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Hasselt University 1971

Hasselt (Belgium)

3500 Hasselt University, Martelarenlaan 42 3500 Hasselt, Hasselt, Belgium

Tel. +32 11 26 81 11

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Year of establishment: 1971

Situated in the heart of Europe, Hasselt University combines high academic standards, with high quality research, innovation, and entrepreneurship.   

Hasselt University is an innovative institution with pronounced international orientation. It is situated in the heart of Europe, within a stone’s throw of cities such as Brussels, Aachen (Germany) and Maastricht (the Netherlands), whilst Paris and London are within a couple of hundred kilometres. Founded in 1971, it is the youngest university in Belgium. Hasselt University stands for excellence in education, top research in spearhead fields and active commitment to innovation and entrepreneurship. It has been included in U-Multirank 2015 and is ranked among the best 8% institutions worldwide. Hasselt University has 20 Masters programmes, of which 4 are English-taught. It consists of six faculties and one school and has 5,800 students, of which 12% are international students. The University also has 480 PhD students, of which 35% are international. It sustains contacts with more than 680 international partners for research and education.

The School of Transportation Sciences and the faculties of Sciences, Engineering Technology, Medicine and Life Sciences, Business Economics, Law, and Architecture and Arts offer attractive undergraduate, graduate and PhD programmes at a high academic level. Students can look for a room whilst still abroad at If you prefer to look for a room once you are in Belgium, you can also choose to stay several days or more in the new Youth Hostel in Hasselt and look for the best place with your own eyes! The hostel is perfectly located, close to Hasselt railway station and at a walking distance of the centre of Hasselt. It is a brand new building with a young, modern look where you can spend a nice exploring time waiting for your sweet home. For more information you can contact the Hostel on this address: If you are PRE-registered at Hasselt University ( you can even stay there at the 'Members Rate'.

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o Master of Statistics (+by distance learning) (2 years, 120 ECTS) has three specialisations: Biostatistics, Bioinformatics, and Epidemiology & Public Health Methodology. The master programme combines a solid study of principles of applied and biostatistics with up-to-date information on topics such as clinical trials, public health, longitudinal data, survival analysis, genetics, survey methodology,… , etc. o Master of Transportation Sciences (+ by distance learning) (2 years, 120 ECTS) is a multidisciplinary programme with two specialisations: mobility management and traffic safety. The programme trains students and practitioners to identify transportation and traffic safety problems and to come up with solutions, taking into account several aspects: economic, social, urban planning, environmental and infrastructural. o Master of Management (1 year, 60 ECTS) has two specialisations. The major Management Information Systems focuses on the managerial and corporate role of information and information technology in modern day businesses. The major International Marketing Strategy focuses on marketing strategy in an international context. o Master of Biomedical Sciences (2 years, 120 ECTS) focuses on new scientific knowledge in the field of molecular life sciences and on the application of this knowledge. Students can choose between 2 specialisations: Clinical Moledulcar Sciences, Environmental Health Sciences and Bioelectronics & Nanotechnology.


Students at Hasselt University can participate in different exchange programmes (and can request a scholarship): - Erasmus - The Washington Center - Transition Fellowship Program You can apply through your student file until 20 February 2015. International students interested in studying at Hasselt University can apply for different scholarships depending on their country of origin, study programme, etc. - Master Mind Scholarships (for excellent student who would like to do a master programme at Hasselt University) - Science without Borders (for Brazilian students) - Erasmus - Transition - ASEM-DUO - ICP Programme Biostatistics - BTC scholarships - Intensive Training programme (Transportation Sciences) - Short Training initiative (Transportation Sciences)

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