Belgium is one of the beautiful and peaceful countries in Europe. The country is highly renowned for its cosmopolitan and diverse society. The multicultural and multilingual friendly environment welcomes overseas students.
Belgium is a small country which gives much importance to higher education. There are Five Belgium universities in the list of QS World top 200 Universities. Most of the course programs are in English which makes education easy for international students.
Primary, secondary and higher educations are the base of the total education system. Higher education in Belgium gives more focus to prepare students for worldly challenges (Applications) rather than focusing on theories only.
Popular Ph.D. Courses in Belgium
- International relation
Fees & Costs of Belgium Universities
A student can stay and study easily in Belgium with a monthly expense of 550 – 650 €
Application fee: €50-100. (If applicable)
Medical insurance €100-150 ((if from outside the EU)
Third Party Liability insurance: €15 (Approximate)
Extracurricular activities: €20-40
Relevant diploma or Post Graduation degree program is essential for Ph.D. courses
- College admission letter
- Valid passport
- Sufficient funds
- educational certificates
- Academic IELTS or TOEFL score card to prove the English language proficiency
Embassy charges 60 € for short stay fee
In Belgium and Ph.D. candidates are generally get funded through their university or through an external scholarship. If the student is supported by the university, it is more likely to be offered an employment contract which will come with a monthly income.
BAP OZR: Funding through any research project of the “Research Council (OZR) “ or through a research project of the promoter.
Research Foundation – Flanders Funds WetenschappelijkOnderzoek – Vlaanderen or FWO for short Ph.D. Fellowships.
In Flemish universities this fellowship is awarded to around 200 Ph.D. students on the basis of the quality of proposed research.