Going Abroad ES - Social Sciences

Go Abroad

If you are interested in going on an exchange, here you will find all the information that you need. Take a look at the presentation of our info session first.
It has a lot of general information and some specifics about your program as well. Here below we will go in to more detail on when, how and where you can go abroad:

Info Session 2017-2018

Should some of your questions remain unaswered after checking this website and our info session , feel free to get in touch with your silvia [dot] erzeel [at] vub [dot] be (exchange coordinator Silvia Erzeel. )


You can go on an exchange in bachelor's year 3 (semester 1 or 2).


Bachelor exchange

You need to:

  • have passed your courses of bachelor's year 1
  • have passed all mandatory courses of bachelor's year 2
  • do the courses 'MultiMultivariate data-analyse voor de sociale wetenschappen’ and 'Bachelorproef' in distance learning




1. Complete your nomination dossier: download Word template

2. Send your application to your tom [dot] de [dot] winter [at] vub [dot] ac [dot] be (exchange coordinator Tom De Winter )

3. Deadline is March 1st 2017

All applications will be ranked, in that particular order, according to the overall results and letter of motivation.
This will only come into play when more students apply for the same destination than the number of places that is available.


Destination University Information
Austria - Salzburg Universität Salzburg  website
Belgium - Brussels Université Libre de Bruxelles  website
Bulgary - Blagoevgrad South West University 'Neofit Rilski'  website
Germany - Berlin Humboldt-Universität zu Berlin  website
Germany - Leipzig Universität Leipzig  website
Spain - Barcelona Universitat Pompeu Fabra  website
Netherlands - Rotterdam Erasmus Universiteit Rotterdam  website
Sweden - Lund Lund University  website
Slovenia - Ljubljana University of Ljubljana  website
UK - Belfast Queen's University Belfast  website