Electrical Engineering, M.Sc. | Vrije Universiteit Brussel (VUB) | Brussels, Belgium
24 months
2782 EUR/year
835 EUR/year
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This master's programme in Electrical Engineering combines a rigorous scientific and technical education with practical skills and encourages independence, creativity and inventiveness. 

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Electronics and information technology span a broad range of topics related to omnipresent systems and devices: smartphones, laptops, robots, games, cars, medical imagers, solar farms, the Internet of Things, and so on. We'll help you become an expert in this field and open up career opportunities in this ever-evolving field. The programme combines rigorous scientific and technical education with practical skills and encourages independence, creativity and inventiveness. The goal? Helping you become a competent engineer who contributes to society on multiple levels.

In the second year of this programme, you can opt for the following three specialisations: nano-, opto-electronics and embedded systems, information and communication technology systems, or measuring, modelling and control.

  • Hone your research skills, contribute to various technical and scientific innovations and acquire profound theoretical knowledge of the possible applications of electronics and information technology – from individual components all the way up to systems.
  • Actively participate in a wide range of research projects on numerous subjects and contribute to the development of cutting-edge technologies.
  • Study in an international context and benefit from the combined expertise of VUB and ULB to gain a unique Brussels Faculty of Engineering - 'Bruface' - joint degree.


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:

  • Communication Networks: Protocols and Architectures
  •  Sensors and Microsystem Electronics
  •  Control System Design
  • Signal Theory
  •  Digital Signal Processing
  • Digital Architectures and Design
  •  Analog Electronics

Key information


  • Full-time
    • 24 months

Start dates & application deadlines


IELTS admission requirements IELTS
TOEFL admission requirements TOEFL® IBT


120 ECTS


On Campus

Academic requirements

GPA admission requirements GPA

English requirements

IELTS admission requirements IELTS
TOEFL admission requirements TOEFL® IBT

Other requirements

General requirements

  • You have or will soon have a bachelor's degree in engineering sciences of at least three years, or consisting of at least 180 ECTS credits or equivalent (such as 130 US credits or semester contact hours).
  • You have overall above-average grades, which in the US grading system means level B or a GPA of minimum 3 out of 4. For conversion to the US grading system, please consult <this page>.
  • You have obtained a minimum of 20 ECTS credits or equivalent in mathematics courses, and 15 ECTS or equivalent in other fundamental science courses such as chemistry, physics and mechanics.
  • You have obtained an above-average score for the mathematics courses, which means a score of minimum 3 out of 4, 14 out of 20 or equivalent B level .
  • You can or will be able to prove your knowledge of the English language.

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    2782 EUR/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 2782 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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