The widely appreciated Erasmus+ supports education, training, youth and sport in Europe. Every year we have the great pleasure to welcome European students participating in the EU’s programme, as part of a short exchange.

Giancarlo Barbieri, from University Degli Studi di Pavia in Italy, during his Erasmus exchange as master student at VUB.

“Exciting to see what a difference light can make to help people in so many ways.”


Today, the Vrije Universiteit Brussel has more than 400 bilateral Erasmus agreements with 248 partner universities across Europe that allow for student and staff mobility. Based on these contracts, we can welcome up to 500 incoming students from Bachelor to Doctoral level.

More information is for exchange from VUB is available here