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International students

Incoming international students

International students

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Welcome!  Thanks for choosing Hasselt University!

You are sure to have a lot of questions about your registration. Below, you will find a lot of useful information that you should read before you continue.

The final registration is step 5 of the admission process. Note that foreign degree holders first need to apply for admission. If you are a foreign degree holder and you did not yet apply for admission, please start the procedure here.

Make sure you arrive in Belgium before the start of the orientation days and before the start of the academic year.

Orientation programme

Starting date of the programme

After your arrival, you first have to finalize your registration in person at our campus in Hasselt. This is possible from 28 June 2019.

Registration in person is not necessary for DL-students.


Hasselt University
Hasselt Campus | Former Prison
Martelarenlaan 42
3500 Hasselt

Location and accessibility Hasselt Campus


You can go to the registration desk in the Old Prison - Hasselt City Campus, every week day from 09:00 to 16:00, from 28 June to 10 July and from 19 August to 1 October. We're also open on Saturday 6 July and 7 September, from 09:00 to 12:00. We are closed from 11 July to 18 August.

What should you bring?

  • Your identity card or passport.
  • Your official diplomas.
  • International master students: your letter of admission.

How can you pay?

International students will receive payment instructions on the moment they are admitted. Final registration only is possible after receipt of the payment.

More information about tuition fees and scholarships.


From your second consecutive year at Hasselt University, you need to re-register.

Starting 11 July, you can re-register from your student file. After re-registering, you'll receive an email with the data needed to transfer an advance for the tuition fees. 

You should re-register as soon as possible, and certainly before the start of the academic year. Re-registering will not be possible after 1 October, because your user number and password will expire on that date.

Information concerning the extension of the resident permit for non-EEA students can be found on this page.

After an interruption

If you have already been registered at Hasselt University in the past and want to register again after an interruption of your studies, you have to register at the registration desk in the Old Prison - City Campus Hasselt.

After your arrival, you have to register with the Student Administration (Martelarenlaan 42, 3500 Hasselt) to complete your registration and get your student card.

During the academic year, students can modify their study contract.

How can you modify your study pathway? 
  • De-registration for and modification of a programme within Hasselt University (Education Regulations Article 6.4)
    If you are thinking about changing programme, please contact the study career coach
  • De-registration for a programme and discontinuing your studies at Hasselt University (Education Regulations Article 6.4
    If you have decided to discontinue your studies at Hasselt University during the academic year, please print out the form "de-registering for a programme" via your student file, fill it out and sign it, and hand it over to the Student Administration Office, together with your student card.