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Scholarship for Master of Marine Science in Belgium (closing date 1 Feb 2015)


The 2-year master programme in "Master of Marine and Lacustrine Science and Management" (in short: "Oceans & Lakes") addresses students with a background in Sciences. Oceans & Lakes is an inter-university programme in Belgium organized by the Faculty of Sciences of Vrije Universiteit Brussel (VUB, Free University of Brussels), Universiteit Antwerpen (UAntwerpen, Antwerp University) and Universiteit Gent (UGent, Ghent University).

It provides students with strong fundamental and applied knowledge and prepares them for an active role in scientific research and management of marine and lacustrine systems. The programme provides insight into the diversity and complexity of life and processes in oceans, lakes and estuaries. It adopts a multidisciplinary approach integrating physical, chemical geological, ecological and societal aspects and including nature conservation and sustainable development.

The degree of Master of Marine and Lacustrine Science and Management is conferred by the three universities and will bear the seal of each.

Admission requirements:

Oceans & Lakes is open to holders of a bachelor's degree in biology, biochemistry and biotechnology, chemistry, geology, geography, geography and geomatics, bio-engineering or environmental sciences. For other bachelors in science and applied science, applications will be assessed on the basis of the applicants' academic records and skills.

You can find more information and download the pre-registration form for the next academic year 2015-2017 on our website http://www.oceansandlakes.be/index.asp?p=1041&a=805. After your pre-registration we will inform you on whether or not you can proceed your enrollment. We will also provide you with the necessary application forms and number to start your submission procedure.

If you are interested in applying for a VLIR-UOS scholarship: check http://www.vliruos.be/en/scholarships/ for all requirements.

Closing date: 

February 1, 2015 for VLIR-UOS scholarschips 
March 1, 2015 for non-EAA (European Economic Area)* nationalities (requiring a visa)