Studying in Wallonia

Wallonia's universities, higher education institutions and art colleges are located in the heart of Europe and offer a wide range of accessible training courses. Large numbers of students from around the world have already chosen this outward-looking, multi-cultural region for the excellence of its higher education. With our financial aid, you can come and study in French or English in a region with an exceptional quality of life!

Higher education in Wallonia-Brussels is an integral part of the European Higher Education Area.

This is thanks to the Wallonia-Brussels Federation's commitment to guaranteeing the quality of higher education, the promotion of student mobility and the internationalisation and democratisation of its academic system.

This also means that qualifications obtained in the Wallonia-Brussels Federation will be easily recognised in the 46 countries of the European Higher Education Area and around the world.

Higher education institutions in Wallonia-Brussels issue Bachelor's and Master's degrees and PhDs corresponding to three study cycles and a defined number of ECTS credits.

The greatest benefit of higher education in the Wallonia-Brussels Federation lies in the diversity of the courses available. Students can choose short courses (generally more vocationally-based) or long courses (academic).

Financial aids and scholarships

In an environment of growing mobility and globalisation, a number of financial aids are available for international students wanting to fund their study or research.

The host country's higher education establishments as well as government and international bodies offer a range of financial assistance, including scholarship programmes.

The types of scholarship available include:

  • Bachelor's and Master's scholarships;
  • specialisation scholarships (additional Master's)
  • doctoral and post-doctoral scholarships;
  • research scholarships.


Students are advised to define their project sufficiently early, ideally one year in advance. The quality of the project and the candidate's motivation and academic background are the determining factors.

All the necessary information and application forms can be found on the following website: