Admissions Test

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We organise our admissions test fully online to ensure the safety of our candidates, professors and staff on a monthly basis.

When applying for one of our Masters programmes at Vlerick, you'll have to take the following 2 tests:

  1. standardised test
             - "VBAT" or 
            - GMAT/GRE procedure or 
             - valid CFA level 1/2/3 certificate 
  2. personal interview 

Upcoming admissions test dates

Due to the high number of applications, there are only a limited amount of slots per date. These will be filled on first-come-first-served basis.

Admissions Test Dates Application Deadline Location   Programmes
Tue 17 Aug 2021 Fri 6 Aug 2021 online All Masters programmes

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Vlerick Business School Admissions Test ("VBAT")

When you apply through the "VBAT" (= Vlerick Business School Admissions Test) you’ll take an analytical test and a personal interview.

The analytical test is a computer based, multiple choice test. It assesses whether you can quickly read and interpret business data and it will take around 20 minutes. In order to prepare for your admission test, you can find some tips & tricks in our VBAT preparation document.


You can also apply with a GMAT or GRE score or a valid CFA level 1/2/3 certificate. In that case, please make sure to select "GMAT or GRE procedure" or "CFA level 1/2/3 certificate" when completing your application via Don't forget to also submit your test score and select your preferred admissions test date.

If you have an English proficiency test, feel free to add it to your application. For a full list of the recognised tests and minimum scores, please check out our FAQ.

Through the "GMAT or GRE procedure" or "CFA level 1/2/3 certificate", you'll also still need to take a personal interview. In order to prepare for your admission test, you can find some tips & tricks in our VBAT preparation document.

When completing your application via

 1. Select whether you either want to apply either via:

  • the "Vlerick Business Admissions Test" which is our in-house analytical test (="VBAT") 
  • the "GMAT or GRE Procedure" and apply with your GMAT or GRE score   
     select your admissions procedure 

 2. After selecting your preferred procedure, please also select your preferred admissions test date from the list:

      select vba and preferred date


Don't hesitate to contact our Admissions Team in case you have any further questions.

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