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Engineering & Aviation

Electrical Engineering

Full program details & costs, with admission requirements. Discover your dream program.

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Program facts

  • Tuition fees per year -
  • Total tuition fees -
  • Program type Master's
  • Language taught in English
  • Start date September

Program Overview

What Vrije Universiteit Brussel says about their program:
"Electronics and information technology spans a broad range of topics related to omni-present systems and devices: smartphones, laptops, robots, games, cars, medical imagers, solar farms, the ‘Internet of Things’, and so on. At VUB you can become an expert in this field, ensuring a career in an ever-evolving aspect of society. The programme combines a rigorous scientific and technical education with the development of practical skills. It encourages independence, creativity and inventiveness, and it shapes competent engineers who can contribute to society on many – if not all – levels."

Admissions requirements

We will guide you through the application procedure; please see the details below .

TOEFL 79 / IELTS 6.5 / CAE grade B / CPE grade C

  • Diploma of secondary or higher education where English was the language of instruction
  • Completed at least one school year of secondary education where English was the language of instruction
  • Completed program units in higher education with at least 54 ECTS credits where language of instruction was English

Bachelor's programs

When you apply for a Bachelor program you need to have a secondary school credential that grants you access to a Bachelor degree in your home country. Some credentials obtained in the EEA are deemed equivalent to a Flemish degree of secondary education and grant direct access (if you also have a proof of language proficiency) to our Bachelor programs. You can find the list here:

List of equivalent secondary school certificates.

These are the general requirements. Each program can have specific requirements when screening your application file.

Master's and advanced master's programs

When you apply for a master program you need to have a bachelor degree (or equivalent). Each program has its own specific requirements. After you submit your application, we will verify your degree and transcripts in order to determine whether you are eligible for the program of your choice. You can consult the respective program pages for particular pre-requirements.

These are the general requirements. Each program can have specific requirements when screening your application file.

Fall Semester (September) - deadline April 1 (non EEA students) / September 1 (EEA students)

EEA students should apply as early as possible

Fees and funding

Tuition fees are subsidized by the government, meaning that for most of Vrije Universiteit Brussel (VUB) programs are kept as low as €922/year.

The Vrije Universiteit Brussels (VUB) participates in several scholarship programs which offer grants at different levels of study, from bachelor's to Academic staff, and in various regions, for long and short stays.

Tuition - ranges from €939 - €3,850 / year

  • Erasmus Mundus Scholarships 4CITIES

  • Master Mind

  • Erasmus+ KA1 - incoming

  • PRONABEC

  • China Scholarship Council

  • ICP Master

  • OAS (Organization of American States - VUB program)

  • VUB Scholarships for European Master of Science in Photonics

Purple example passorts

Visa requirements for Vrije Universiteit Brussel (VUB)

Many international students will require a visa to study in Belgium, and this is a vital step of your study abroad journey. Make sure you understand the requirements you may need to meet before applying.