Tuition fee and funding options

Tuition fee

The tuition fee for our Full-time MBA programme is €38,000 (valid for academic year 2017-2018), including:

  • Programme tuition
  • Textbooks
  • Residential seminar
  • Company and inter-campus visits
  • Accommodation and programme during the BRICS trip



You can apply for a scholarship to cover part of your tuition fee (living and travel expenses are not covered).

Convince us in a 350-500 word motivational essay as to why you should be awarded a scholarship. Please use the template available on the online application platform and submit it with your online application. If you are admitted, our Vlerick Scholarships Committee will look at your overall application including your essay and interview. The Committee will make a decision on both a need and merit basis and review your scholarship application for all available scholarships.

  • Vlerick Corporate Scholarships

We have negotiated with our corporate sponsors to provide a limited number of scholarships to students. These scholarships are partial and normally cover 25% or 50% of the tuition fee.

 Central & eastern Europe   France, Belgium & The netherlands  Central & latin America
  • The Dirk Kuijper Endowment Fund

This fund, created with a generous donation from the late Dirk Kuijper, is used to promote the internationalisation of the Vlerick MBA.

  • EU India Scholarship

In honour of India’s Prime Minister Mr Modi’s visit to Brussels on 30 March 2016, Vlerick Business School offers 3 scholarships of €13.000 each to take a full-time MBA!

This scholarship is available to strong candidates with permanent residency in India who demonstrate a clear interest in responsible leadership, sustainable development and technology. In order to be considered candidates should submit a minimum GMAT score of 650. Candidates should have the intention to pursue professional opportunities in Asia after completion of the programme.

  • Kofi Annan Fellowship Fund

The most promising young professionals from a developing country can apply for a Kofi Annan Fellowship. The fellowship covers the full tuition fee for a Full-time MBA at Vlerick.

The selected fellows will receive an excellent managerial education and the chance to build an international network. In addition, the fellows get practical experience by carrying out a project in their country of origin. Following their education, fellows return to their country/region of origin to apply their knowledge and experience. More information


You may be eligible to apply for a grant in your home country to finance your MBA studies.


If you enroll in Vlerick’s Full-time MBA Programme, you may finance up to 100% of tuition costs minus any scholarship amount you might have been awarded. 

We encourage you to explore all loan options in parallel. Here are some of the available options, as advertised by the providers:

  • Prodigy Finance

Prodigy Finance is revolutionising student finance. Our innovative model offers alumni-funded loans to international students at the world’s top business schools, including Vlerick Business School.
While banks base their loan decisions on historical salaries, Prodigy looks to the future. We assess applicants’ future earning potential (based on the past achievements of similar graduates) to determine loan affordability.
Our model is borderless, allowing us to offer competitive rates to over 150 nationalities of students.

    • Eligibility
      Accepted students into the MBA class of 2016 (full time) are eligible to apply for a loan with Prodigy.
    • Rates
      Interest rates vary depending on individual applicants. See more detail about the terms and conditions, and how to apply for a loan on Prodigy’s website.
    • Why choose Prodigy?
      • 150 nationalities covered
      • Competitive interest rates
      • No collateral or guarantees required
      • Easy online process
      • No repayments while you study

Prodigy Finance Ltd is incorporated in the United Kingdom (Company Number 05912562) and registered with the Office of the Information Commissioner (Reg. No. Z9851854). Prodigy Finance Ltd is authorised and regulated by the Financial Conduct Authority, and entered on the Financial Services Register under firm registration number 612713. Prodigy's registered address is Palladium House 1-4 Argyll Street, London, W1F 7LD

  • Other loans

We also recommend that you investigate the loan and scholarship opportunities currently available in your own country. Look for a guarantor in your home country and apply for finance from your existing bank. They can often best assess your creditworthiness.

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Programme Advisor MBA
Tel + 32 9 210 97 72
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