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Scholarship at Vrije University, Belgium

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Country: Belgium
City: Brussels
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Vrije University is offering a scholarship to exceptional students who wish to enroll in the Masters in Photonics program. As one of the leading European institution, the masters in Photonics program provides an international experience in synchronization with the 21st century and digital skills. Moreover, photonic systems being the core of the Master programme, this programme offers a broad base of studies. Further, it assists in the acquisition of the required skills in order to start fundamental as well as applied research in the field of photonics.


Successful candidates in the Masters of Photonics program may receive a full scholarship of 10,000 EUR per year. This scholarship will cover the cost of living inherent in studying in Brussels.

All candidates enrolling in the Masters of Photonics program at Vrije Universiteit Brussel will have the opportunity to show proof of their technical knowledge for receiving the scholarship during the application interview preceding the final admission. Screening for the applications is on the basis of excellence and motivation, after acceptance to our programme.

Eligibility Criteria

The programme is open to applicants with a bachelor or master’s degree in Electrical Engineering, (Applied) Physics, Materials Sciences or equivalent. Students in their last year of such programmes are also eligible. Applicants holding a bachelor or master degree in another field of engineering are welcome to join the programme. However, the applicants have to go through a personalized preparatory programme. You may combine this preparatory program with a specific bachelor or master programme.

Belgian Bachelors in IR Architecture, Physics, Chemistry, Biochemistry and Biotechnology, industrial Science – Electronics/ICT, Engineering Science or KMS Polytechnical Department can apply for the preparatory programme of 30 ECTS.

Language requirements for international students:

  • a TOEFL-TEST, showing a score of at least 570 (paper-based) or 87 (internet-based)
  • an original “test report from” (TRF) from IELTS, with a minimum overall band score of 6.0
  • Cambridge-ESOL: First Certificate in English (FCE)
  • Holders of a diploma of secondary or higher education from a recognized institution in the Flemish Community are in exempt from submitting proof of language proficiency.
  • You are also exempted from language test when you have successfully completed a minimum of 1 year (60 credits), be it secondary or higher education, where the medium of instruction was English. However, you have to submit an official certificate as proof.
  • You may submit the proof of English proficiency or APS certificate later if it is not ready before the deadline.

How To Apply

Applications can only be submitted through the online application form, we advise candidate students to apply as soon as possible, even if they have not yet obtained their degree.


All non-EEA students and EEA students need to apply before 1 June 2019. We recommend all candidate students to apply as early as possible, most certainly for non-EEA students. This is important with regards to VISA administration.


Type of Opportunity Uncategorized
Deadline01 June,2019
Open toAll Nationalities
OrganizerVrije Unviersity Brussels
Contact the organizer[email protected]



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