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Exchange students

Are you interested in an exchange programme at the Faculty of Business and 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 2017-2018, the Faculty had agreements with about 100 partner institutions in more than 30 countries worldwide.

Academic cycle

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: Schedule Exchange Programme
Semester 2: February - June: Schedule Exchange Programme

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: academic information
Fact sheet 2018-2019: academic information

Study programmes

The Faculty of Business and  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 Business and 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 Business and 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.
Overview of the courses offered in English (2018-2019) with links to course descriptions. Update 28 May 2018


Administrative coordinator Stadscampus
Room A.002
Prinsstraat 13
2000 Antwerp
Tel. +32 3 265 47 98