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Last scholarships available for 2023!

We have Excellence Grants for non-visa-required EU students available for the upcoming edition of the Master of Science in Photonics Engineering! Don’t miss out on this scholarship opportunity of € 10 000 (€ 5000 per academic year) for the Photonics programme!

Uzbekistani educational project INMACOM workshop in Belgium

The Uzbek universities participating in the INMACOM project have paid a visit to the facilities of VUB and UGent in the framework of a collaboration between Uzbekistan and Belgium to set up a master’s programme in photonics and optical communications.


This was Light Night 2023

This was Light Night 2023! Relive the interesting evening at Vrije Universiteit Brussel with engaging talks in a cool atmosphere!


Labs in Photonics: hands-on at the campus!

The last few weeks, our second-year master students went to the labs for the course ‘Labs in Photonics’ to apply the acquired knowledge in real-life situations!


Light Night 2023: Gravitational Waves & Drug Monitoring

Join us for the annual Light Night 2023 on April 18th in Pilax Box at the VUB Main Campus! This event is organised as a tribute to International Day of Light for master students and external people interested in photonics, optics and engineering.

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Last chance!


• For non-visa-required EU students
• Starting in academic year 2023-2024
• Up to €10.000