Scholarships for University of Antwerp Students

Two types of scholarships are available for students who are currently enrolled as regular students of the University of Antwerp. 

  1. Refund of €150/student after attending a summer or winter school organised at Antwerp Summer and Winter University. An overview of all eligible summer or winter schools can be found here. Students should prefinance the full registration fee and can claim a reimbursement of the allowance after submitting a certificate of attendance and proof of payment to the Antwerp Summer and Winter University Office. The following students qualify for this refund: University of Antwerp students regularly enrolled under a diploma contract in a Bachelor, Master, Advanced Master, Preparatory Programme, Bridging Programme or Academic Teaching Programme, in either academic year 2021-2022 or 2022-2023. 
  2. Scholarship for a short international experience for students who qualify for financial aid by the Department of Social, Cultural and Studentaffairs (SCS) .

Please refer to Blackboard ("een internationale ervaring > beurzen") or contact the Antwerp Summer and Winter University Office for more information on these scholarships.

Scholarships and reduced registration fees for incoming students

Dates and prices for 2022 will be announced in November 2021 & February 2022!

​Some programmes organised by Antwerp Summer and Winter University offer the following opportunities for scholarships and/or reduced registration fees. 

  • Antwerp Summer School on Urban Logistics
    Reduced registration fee for students - TBA
  • Arts, Ontology and Politics
    Reduced early registration fee for Bachelor and Master students (reg. before 25 May) - TBA
  • Children's Literature Summer School:
    Scholarships available for three PhD students who do not have funding to cover the registration fee. Lunch breaks included - €500
  • Qualitative Research Methods in Health Care
    Reduced early registration fee (registration before 1 May) - TBA
    Reduced registration fee for Master students (max 5 students) - TBA
  • Modelling infectious diseases and health economics
    Reduced registration fee for students - TBA
  • Summer School on Fashion Management
    Reduced registration fee for students - TBA
  • The Sustainable City
    Reduced registration fee for Master of History students (max 2 students) - TBA
  • ALGAR 2021: Systems of quadratic forms over arithmetic fields
    Reduced registration fee for restricted attendance online - TBA
  • Summer School on Vaccinology
    Scholarships are available for undergraduate students from the WHO-European region. ESPID-members (for at least two years) benefit from a reduced registration fee - TBA
  • Storytelling in virtual reality. An immersive encounter.
    Reduced registration fee for students - TBA

Reduced fees for refugees residing in Belgium

Attending a summer or winter school is a low-threshold opportunity for refugees to get to know Flemish Higher Education. From summer 2018 onwards, a limited number of reduced registration fees (€50 or €100) for refugees is made available by University of Antwerp.

Admission requirements and eligibility

  • The admission requirements for refugees with foreign pre-qualifications are the same as those for all summer or winter school participants. Please note that each summer or winter school has its own specific admission requirements, including prior qualifications. For details, please visit the webpage of the summer or winter school of your preference.
  • English is the language of instruction of all programmes within Antwerp Summer and Winter University. As active participation is compulsory in all summer or winter schools, English proficiency in reading, speaking and writing is  required.
  • In order to be eligible for a reduced registration fee, the candidate should belong to one of the following categories: asylum seeker / refugee status / subsidiary protection or a family member being reunited with a refugee.
  • Candidates should (have) complete(d) a study orientation plan at Atlas. Candidates who are/have already been enrolled at a Flemish Higher Education Institution are not eligible for this reduced fee. Contact information is available on this webpage.


  • Applications can be submitted by filling in the online registration form via Mobility Online. Candidates have to fill in personal details, upload some documents and complete extra specific questions per summer or winter school. 
  • Depending on the category, candidates for these reduced fees have to upload (a) different document(s):
  • asylum seekers
    Scan of Annex 26 (issued by the Immigration Office in Brussels)
  • recognised refugees:
    Scan both sides residence permit
  • a person receiving protection on humanitarian grounds (Dutch: subsidiair beschermde)
    Scan of the letter issued by the “office of the commissioner general for refugees and stateless persons”
  • a family member being reunited with a refugee
    Scan of both sides of the residence permit of your family member
    Proof of family composition.

  • Application deadlines vary between summer and winter schools. Please refer to the webpage of your preferred intensive programme to find out more.

Overview fees and summer or winter schools

An overview of all summer or winter schools, including periods and application deadlines, can be found here

  • Registration fee of €50
    • ALGAR 2022
    • Antwwerp Summer School in Philosophy and Society
    • Children's Literature Summer School
    • Companies crossing Borders
    • From Mine to Finger: A deep dive into the world of Diamonds
    • GOVTRUST Summer School: A Multi-Level Perspective on Trust and Public Governance
    • Jesuit Heritage Summer School: Art and Architecture
    • Qualitative Research Methods in Health Care
    • Legal Technology and Legal Innovation
    • re-Act by design. International Design Workshop Week
    • Summer School on Vaccinology
    • The Sustainable City
    • Winter school on Electrocatalysis
  • Registration fee of €100
    • Antwerp Summer School on Urban Logistics
    • Europe: Diversity and Migration
    • English for Academic Purposes. Improving your university papers and presentations
    • Innovation & (Intra-) Entrepreneurship bootcamp: a hands-on case-based experience
    • Summer School on Fashion Management
    • Storytelling in virtual reality. An immersive encounter.
  • Other programmes to be confirmed
    • Books & Culture
    • Burgundian Black
    • City Lab VIII
    • Critical Approaches to Typography
    • Digital Humanities
    • Experience Entrepreneurship
    • International Design Week
    • Legal technology and legal innovation
    • Modelling in infectious diseases
    • Qualitative Research Methods in Health Care
    • The Sustainable City

Contact and more information

  • For more information on Antwerp Summer and Winter University and the application procedure, please contact Mr Wannes Gijsels ( or +32 32654382).
  • For special information for refugees looking to study at the University of Antwerp, please visit this webpage or make an appointment with Ms Parul Goel ( or +32 3265 3191).