Subsidies and financial benefits

Vlerick Alumni: 10% discount for alumni members

Vlerick alumni members benefit from a 10% discount on Vlerick executive education programmes.

Visit the Alumni website for more information on the Vlerick Alumni membership formulas and eligibility.

Flanders: KMO-portefeuille

If you work at a Flemish SME, you could use the ‘KMO-portefeuille’ to partially fund your educational programme at Vlerick Business School. Note that you can perfectly apply for the subsidy without having received your invoice yet. So no need to wait for it to apply.

All info and recent updates are available at: (Dutch-language website).

Vlerick Business School’s approval number is: DV.O105182.

For further questions, please contact:

Vlerick Business School
Accounting Department
T: +32 9 210 98 01
E: [email protected]

Flanders: Flemish educational leave

Employed in the private sector? Then you are entitled to the Flemish educational leave under certain conditions. This allows you to be absent from work to take a course, while your wages continue to be paid. After the course, your employer will receive a lump sum as compensation.

For more information and recent updates, please visit – where you can also find out which Vlerick programmes qualify for the Flemish educational leave. Take a look here and choose from our extensive offering.

Questions? Contact the Flemish info line on number 1700.

The Brussels-Capital Region: subsidies for SMEs

Self-employed people and SMEs located in one of the 19 Brussels boroughs can apply for a subsidy at the Brussels-Capital Region.

All info is available on the website of the Brussels Region  (Dutch- & French-language website).

Vlerick Social Profit Grants

Read more about the Vlerick Social Profit Grants here: Vlerick Social Profit Grants


Masters students & full-time MBA students can apply for a scholarship on the grounds of merit & need.

& Rankings

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