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  • Locations: Brussels, Belgium
  • Program Terms: Academic Year, Fall, Spring
  • Homepage: Click to visit
Dates / Deadlines:
Dates / Deadlines:
Term Year App Deadline Decision Date Start Date End Date
Spring 2019 10/01/2018 11/01/2018 TBA TBA
Fall 2019 03/01/2019 04/01/2019 TBA TBA
Academic Year 2019-2020 03/21/2019 04/01/2019 TBA TBA
Fact Sheet:
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Field of Study: Accounting, Business, Business Administration, Business Management, Communications, Culture, Economics, European Studies, Finance, French, History, Human Resources Management, Humanities, International Business, International Management, International Studies, Internship, Law, Marketing, Peace and Conflict Studies, Philosophy, Political Science Eligibility: Junior, Senior
GPA Requirement: 3.0 Housing Type: Apartment (alone), Double-occupancy room, Family home-stay, Other, Shared apartment, Single-occupancy room, Student responsibility
Language of Instruction: English Program Type: Budget Friendly, U of M Exchange
Payable Amount: $350
Program Description:

Vesalius College

Program Cost: This is a limited bilateral exchange program. Participants who are accepted into the exchange program will pay UM tuition for 15 credit hours in addition to the $350 application fee. The program fee does not include housing, food, insurance, round trip airfare or personal expenses.

Direct Program: Students who are not placed into the exchange program may be considered for the direct program. Tuition for the direct program is $7,600*. 
The program fee does not include housing, food, insurance, round trip airfare or personal expenses.

Please note: Both the exchange and direct programs are only open to juniors and seniors.


Program Description: Vesalius College (VeCo) is a liberal arts-style college with an interdisciplinary perspective. The College was founded by the Vrije Universiteit Brussel (VUB) and Boston University in 1987 to offer undergraduate education in English in Brussels.  VeCo is a tight-knit yet diverse college with a student body of approximately 300. With a high professor-student ratio, faculty members are accessible and able to take a personal interest in the success of their students. Over 60 nationalities are represented among the College’s student body, representing the diversity that is characteristic of Brussels, the bilingual capital of Belgium and ‘Capital of Europe’.

Program Location: Brussels is a cosmopolitan city which is home to European Union institutions, NATO and numerous international organizations and multinational companies. Students can benefit from this international setting through Vesalius College’s academic programs which have a strong European focus, the Vesalius Internship Program which offers exciting professional opportunities at leading companies and organizations, or by attending guest lectures and workshops given by local practitioners and experts. 

Course Options: Vesalius College offers various courses in Business, Economics, Communications, International Affairs, and History. For available courses and descriptions please go here.

Internship Program: Vesalius College offers a variety of internships to students.The Vesalius Internship Program is open to study abroad students. Internship placements are at prestigious and internationally renowned organizations and companies, ranging from European institutions to small start up businesses, from think tanks to international corporations. For a list of potential internship placements please go here.

Campus Life

Living in Brussels

Accommodations: Students have the option of a family homestay, arrange independent housing, or to utilize an Independent Housing Placement Service.
Cost for housing is estimated at $3,750. For more information regarding housing please go here.

Contact: Please email tigersabroad@memphis.edu for questions or go here to schedule an appointment with a study abroad advisor.

*Price Subject to Change