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Artevelde University of Applied Sciences

Artevelde University of Applied Sciences

Artevelde University of Applied Sciences


At Artevelde UAS, we pride ourselves on our student-centred approach, which means that you will receive individual attention and guidance from our experienced faculty members. Our programmes offer a practical approach to learning, with a strong emphasis on hands-on experience and real-world projects that prepare you for your future career.

Located in the vibrant city of Ghent, Belgium, our campuses provide a truly international environment where students from all over the world can learn and grow together. Ghent is a dynamic and cosmopolitan city that offers a rich cultural heritage, diverse nightlife, and a bustling student community. With its stunning architecture, canals, and green spaces, Ghent is the perfect backdrop for a unique study experience.

5 reasons to study at Artevelde UAS!

  1. When you study in Belgium, you are launching your career in the heart of Europe. A lot of global organisations have their headquarters in Belgium, and also the EU and NATO are located here.

  2. You will not only discover Belgium during your international stay. Major European cities like Paris, London, Berlin, and Amsterdam are only a few hours away.

  3. Ghent is one of the largest student cities in Belgium. The campuses are spread across the historical yet vibrant city.

  4. International experience: All of our programmes have an international focus, allowing you to gain a global perspective and develop cross-cultural competencies. Think of an internship abroad, a study trip, an exchange semester programme, ... The world is your playground!
  5. Vibrant campus life: Our campuses are located close to the heart of Ghent, offering a dynamic and multicultural environment with a variety of cultural and social events that allow you to immerse yourself in the local community.

Campus Features

Campus Kantienberg

Our largest and newest campus is situated in the heart of Ghent. You will find specific practical training areas and workspaces, general classrooms, an up to date media library, administrative offices, the executive offices of the different departments and a student restaurant offering varied and healthy meals.

The Artevelde University of Applied Sciences has its own student houses. In these student houses, there are rooms reserved for international degree-seeking students. All rooms are furnished with a bed (without mattress), a desk (without chair), a wardrobe, a washbasin, and a mirror.

Some rooms have private facilities such as a shower, a toilet kitchenette, or a fridge.

Please visit our website for more information.


    Important dates for academic year 2023-2024

    • 1 November 2022: Start date online registration for AY 2023-2024
    • 1 May 2023: Online registration deadline (Non-EEA Students with a student visa)
    • 30 June 2023: Deadline payment of processing cost (Non-EEA students with a student visa)
    • 1 September 2023: Online registration deadline AY 2023-2024 (EEA students and non-EEA students without a student visa)
    • 19 September 2023: Start date of the academic year
    • 15 October 2023: Enrolment deadline
    • 31 January 2024: Registration deadline for starting in February academic year 23-24

    General Admission Requirements

    In order to complete your online registration, make sure to add the following documents to your application:

    • coloured copy of identity card/passport (front and back)
    • diploma of secondary and/or higher education and transcript of records (include an official translation of these documents if they are not already in English, Dutch, German or French)
    • (National) entrance examination(s) - only applicable if this is also necessary to access higher education in your country
    • Proof of English proficiency
    • APS certificate (for candidates with a Chinese diploma)

    Language requirements

    Prospective students can prove that they have the required level of English by meeting one of the following criteria:

    1. having a secondary or higher education diploma where English was the main language of instruction
    2. having one of the following language proficiency certificates that prove you have at least B2 CEFR level and was issued within the last two years:
    • (only at Campus Kantienberg)
    • : score of at least 79 - institution code: B527; (NEW: )
    • : score of at least 6.5;
    • : at least Level B2 for all completed components;
    • : score of at least 110.
    • Cambridge English Advanced certificate: at least Level B2 for all completed components;
    • Cambridge English First Certificate: grades A, B, and C (Min score 160);
    • Cambridge English Business Vantage certificate: grades A, B and C;
    • Cambridge English Business Higher certificate: at least Level B2 for all completed components;
    • Cambridge English Proficiency certificate;
    • IB Diploma (Diploma Programme);
    • IGCSE (awarded by Edexcel, at least three IGCSE A Levels - With two A levels with a minimum grade C).
    • Bachelor or master's diploma obtained at an accredited EEA higher education institution, where the teaching language of the entire programme is in English;
    • Credit certificate English B2 obtained at a Flemish higher education institution.

    Academic Requirements and Other Prerequisites

    Go to our 'Admissions' page for all details:?

    Scholarships and Funding

    Unfortunately we don't offer scholarships. However, students have the possibility to apply for an Erasmus grant.

    Why study at Artevelde University of Applied Sciences

    At the Artevelde University of Applied Sciences we believe that people are capable of self-development. We start from this idea to define the professional identity of both our students and our staff members and stimulate them to think critically, to act professionally and to become the person they can and want to be.

    Awards & Accreditations

    Erasmus Charter for Higher Education


    Campus Life & Facilities

    Student Facilities offers a wide range of student services enabling every student to study and develop himself or herself carefree and in the best circumstances. Get fit at only 1 per session, discover culture in Ghent for only 5 per ticket, indulge in our cafeteria and be amazed by the good quality and prices, rent a bicycle without breaking the bank, get access to all of Artevelde University of Applied Sciences media libraries and digital sources and visit our university medical service when you feel unwell.

    Ghent is the largest student city from Flanders combining the intimacy of a small city with the openness of a metropolis.

    Ghent is a UNESCO City of Music and has a wide range of musical events and nightclubs. International clubs, student clubs, regular events, etc. it is all part of our student lifestyle. We also got a couple of social activities planned for incoming students to get to know Ghent and the people around.


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