Discover the latest news about our Master of Science in Photonics Engineering!

Final steps: the Summer Symposium 2023

To conclude the academic year, we hosted our annual Summer Symposium. The second-year master students present their thesis to finalise their master’s programme. Afterwards, there was time for a celebration with all students and professors!

Summer Internship Stories!

We send out our master students on an internship this summer! They go to companies and institutes all over the world to apply the things they have learned during the master’s programme! Follow their journey this summer!

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!

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Last chance!


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