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M.Sc. On Campus

Electromechanical Engineering

Vrije Universiteit Brussel (VUB)

24 months
2500 EUR/year
835 EUR/year
Tuition fee
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Experience a multidisciplinary engineering training with an in-depth specialisation. We offer four majors: Aeronautics, Energy, Mechatronics-Construction, Vehicle Technology and Transport. Highly qualified staff awaits you as the programme is jointly organised by the two largest educational institutions of engineering in Brussels. There’s no better place to kick start your career.

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The multidisciplinary two-year programme in Electromechanical Engineering from Vrije Universiteit Brussel (VUB)  combines technology and strong scientific knowledge, and provides you with a large international network of companies and research facilities. There’s no better place than this internationally oriented city to kick start your career.

Combine scientific and technical skills

Scientific and technological efficiency is key in the Master of Science in Electromechanical Engineering. It’s an academic programme, which implies a close link with scientific research in the related fields. The programme offers a balance between scientific and technological knowledge, skills that are useful for both professional use and scientific research.

After Graduation

A master degree opens doors in many different branches and sectors. You will be able to work in the private sector, (non-) governmental organisations, or continue your academic career as a PhD researcher. Not sure what your next step should be? The VUB helps you with your first steps on the job market.

First step in the job market

Can be found in various fields including:

  • machine construction
  • mechatronics
  • automobile industry
  • thermal installations
  • aircraft construction


All degree programmes offered by VUB are accredited by the Dutch-Flemish Accreditation Organisation (NVAO), ensuring that they meet the highest predefined quality standards. Alongside this official quality control system, VUB has an internal Quality Control Commission in charge of permanently monitoring the quality of education.

Programme Structure

Courses Included:

  • Control System Design
  • Design Methodology
  • Piston Engines
  • Electrical Drives
  • Turbomachinery
  • Structural Analysis and Finite Elements
  • Vibrations and Acoustics
  • Composite Structures

Key information


  • Full-time
    • 24 months

Start dates & application deadlines


120 ECTS


On Campus

Academic requirements

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Other requirements

General requirements

  • Having successfully completed at least one year of secondary education with English as language of instruction, or having successfully completed secondary school in a Belgian institution;
  • Having successfully completed programme units in higher education with a minimum of 54 ECTS-credits where English was the language of instruction.

English Language Requirements:

  • TOEFL iBT with minimum level: 79;
  • IELTS with minimum level: academic module 6.5;
  • ITACE with minimum level: B2;
  • Cambridge English Qualification Scale with the following minimal level: 170

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    2500 EUR/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 2500 EUR per year during 24 months.
  • EU/EEA

    835 EUR/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 835 EUR per year during 24 months.

Living costs for Brussels

885 - 1305 EUR /month
Living costs

The living costs include the total expenses per month, covering accommodation, public transportation, utilities (electricity, internet), books and groceries.


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