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7) Cost of studying and tuiton fees/student finance/financial aid

VERY IMPORTANT: Applications and information on grants and scholarships should always be applied for through authorities in your OWN country:

- Your OWN Government: typically Ministries for Education
- Your OWN university: contact the international officer at your OWN university
- Official or private organisations in your OWN country
Do not forget to check about these !


Tuiton Fees:

- At universities and university colleges +/- 890 € (if you have a nationality which does not belong to the European higher education area: +/- 5.500€)
- For people from developing countries: 80€
- Always contact the choosen university or university college directly for more details as amounts can vary according to your situation!
- For some postgraduate courses: -> considerable higher !

If you have a “Mobility scholarship” (Erasmus+, ...): No tuiton fee, for you are registered at your home university.

Scholarships:

There are several different types of grants available for foreign students who wish to study in Flanders, Belgium, more info can be found here:
http://www.highereducation.be/studying-in-flanders/tuition,-costs-grants
http://www.studyinflanders.be/en/scholarship-programmes/

There are a limited number of other opportunities which can be found here:
http://euroguidance.wikispaces.com/e7


Further information is also available here:
http://ec.europa.eu/programmes/erasmus-plus/index_en.htm


ERASMUS + Masters loan
http://ec.europa.eu/education/opportunities/higher-education/masters-loans_en.htm

EU: The Researcher's Mobility Portal - EURAXESS

Some study grants from:

- Study and training grants for students from developing countries: see the site of the DGDC - Belgain Development Cooperation for more information.
- In the Framework of bilateral cultural agreements, in this case you can also contact the the Belgain embassy in YOUR country for more information.
- In the Framework of International cultural exchange programmes.
- UNESCO, WHO, FAO, NATO, service clubs, ....
----------> contact your OWN national authorities (Ministry of Education, ...) !!!
Do not forget to check about these !