Subsidies

Vlaams opleidingsverlof

All Linguapolis Dutch as a foreign language courses qualify for Vlaams opleidingsverlof for workers in the private sector, i.e. the reformed version of paid educational leave.For information see https://www.vlaanderen.be/vlaams-opleidingsverlof-vov

If you qualify, please contact the Linguapolis secretary’s office (nederlands@linguapolis.be or +32 3 265 48 03). 

KMO-portefeuille (SME e-wallet)

The SME e-wallet is a measure whereby you – as an entrepreneur or practising a liberal profession – receive financial aid when purchasing services that improve the quality of your enterprise. These services contain training courses and advisory services. Linguapolis is a registered and eligible service provider with registration number DV.O100322 For information and the application procedure see the official website of the Flemish government.

Training vouchers

Linguapolis can only accept training vouchers for Dutch courses, if a secondary school degree is your highest level of education.With these vouchers, you can save up to half of the registration fee for your course.For more information see https://www.vlaanderen.be/opleidingscheques-voor-werknemers

Employees can apply for training vouchers via the 'WSE-loket'.The courses' OBD-codes can be found in the 'Opleidingsdatabank Vlaamse opleidingsincentives'.

You can only apply for training vouchers as soon as your course level is known. If your level is determined by an entry test, you pay the registration fee in full from your own pocket.As soon as have applied for the vouchers afterwards and you hand them in to Linguapolis, we shall refund you as quickly as possible.

Prior to 31 August, training vouchers were applied for via VDAB. These vouchers can still be used past 1 September 2020.

Stadsbeurs & Vlaamse beurs

1. We would like to inform you about the stadsbeursa scholarship for Dutch morning courses level 2, 3, 4 or 5 higher education perspective, subsidized by the Antwerp City Council. The conditons can be found here.If you live in Antwerp City and if you think you meet the requirements, please contact Atlas.

2. We would like to inform you about the Vlaamse beurs, a scholarship for Dutch morning or afternoon courses level 1, subsidized by the Flemish government. The conditons can be found here.- If you live in Antwerp City and if you think you meet the requirements, please contact Atlas.- If you live in Antwerp Province and if you think you meet the requirements, please contact the Agentschap Integratie & Inburgering (Regio Antwerpen).

Subsidies for outgoing exchange students (Erasmus,...)

Karel de Grote- & Artesis Plantijn Univeristy College

Outgoing students from the university colleges can apply for a financial grant to take a language course in preparation of a stay abroad.

For detailed information on the rates and conditions, go in advance to the International Relations Office of your University College:

Subsidies for ZAP staff (UAntwerpen)

More info.

Subsidies for ATP staff (UAntwerpen)

More info.

Course subsidy  through your joint committee

As employee you can ask for a course subsidy through your joint committee. The joint committee for employees, CEVORA (ANPCB or PC218) for example, provides up to 100 euros financial support annually, regardless of the amount of courses taken. For more information: www.cevora.be/opleidingspremies.

Are you a member of another joint committee? Go to www.werk.belgie.be to find out more or contact your company’s human resources office.

Advantages

Altissia (licenses 2020-2021 available from 1 October)

As a Linguapolis student you can purchase a licence for Altissia, an online language platform, for only 10 euros. Altissia is available in 22 languages: Bulgarian, Croatian, Czech, Danish, Dutch, English, Estonian, Finnish, French, German, Greek, Hongarian, Irish (Gaelic), Italian, Latvian, Lithuanian, Maltese, Polish, Portuguese, Romanian, Slovak, Slovenian, Spanish and Swedish.With Altissia you can improve your writing, listening and reading skills through self-study. Request a licence by sending an email to talen@linguapolis.be. The licence will be valid until 30 September 2020.

Please note:- Are you a UAntwerp student?  Then purchase a licence for Altissia for 10 euros through https://forms.uantwerpen.be/nl/altissia/.- Are you a UAntwerp doctoral student or staff member? Then purchase a licence for free through https://forms.uantwerpen.be/nl/altissia/.- The number of licences is limited. The offer is valid for as long as there are licences available.- This Linguapolis bonus is separate from our language courses. Altissia is not a Linguapolis product and is not part of our teaching materials.

ECTS credits

More info.

Special rate for sports & cultural activities

Linguapolis students can obtain a UAntwerpen Plus Pass for 25 euros. The UAntwerpen Plus Pass gives you one-year access to the sports and cultural activities on offer at the University of Antwerp and associated colleges.

Linguapolis students can register at www.uantwerpenplus.be. Further instructions can be found on the website.

Vormingsverlof

Employees in the Flemish public sector can apply for educational leave (Vormingsverlof). For more information see: www.bestuurszaken.be/vormingsverlof.

Special offers

On the pinboard in Blackboard you’ll find special offers like discounts on tickets for cultural activities, job offers and free events.You will receive information about your username and password on the day of your first class.