|Location||Belgium, Brussels, Etterbeek|
|Type||Master courses, full-time|
|Nominal duration||2 years|
|Tuition fee||€2,950.00 per year
The amount of the tuition fee depends on the number of credits you take. Indicated here is the price for 60 credits per year.
|Application fee||€50.00 one-time
In line with the Teaching and Examination Regulations, students who have not obtained a Flemish degree will need to pay an application fee of 50 euro for each application. The university makes NO exceptions for scholarship students or for students who meet the programme’s academic requirements.Enrolled students will pay the tuition fee minus the application fee of their specific programme. This means that if you enrol after a positive application, the tuition fee will be reduced with the application fee. Paying multiple application fees will not automatically reduce your tuition fee. Please note that additional costs for the bank transfer are the sole responsibility of the applicant
Undergraduate diploma (or higher)
Bachelor Degree in Biology.
For other academic bachelors in science, applied science and life sciences, such as academic Bachelor degrees with a minor in Biology (e.g. BSc in Environmental Sciences, BSc in Biotechnology etc.), equivalency will be evaluated based on scientific competences and skills
The entry qualification documents are accepted in the following languages: English.
Often you can get a suitable transcript from your school. If this is not the case, you will need official translations along with verified copies of the original.
If your documents are not in English, French or Dutch they have to be officially tranlsated (by a sworn translator) into one of these 3 languages
It is required that you send verified copies of the entry qualification documents directly to the university by postal mail. Important! Never send original documents by post!
TOEFL minimum level:
At least 2 reference(s) must be provided.
A motivation letter must be added to your application.
Further instructions on how to proceed with your application will be sent to you via e-mail once you have submitted your application on Dream Foundation website.
The Master of Biology from the Vrije Universiteit Brussel gives you the freedom to steer your own programme. You can choose from several profiles that allow you to develop your interests. Additional elective courses ensure that you can choose one or two courses from other biology profiles or from another master’s programme.
Broad and practical choice of specializations
Would you like to further specialize in biology after earning a bachelor’s degree? Or would you just like to keep open the possibilities for various opportunities? Both are possible at the Vrije Universiteit Brussel. The modular system used in our Master of Biology offers a broad and practical choice of specializations. After successfully completing the two-year master’s programme (120 credits), you are:* Master of Biology: Genetics, Cell and Developmental Biology * Master of Biology: Environment, Biodiversity and Ecosystems or Herpetology * Master of Biology: Human Ecology
Within each of the three main specializations, you have a wide choice of research-oriented profiles.