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How to apply?

More information: http://www.uhasselt.be/How-to-submit-application 


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How to apply for the VLIR-scholarschip?

If you are eligible to apply for the scholarship, you will see this on the page “finances” in the online application. To apply for the scholarship, you first have to mark the option “yes” on that page (application for a VLIR-ICP-scholarship: “yes”).

Furthermore, you have to follow a specific procedure. You’ll find more information about this procedure on the VLIR-application form, which you can download on top of the “up/download” page in your online application.


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What is the status of my application file?

At each moment you can check the status of your application file. Open your application file and click on 'state of file' in the left block. You can update and upload documents in your application file until the status 'additional information requested' . When your application file is in status 'under consideration', you can't change the data anymore. You also receive an e-mail when the status of your application file has changed.

Please note that your file only will be processed after receipt of your certified hard copies by postal mail.


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When will my application be processed?

After finalizing the online pre-registration, sending a hard copy of certified / legalised certificates and transcripts of records is mandatory. Only when your online application is complete and after receiving the hard copies your file will be processed.

Certified / legalised hard copies cannot be returned to the candidate.


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What is a certified hard copy?

All applicants need to send certified hard copies to Hasselt University by postal mail.
This copy of your original documents needs to be certified by an official institution. This can be the university, the notary, the embassy, …
They stamp and sign the copy again to attest that it is a true copy of the original document.
Photocopies and digital versions of certified documents will not be accepted.

Certified / legalised hard copies cannot be returned to the candidate.


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How to defer your application/admission?

Deferment is only possible for 1 academic year. (Not for the Master of Transportation Science)

Please send an email to the administrator to defer your admission. Your status will change to “postponed”. Later on, your status will change to “admitted” and you will receive a new letter of admission, which you can use to apply for visa.

Deferment for 2 academic years or more (+ Master of Transportation Sciences) is not possible. The Admission Committee will re-evaluate your file based on the new elements you have added: new CV, new degrees, …


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How to re-apply for a master programme?

  • Do not start a new online application.
    • Re-open your online application at UHasselt and change the academic year
  • Upload all new documents.
  • Send a certified version of those documents to Hasselt University by postal mail.
  • Contact the administrator about your re-application.

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How to re-apply for a scholarship programme?

  • Do not start a new online application.
  • Check if you are still eligible to apply for the scholarship: http://www.vliruos.be/scholarships   
  • Re-open your online application at UHasselt and change the academic year
  • Print a new hard copy application form
  • Send the hard copy with the required documents to Hasselt University: only certified new documents, CV and two new letters of recommendation
  • Contact the administrator about your re-application.

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Which steps do I have to take after admission?


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