Prospective students

Hasselt University’s approach to education is unique. We encourage students to look beyond books and classrooms. We equip them with knowledge and skills. Action and interaction. Thinking and doing. Intensive guidance. That is what being a student at UHasselt is all about. Our alumni are critical, engaged, agile and versatile professionals.

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High quality education

In Flanders we have one of the most highly ranked education systems in the world and deliver world wide highly valued degrees. Hasselt University is an innovative university which has a pronounced international orientation. We use innovative teaching and learning methods, with research-led courses. We have excellent staff consisting of leading authorities. Hasselt University offers 5 high quality English masters programmes, of which 2 are also offered in distance learning.

Live in an open-minded, multilingual society

You will study at a University with more than 6500 students, of which 15% international students. You will be surrounded by a multilingual society where English is widely spoken. Belgians are known for being open-minded and are always excited to meet new people. At Hasselt University you are not a number. We highly value the personal contact between students and staff. Our classes are taught in small groups in order to provide personal feedback and interact with our students.

Affordable education

Access to higher education is highly valued in the Flemish society and all initial bachelor's and master's programmes offered at public higher education institutions are subsidised by the Flemish government. That's why tuition fees are low and you get an excellent price/quality ratio.

Study in the heart of Europe

Belgium is located in the heart of Europe. It’s a nice starting point for discovering Brussels, London, Paris, Rotterdam, Berlin and the rest of Europe. Students find it easy to travel around the country or reach other European cities. You will stay in an economically strong region, boasting a high quality of life.