Language support


Language Vouchers up to 750 EUR are granted for editing/proofreading of PhD publications in order to upgrade the level of Academic English.


The PhD publications that qualify for these Language Vouchers need to meet following criteria:

- The PhD publication has to be relevant to the PhD research of the applicant

- The PhD publication has to be explicitly targeted at participating on the international level, e.g. Conferences or Journals or towards finalizing the thesis itself

- The applicant is a registered PhD student at the VUB

- The PhD candidate has not received a language voucher in the previous harvest period 

- Editing that is done up to four months ago can also be taken into consideration if all the above criteria are met

- The different Doctoral Schools can make small exceptions to the general criteria


The harvesting moments are:

  • 1 February
  • 1 April
  • 1 June
  • 1 October
  • 1 December

Editing bureaus?

This is up to you, it is free of choice.

You can still make use of the services of ACTO (Barbara [dot] louwagie [at] vub [dot] ac [dot] be), but you have to make arrangements with them directly.



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