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

Biotechnology

  • 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)

Education

  • 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

Dutch-language associate degrees

From September 2019 onwards VIVES offers Dutch-language associate degree programmes in six different fields of study. These are:

Applied Engineering and Technology

  • Electromechanical Systems
  • Renewable Energy Systems
  • HVAC Systems
  • Internet of Things
  • Production Management
  • Automotive Techniques

Applied Social Studies

  • Social Work and Social Care
  • Social Educational Care Work
  • Social and Cultural Work

Biotechnology

  • Production Management

Commercial Sciences, Business Management and Computer Sciences

  • Accounting administration
  • HR-support
  • Hospitality Management
  • Marketing
  • Marketing and Communication Support
  • Computer Network and System Administration
  • Computer Programming
  • Traffic Engineering and Mobility
  • Shop Management

Education

  • Education: Secondary Education

Health Care

  • Nursing (in cooperation with other nearby institutes of education)

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