Assimilation criteria

Assimilation is the process by which a student from a non-EU country can be considered as a European student for the purposes of admission and enrolment (requirements, fees, deadlines, etc.) if they meet one of the assimilation criteria.

At the beginning of the online application form, you will be asked a series of questions that will determine whether you meet these requirements and are entitled to the same conditions as EU students. If so, you will be required to provide supporting documents.

We may contact you (by e-mail at your ULB address) during the academic year in order to verify that you meet the assimilation criteria, in particular if you are reorienting your studies. Should you not provide an adequate response to our request, we will have to change your status to that of a ‘non-assimilated student’, which will result in you paying higher tuition fees.


List of criteria and documents required

Updated on March 27, 2019