Subsidies and advantages

 

Betaald educatief verlof

All Linguapolis Dutch as a foreign language courses qualify for Betaald educatief verlof for workers in the private sector (for information see www.vlaanderen.be. Choose the heading Werk and then Opleiding. If you qualify, please contact the Linguapolis secretary’s office (nederlands@linguapolis.be or +32 3 265 48 03).

 

KMO-portefeuille

The KMO-portefeuille is a measure for subsidizing Flemish SMBs and professions. Through KMO-portefeuille it is possible to get subsidies for training courses that are organised by certified service providers, such as Linguapolis (number DV.O100322). Please apply for and receive subsidies using the website: www.kmo-portefeuille.be.  

 

Training vouchers

Linguapolis can only accept training vouchers
- for Dutch courses, if a secondary school degree is your highest level of education or
- for career coaching (any language)

For more information see www.vdab.be/opleidingscheques/werknemers.shtml

Employees can apply for training vouchers from vdab.be/mijnloopbaan. With these vouchers, you can save up to half of the registration fee for your course. If you have not received the vouchers before the start of the course, then pay the registration fee from your own pocket. As soon as you hand in the vouchers to Linguapolis, we shall refund you as quickly as possible.

 

Stadsbeurs

We would like to inform you about the stadsbeurs, a scholarship for Dutch language courses, subsidized by the Antwerp City Council. The conditons can be found here.
If you think you meet the requirements, please contact Atlas at www.atlas-antwerpen.be.

 

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:

 

Special rate for online language platform Altissia

As a Linguapolis student you can purchase a licence for Altissia, an online language platform, for only 10 euros. Altissia is available in 7 languages: Dutch, English, French, German, Italian, Portuguese and Spanish.

In a few weeks (date not defined) an online language course will also be available for Bulgarian, Czech, Croatian, Danish, Estonian, Finnish, Greek, Hungarian, Latvian, Lithuanian, Polish, Romanian, Slovak, Slovenian and Swedish. For Irish and Maltese only a language test will be offered.

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 2019.

Please note:
- The number of licences is limited. The offer is valid from 1 October 2018 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.

 

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.

 

Special rate for lunch at Stadscampus

Interested in a profitable lunch? As a Linguapolis student (morning and afternoon courses) you are welcome during lunch time in the student restaurant Komida for a lunch at the low-priced student rate. You can find the student restaurant at the following address, Koningstraat 8 – 2000 Antwerp. This offer is only valid during your Linguapolis course; the email with information will be sent to you at the beginning of your course.

 

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.

 

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.

Contact

Linguapolis Tel. +32 3 265 48 03
info@linguapolis.be