Opportunies For English Speakers

VLIR-UOS belgium scholarships 2016

VLIR-UOS belgium scholarships 2016

  • to applicants from 54 eligible countries in Africa, Asia and Latin America
  • to attend one of the selected trainings or Master programmes
  • taught in English
  • at a Belgian Flemish university or university college
  • covering all related expenses
A call for scholarship applications is launched every year in October. The deadline depends on the training or Master programme you are applying for. More information on how to apply for a scholarship.

How do I apply for a scholarship?

To apply for a scholarship, you first need to apply for the training or Master programme.

To apply for a training or Master programme, visit the website of the training or Master programme of your interest. Follow the guidelines for application for the programme as mentioned on its website.

In the programme application, you can mention whether you wish to apply for a scholarship. In case you do,  the programme coordinator forwards your application to VLIR-UOS.

Applications submitted by the candidates to VLIR-UOS directly will not be considered!

Take into account that you can only apply for one training or Master programme per year.

The dates of application are determined by the programme. Check the website of the training or Master programme for more details.

You will receive the selection result by e-mail, as soon as possible after selection and at the latest by mid-June.

In case of doubt, please contact the training or Master programme.

Eligible programmes

For which training or Master programmes can I get a scholarship?

Only the following English taught courses at Belgian Flemish universities or university colleges are eligible for scholarships:

Master programmes (intake September 2016)

Applications are now open! Deadlines for application are different per master programme and can be found on the website of the respective programme.
One-year Master programmes

  • Development Evaluation and Management – Applications are now closed
  • Globalisation and Development – Applications are now closed
  • Governance and Development – Applications are now closed
  • Human Settlements – Applications are now closed

Two-year Master programmes

  • Nutrition and Rural Development, main subject: Human Nutrition – Applications are now closed
  • Physical Land Resources – Applications are now closed
  • Aquaculture – Applications are now closed
  • Biology – Specialisation Human Ecology – Applications are now open
  • Statistics – Specialisation Biostatistics – Applications are now closed
  • Environmental Sanitation – Applications are now closed
  • Nematology – Applications are now closed
  • Food Technology – Applications are now closed
  • Molecular Biology – Applications are now closed
  • Water Resources Engineering – Applications are now closed
  • Marine and Lacustrine Science and Management (Oceans & Lakes) – Applications are now open


Training programmes organised in 2016 (1-4 months)

Opening of applications is different per training programme. Information on whether applications are open or not  will be posted (when available) on this page.

  • AudioVisual Learning Materials – Management, Production and Activities (AVLM) – Applications are now open
  • Dairy Nutrition – Applications are now open
  • Food Safety, Quality Assurance Systems and Risk Analysis – Applications are now open
  • Health Management in Aquaculture – Applications are now open
  • Hospital Infection Control in Resource Limited Settings
  • I-EBQ – International Course on Epidemiology, Biostatistics and Qualitative Research Methods – Applications are now open
  • Road safety in Low and Middle-Income Countries: Challenges and Strategies for Improvement – Applications are now open
  • SUSTLAW – Sustainable Development and Human Rights – Applications are now closed
  • Technology for Integrated Water Management – Applications are now open


Requisites, coverage and application


  • What are the requisites to apply for a scholarship and the criteria to get one?
  • Which costs are covered by the scholarship?
  • How do I apply for a scholarship?
  • Why should I study in Flanders (Belgium)

Update : 23/03/2016

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