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Applications are now open



If you are interested in joining our Herpetology program, we advise you to apply as soon as possible. If you haven’t completed your Bachelor program yet (but you are on schedule to graduate soon), you may still start your application.


Note the application deadlines:

For the academic year that starts end of september:


Before the 1st of April: for non-EEA citizens.

Before the 1st of September: for EEA citizens / non-EEA citizens living in Belgium with a valid residence permit.


The following countries are part of the EEA: Austria, Belgium, Bulgaria, Cyprus, Czech Republic, Denmark, Estonia, Finland, France, Germany, Greece, Hungary, Iceland, Ireland, Italy, Latvia, Liechtenstein, Lithuania, Luxembourg, Malta, Netherlands, Norway, Poland, Portugal, Romania, Slovakia, Slovenia, Spain, Sweden, United Kingdom.


IMPORTANT: Before you apply, you should realise that studying and living in Brussels is not for free:

• The tuition fee for both EEA Students and non-EEA students is 890 EUR per academic year.

• In addition, reserve approximately 500 EUR for the Field Course Ecology in the first year and approximately 2500 EUR for the Field Trip Herpetology in the second year. Although the Field Trip Herpetology is typically held in December, prepare to have the money available well in advance (by June of the same year).



For an overview of the different steps in the application procedure, follow this link to the application page of the Vrije Universteit  Brussel.




Vrije Universiteit Brussel

Pleinlaan 2 - 1050 Brussels

Tel : +32-2-6293648

E-mail: franky.bossuyt@vub.be