Université Libre de Bruxelles - Exchange

City: Brussels Country: Belgium

Université Libre de Bruxelles Website


What ULB has to offers:

  • Université Libre de Bruxelles offers more than 300 undergraduate and graduate degree programs.
  • It is a reseach-intensive university that plays an active role in the European Research Area and is involved in almost 130 projects financed by the 7th European Framework Programs.
  • Université Libre de Bruxelles has had particular success in finding business applications for the results of its research through its specialist Technology Transfer Office (TTO) forming part of its Research Department.
  • It is also notable for its international composition, with 32% of its 24,000+ students coming from abroad.
  • On campus recreational opportunities include intramural sports and clubs.
  • Brussels is less than two hours by train from Paris, Amsterdam, London and Cologne.
  • The Université Libre de Bruxelles has put together a guide for visiting exchange students
  • ULB is home to the "Solvay Brussels School of Economics & Management" and students going on exchange to ULB can do it at Solvay.Learn more about a Solvay exchange.
  • You can view a student-made video about Solvay here.
  • Course information for the Solvay Brussels School of Economics & Management.

When Can I Go?

Terms Offered: Fall, Winter, Full Year

Term Dates:

Fall term equivalent:  September - January

Winter term equivalent:  February - June

Eligibility Requirements

Open to: All Faculties

Level: Undergraduate, Graduate

ULB's Solvay Brussels School of Economics and Management accepts both undergraduate and graduate students. For undergraduate students, however, a minimum of 5 terms of university studies in the field of economics and/or business is required to participate in the exchange.

See Eligibility.

Course Information

Language of Instruction: English and French

Field of Study: All. However, exchange students are not able to register in the programs of the Faculty of Medicine. Exchange students are required to take a minimum of 60% of their courses in one Faculty corresponding to their University of Alberta major field of study.

ECTS = European Credit Transfer and Accumulation System

Université Libre de Bruxelles Course Information

Université Libre de Bruxelles Credit Information


Most students live in private lodgings. Universite Libre de Bruxelles advises exchange students to book a room at a hotel (which can be quite expensive) or youth hostel upon arrival and use this as a base for going out to look for rental accommodation near campus.


Université Libre de Bruxelles Housing Information


Program Contact

University of Alberta International, Education Abroad

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Funding Opportunities 

Students receive on average between $1,400-$2,000 in funding.

Over 80% of students who apply get funding.

Education Abroad Awards