Preparatory higher education programme

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For whom?

  • You are at least 18 years old.
  • You migrated recently to Belgium.
  • You are motivated to continue with a study programme (in Dutch) at a university or a university college.
  • At the start of the programme you have achieved at least the Dutch language level B1- (UCT Gent  level 3).
  • You have obtained at least a secondary school degree in your home country.
  • You pass the selection procedure.


A one year full-time programme:

  • Dutch as a second language and language coaching
  • Training of study skills
  • Study guidance and counseling
  • Optional modules (academic English, mathematics, chemistry, fysics)
  • Optional: a number of regular courses at a university or university college


September 2020 - June 2021

Information sessions 

Are you interested in the higher education preparatory programme? Register here for an information session.


Lisa Van Elsen
T 09 265 78 40

Katrien De Bruyn (contact person UGent)

T 09 264 98 22

The preparatory higher education programme is an initiative of IN-Gent vzw, UCT, Arteveldehogeschool, HOGENT and UGent.



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