Are you interested in an exchange programme at the Faculty of Applied Economics? This page provides information for exchange students coming from one of our Erasmus, European, or non-European partner universities (Erasmus and bilateral agreements).
Our Faculty has the highest international student mobility within the University of Antwerp and numerous international research and management contacts. We annually welcome around 250 foreign researchers, foreign lecturers and visitors. In 2016-2017, the Faculty had agreements with about 100 partner institutions in more than 30 countries worldwide.
The academic year at the University of Antwerp is divided into two semesters. Each semester comprises of 13 weeks of lecturing concluded by a 4-week examination period.
Semester 1: September - January
Semester 2: February - June
A normal workload for 1 semester is 30 ECTS credits. We expect incoming students to take at least 20 ECTS credits.
Fact sheet 2017-2018 (updated)
Timetable 1st semester (2017-2018)
Timetable 2nd semester (2017-2018)
The Faculty of Applied Economics offers Bachelor, Master and Doctoral programmes in a range of specialist areas, including business administration, business engineering and economic policy. The majority of the programs are offered in Dutch, however there is a variety of courses taught in English, at the bachelors and the masters level. Two masters programs are taught exclusively in English and are tailored to the international and home market. It is essential for a successful stay as an Erasmus exchange student in the Faculty of applied economics that students have a good command of English, oral as well as written.
Most bachelor courses offered in English are at advanced level. Therefore it is recommended that exchange students have successfully completed at least 120 ECTS credits prior to registration at the Faculty of Applied Economics.
Exchange students will be allowed to register for master courses provided they have successfully completed at least 150 ECTS credits at the home university and the prerequisites for each specific course are met.
Overview of the courses offered in English (2017-2018) with links to course descriptions.