes for degree students

With locations in five cities in West Flanders, at the heart of Europe, VIVES offers profession-oriented degree programmes at the bachelor level in six fields of study: Applied Engineering and Technology, Applied Social Studies, Biotechnology, Commercial Sciences, Business Management and Computer Sciences, Education and Health Care.

English-language bachelor's degrees

VIVES currently offers a full-English language three-year bachelor's programme and a one-year advanced bachelor 's programme:

Dutch-language bachelor's degrees

VIVES offers Dutch-language bachelor programmes in six different fields of study. These are:

Applied Engineering and Technology

  • Automotive Technology
  • Aviation Technology
  • Building Construction
  • Design and Production Technology
  • Ecotechnology
  • Energy Technology
  • Electro-Mechanics
  • Electronics-ICT
  • Health Care Technology

Applied Social Studies

  • Applied Psychology
  • Public Safety
  • Social Work
  • Socio-educational care work


  • Agro- and Biotechnology

Commercial Sciences, Business Management and Computer Sciences

  • Applied Computer Science
  • Business Management
  • Hotel Management
  • Office Management
  • Tourism and Leisure Management
  • Wellbeing and Vitality Management
  • International Management (advanced bachelor)


  • Preschool education
  • Primary education
  • Secondary education
  • Inclusive Education and Remedial Teaching (advanced bachelor)
  • School Development (advanced bachelor)
  • Special Education Needs (advanced bachelor)

Health Care

  • Nursing
  • Nutrition and Dietetics
  • Midwifery
  • Occupational Therapy
  • Speech Therapy and Audiology

Interested in enrolling for a Dutch-language bachelor programme at VIVES? Check our admission requirements and financing information for our bachelor programmes.