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Building Beyond Borders

Building Beyond Borders

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Registration fee

For the full postgraduate certificate (40 ECTS) the registration fee is:

  • for Belgian participants graduated in academic year 2017-2018: 1750 EUR (excl. VAT)
  • for Belgian participants graduated before academic year 2017-2018: 3500 EUR (excl. VAT)
  • for international participants: please contact us (buildingbeyondborders@uhasselt.be)

Catering costs during the sessions, travel and accommodation costs for the prospection week in Module A and the internship abroad of 8 weeks in Module B are not included in the registration fee. For these costs, participants need to take into account an (indicative) expense of 500 EUR (excl. VAT) for Module A and 1000 EUR (excl. VAT) for Module B (travel, basic accommodation, meals).

For this postgraduate certificate, financial support by means of the Flemish KMO-portefeuille’ can be obtained.


Application and entry requirements

Each application is assessed on a case by case basis, which includes the candidate’s diploma, CV, portfolio, and personal motivation (all in English). In case of doubt, the performance on an interview is decisive on the applicant’s suitability.

Commonly accepted degrees are shown below. The list is not exhaustive and candidates are encouraged to contact us for advice about the suitability of degrees, qualifications, performances and/or experiences. The programme is primarily accessible to candidates holding:

  • a Belgian master or bachelor degree in disciplines related to designing and/or building of spaces on different scales, and/or designing and/or manufacturing products,
  • a foreign master or bachelor degree in disciplines related to designing and/or building of spaces on different scales, and/or designing and/or manufacturing products.

All applicants must be fluent in both spoken and written English.


Online registration

To register you have to complete an online registration. By submitting your online registration, you agree with the terms of UHasselt SEE.

The deadline for ‘On-Time’ online registration is August 1st, 2018. Candidates are welcome to apply after August 1st, however,  late applicants should contact us to discuss the availability of places before submitting a ‘Post August 1st’ application.

Yearly, the number of places is limited to 25 participants.

The online registration needs to be fully completed before the administration will make a decision about your admission. You always get a response about your admission.

When your are admitted to the postgraduate certificate Building Beyond Borders, you will receive an invoice to pay the registration fee before the start of the programme.


  1. Identity: your contact information (name, date of birth, ...)

  2. Study programme:

    • Academic year: 2018-2019
    • Programme: Postgraduate
    • Postgraduate degree Building Beyond Borders
  3. Address: Enter your home address (domicile or official residence in your home country) exactly as it is shown on your passport or identity card.
  4. Higher education: Provide an overview of all programs (bachelor, master, ...) that you have followed (and obtained) that are relevant to this training.
  5. Specific training: Please mention any additional relevant education (not bachelor/master) here.
  6. Professional experience: Give your most recent work experience and / or work experience(s) that are relevant to the course that you are going to follow.
  7. Finances: How do you like to pay the registration fee: private or a company?
  8. Up/Download: Some documents need to be sent beforehand to the administration. Please upload these files here. (only .pdf, .doc or .jpg files)
    • Copy of your diploma(s)
    • CV
    • Portfolio
    • Passport photograph 
    • Motivational letter

After the first step, you will get an log-in (e-mail & password). With these data you can consult, modify or complete your online application.

Cancellation policy

By submitting your online registration, you agree with the terms of UHasselt SEE.

For cancellations between admission and the start of the programme, an administrative fee amounting to 10% of the registration fee will be charged. The participant can only cancel or modify his/her registration by letter or e-mail. This cancellation needs to be addressed to the programme manager Elke Knapen (buildingbeyonderborders@uhasselt.be or Hasselt University, Elke Knapen, Martelarenlaan 42, 3500 Hasselt, Belgium) and to be confirmed by this person.

For cancellations after the start of the programme, the full registration fee is due.