University of Birmingham and Belgium

We have a long tradition of welcoming students from Belgium. There are currently 30 Belgian students following a range of undergraduate and postgraduate courses at the University.

Annemie Byttebier

Criminal Law and Criminal Justice LLM

“What I particularly like about the university and the city of Birmingham itself is the mix of different cultures you come across. It has already been an enriching experience to talk and discuss academic and non-academic issues with persons coming from all over the world.”


Entry requirements

The following information is for guidance only and should be used together with the University's general entrance requirements and any specific degree programme requirements. 

Foundation Pathways

For further information visit the Birmingham International Academy website.


Holders of the "Certificat d'Enseignement Secondaire Supérieur Diplôme de l'Examen d'Admission" will be considered with the following grade equivalencies: 
A*AA - 80% 
AAA- 78% 
AAB - 75% 
ABB 73% 
BBB - 70% 

Subject specific requirements: 
A* - 85% 
A - 80% 
B - 70% 

Holders of the "Diplôme de l'Examen d'Admission or Diplôme d'Acces aux Etudes Supérieures" 
A*AA - 16 
AAA- 15.5 
AAB - 15 
ABB - 14.5 
BBB - 14 

Subject specific requirements: 
A* - 18 
A - 16 
B - 14 

English requirement: 75%


Holders of a three-year Bachelors degree or a Licencié/Licentiaat from a recognised university or haute ecole/hogeschule with a minimum overall grade of Avec distinction/Met onderscheiding (70% or 14/20) for 2:1 equivalence, or Avec Satisfaction/Met voldoening (60% or 12/20) for 2:2 equivalence, will be considered for entry to taught postgraduate programmes. 

Holders of a good Licencié/Licentiaat from a recognised university or haute ecole/hogeschule with a minimum overall grade of Avec distinction/Met onderscheiding (approximately 70% or 14/20), a good Diplôme d’Etudes Complémentaires/Gediplomeerde in de Aanvullende Studiën, or a Masters degree from a recognised university or haute ecole/hogeschule will be considered for entry to postgraduate research programmes.

English Language

You will be required to provide evidence of your English ability. Please view the entry requirements for specific programme requirements.

If you do not have the required level of English or would like to improve your English before the start of the academic year, you can take one of our pre-sessional English language courses.


Contact Us

Undergraduate enquiries (Bachelors) to:

Erasmus and Study Abroad enquiries to: 

Postgraduate enquiries (Masters and PhDs) to:

Birmingham Representatives in Belgium

The University of Birmingham has a permanent office in Brussels:

22-28 Avenue d’Auderghem/Oudergemselaan
B-1040 Brussels


British Council

The British Council has offices in many countries throughout the world which are able to provide you with advice about studying in the UK. Most offices also have an education library and internet facilities where you can consult university material. The British Council can also provide advice about funding opportunities.

British Council Belgium


Undergraduate and postgraduate EU students (subject to meeting the eligibility criteria) starting their studies in 2018 or 2019 can apply for government loans for the duration of their course.

Find out more about the Tuition Fee Loan for undergraduate study, the Postgraduate Master's Loan for Masters study, and the Postgraduate Doctoral Loan for PhD study on the government website.

For a comprehensive list of all the awards on offer at the University for Home/EU and international students, please consult the undergraduate or postgraduate funding databases.


How to apply

How to apply

Interested in applying? Find out more about how to apply for undergraduate and postgraduate study at the University of Birmingham by watching our video above!

Course Finder Database

Course Finder Database

Find undergraduate and postgraduate courses by searching the University of Birmingham's course finder database. Here you can find out course modules, as well as contact details for course queries.




View our range of accommodation options for undergraduate and postgraduate students.



QS World Grad School Tour Brussels 26 March 2019

Belgium, Brussels
The University of Birmingham will be attending the QS World Grad School Tour in Brussels, Belgium on 26 March 2019. Find event and registration details.
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The Postgraduate Recruitment team, academic staff and current students represent the University at study and careers fairs across the UK and the EU. Find full details of our next postgraduate visits.