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 the student portal ("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

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

  • ALGAR 2022: Constructive methods for quadratic form theory
    Reduced registration fee for restricted attendance online€20
  • Antwerp Jean Monnet Summer School on Transatlantic Trade Politics
    A limited number of grants covering the cost of travel, accommodation and/or course fees are available, based on the applicants' needs.
  • Antwerp Summer School on Urban Logistics
    Reduced registration fee for students - €450
    A limited number of grants covering the cost of travel and registration fee are available for international students.
    Master of Maritieme and Logistics Management students (max. 2) are free of charge as part of their Master's programme.
  • 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
  • Companies crossing Borders
    Reduced registration fee for digital participation - €35
  • Critical approaches to typography.
    Students and alumni of the Plantin Institute of Typography are entitled to a refund of 10% (€60) after completion of the summer school.
  • From Mine to Finger. A deep dive into the world of Diamonds
    ​Reduced registration fee for students - €300
  • Digital Humanities
    ​Reduced early registration fee (registration before 15 March) - €200
  • Qualitative Research Methods in Health Care
    Reduced early registration fee (registration before 1 May) - €940
    Reduced registration fee for Master students (max 5 students) - €640
  • Legal Technology and Legal Innovation
    Reduced registration fee for students - €750
  • Modelling infectious diseases and health economics
    Reduced registration fee for students - €300
  • Social City Design
    Reduced registration fee for students - €250
  • Summer School on Fashion Management
    Reduced registration fee for students | Programme Antwerp & Paris - €1000
    ​Reduced registration fee for students | Programme Antwerp & Milan - €1500
  • 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 - €600
  • Storytelling in virtual reality. An immersive encounter.
    Reduced registration fee for students€500
  • The Sustainable City
    A limited number of grants covering the registration fee are available for int. students.
    Master of History students (max. 2) are free of charge as part of their Master's programme.

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.

Application

  • 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
  • Antwerp Summer School in Philosophy and Society: Time, Money and God
  • Becoming an Olympian in Sports Analytics 
  • Books & Culture: The Plantin Press and the Religious Book
  • City Lab VIII
  • Critical Approaches to Typography
  • Digital Humanities
  • 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
  • Modelling infectious diseases and health economics
  • Qualitative Research Methods in Health Care
  • re-Act by design. International Design Workshop Week
  • Summer School on Vaccinology
  • The Sustainable City
  • Winter school on Electrocatalysis
  • Antwerp Jean Monnet Summer School on Transatlantic Trade Politics

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.

Contact and more information

  • For more information on Antwerp Summer and Winter University and the application procedure, please contact Mr Jasper Vanhaelemeesch (summeruniversity@uantwerp.be or +32 32655069).
  • 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 (refugeestudents@uantwerp.be or +32 3265 3191).