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 (interview + tests).


A one year full-time programme:

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


October 2017 - June 2018

Information leaflet

Information sessions 

Are you interested in the higher education preparatory programme?

Download invitation



Marijke Van Petegem (coordination and student counseling)

T  0478 79 40 60

Katrien De Bruyn (contactperson UGent)

T 09 264 98 22

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



Nederlandstalige versie