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: "VBATor GMAT/GRE 
  2. personal interview 

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.

Please find our upcoming VBAT dates below

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.

Applications have been closed for intake September 2020. The admissions tests dates for intake September 2021 will be published online by October.


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 with English Proficiency Exam" and apply with your GMAT or GRE score

       choose vbat or gmat


 2. In case you select "Vlerick Business Admissions Test", please 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.


If you are unable to attend one of our VBAT dates, you can also apply with a GMAT or GRE score. In that case, please make sure to complete your application and submit your test score.
If your native language is not English and/or your undergraduate degree was not taught in English, you will also need to provide an English proficiency test. For a full list of the recognised tests and minimum scores, please check out our FAQ.

When completing your application, select "GMAT or GRE with English Proficiency Exam" and select your preferred admissions test date. Don't hesitate to contact our Admissions Team in case you have any further questions.


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