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Simplified entry procedure for Ukrainian refugees

Conditions of entry:

- refugee status (asylum seeker, recognized refugee, additional protection, temporary protection or stateless person); 

- minimal knowledge of the French language; 

- diploma of secondary or higher education.

The university also offers additional French courses for different levels of language proficiency.

Refugees can apply for free enrolment as a student or auditor under the conditions set out on the respective pages:

Educational training EU Youth4Regions

Purpose: to learn more about EU policy in the regions for journalism students and young professionals, visit Brussels, meet famous journalists and take part in press trips.

Location: Brussels, Belgium

Dates: from October 8 to 14



• are interested in EU policy in their region;

• at the age of 18 to 30;

• have the citizenship of Ukraine, Armenia, Georgia, Moldova or one of the EU countries;

• study at the Faculty of Journalism or have up to two years of experience in the field;

• have never participated in Youth4Regions before.


• Covers of accommodation, food and travel expenses.

• Trip to Brussels on October 8-14

• Trainings on journalism and EU regional policy.

• Visits to European media editorial offices and EU institutions.

• Participation in the pressure of the European Commission to the EU countries.

• A chance to win the Megalizzi - Niedzielski prize for budding journalists.

For further information and registration, please follow the link below.

Ukrainian Student Opportunities

The Belgian Government has decided that Ukrainian nationals seeking refuge in Belgium will receive temporary protection with immediate effect. Many Ukrainian students are looking for opportunities to start or continue their university studies elsewhere.

For students looking to join the September 2022 intake:

For further information and specific opportunities offered by the university, please follow the link below.

Graduate Offer for Ukrainian students

Curatorial Studies stands with Ukraine and calls for immediate peace. 

We wish to express our support for all Ukrainian curators, artists and cultural workers, as well as for the people Ukraine, and ask to end the appalling Russian aggression against Ukraine. 

Given the ongoing emergency in Ukraine, the Curatorial Studies postgraduate programme is creating an application priority track for Ukrainian and all other non-EU passport-holding art workers and students who are forced to leave Ukraine and who would like to pursue their studies in the curatorial field. The goal is to offer prospective students forced to flee Ukraine more time to enrol as well as to provide the necessary guidance and support within our capacities. One place exempt of the application fee is reserved.


You can apply directly by sending an email to Curatorial Studies via the link below.

Ku Leuven

Temporary Research Positions

The KU Leuven is a Catholic research university in the city of Leuven. 

Via the link below, you can find information about temporary positions opened up by KU Leuven research groups and available for fleeing Ukrainian scientists or professionals.

For each of the positions, a contact person is indicated. This person can give you more information, and will gather your application should you be interested in taking up this position. 

The working conditions that will be applicable to these temporary positions are the same as those applicable to our regular positions. 

Ghent University

Research Stay Offers

Ghent University offers research stays at any level between 6-24 months, on the topic of olefin production and process simulation. Full wage will be paid (which is sufficient for accommodation and comfortable living).

Contact Kevin VanGeem, for further information. via email by copying the link below.

European Institute of Innovation & Technology

Paid Traineeship

This call for traineeship at the European Institute of Innovation and Technology (EIT) is launched with focus on Ukrainian residents affected by the war in Ukraine. 

Our mission is to:

  • Contribute to the competitiveness of Europe, its sustainable economic growth and job creation by promoting and strengthening synergies and cooperation among businesses, education institutions and research organisations.

  • Create favourable environments for creative thoughts, to enable world-class innovation and entrepreneurship to thrive in Europe.

The EIT is an integral part of Horizon Europe, the EU’s research and innovation programme running from 2021-2027. Horizon Europe promotes excellence and provides valuable support to top researchers and innovators to drive the systemic changes needed to ensure a green, healthy and resilient Europe.

This call for application for traineeship programme for a period of six months for an intake in Spring 2022. The trainee(s) will support the daily operations of the EIT in Budapest or at the EIT House in Brussels.

For more information, application details and deadlines, visit the official website via the link below.

University of Antwerp

Reduced Tuition Fee

University of Antwerp now admits Ukrainian nationals as students from EEA countries. The tuition fees are therefore 70% reduced. 

Although the programme is taught in Dutch, the university offers a one-year intensive Dutch language course, that you can choose to take before you enroll. Master programmes are offered in Dutch and English.  

You must have temporary protection status at the time of enrollment. Follow the link below for breakdown of tuition fees, admission requirements and more details on the offer.

Université libre de Bruxelles

Emergency Support for Ukrainian Academics

ULB offers an emergency assistance to members of the academic community fleeing Ukraine and being of Ukrainian nationality or benefiting from international protection, as well as to Russian and Belarusian opponents of the war who are in danger.

This emergency help is offered to students, (post)doctoral students, academics or administrative staff of the universities who have no country of origin in which to take refuge and who can no longer study or work in their country of origin because of the war in Ukraine.

For information for students, postdocs, phD candidates, academics and staff members follow the link below. 

Brussels Privacy Hub

Free Participation in a Summer Academy

The Brussels Privacy Hub provides two places for free participation in the 2022 Summer Academy for Global Privacy Law.



  • Knowledge of data protection law is necessary;

  • Two formats of participation are available: online or offline;

  • Applicants must submit a short cover letter (maximum 350 words) and another short statement (450 words) as to why they need to be exempted from tuition fees.

Please submit your applications to Lina Jasmontaite and Muhammed Demircan via their respective emails below. 

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