Vrije Universiteit Brussel (VUB)

Year of establishment: 1970

Vrije Universiteit Brussel (VUB) offers over 50 English-taught bachelor and master programmes, supported by outstanding research. 24% of our students are international, representing over 152 nationalities and thus making our campuses and classrooms vibrant and truly global.

Brussels (Belgium)

1050, Vrije Universiteit Brussel (VUB), Pleinlaan 2, Brussels, Belgium

Tel. 003226292010


Vrije Universiteit Brussel (VUB) is a top ranked, highly international, and comprehensive university offering a wide range of English-taught degree programmes at all study levels: bachelor, master, and PhD. All degree programmes offered by VUB are accredited by the Dutch-Flemish Accreditation Organisation (NVAO), ensuring that they meet the highest predefined quality standards.
Thanks to its strong international orientation VUB is home to a vibrant community of international scholars. Over 24% of the university’s 21,600 students are of foreign origin, representing 148 nationalities.
VUB’s setting, in Brussels, offers unique career opportunities. As the home to more than 2,000 international organisations and companies, this cosmopolitan city offers a wide range of internship possibilities and future career options. Non-EU/EEA students in possession of a Belgian residence permit are eligible for a stay of 12 months to search for a job or to carry out an independent activity in Belgium under the “orientation year” framework.