Online application for exchange students
Before starting the application process, you need to set up an account of KU Leuven. Select the name of the city where you'll be studying, and create your account. After you've set up your account, return to this page to start the application process.
The application page will load in Dutch, but by clicking "English" at the top of the page, you can change the language to English.
Submit your online application
A handy step-by-step guide to registration can be downloaded here:
To start your application as an exchange student at VIVES University of Applied Sciences, select again the city you'll be studying at below and complete your personal data (personal data, addresses, curriculum and languages) and upload a passport photo (face only). Fields marked with * are obligatory. After saving your data, return to the main page of the application form and check the completeness of each section. The application procedure consists of three steps:
Step 1: Add application
- Add an application by clicking the '+' button in the Applications section on the main page of the web app
- Choose 'Exchange Students' as type of programme
- Select the academic year
- Choose your specific programme by using the search tool
- Complete any additional information that is requested
- Save the data
You have to complete your application(s) by clicking on the 'Edit' button, which you will find on the right side of your screen in the “Applications” section
Step 2: Upload documents
After saving your application, you must upload all required documents as attachments in the 'Attachments' tab. The requested documents depend on the status and programme you applied for. Attach each relevant document by selecting the attachment type and upload the file in PDF format by pressing the '+' button on the right.
Step 3: Submit application
Submit your online application. The submit button will only be activated after accepting the disclaimer. If one or more of the core documents are missing, you will receive an error message. Please upload the requested documents before resubmitting your application. If your application meets the minimum requirements, a snapshot of your personal data will be sent to our admissions-database.