Quick Facts

Language of Instruction


Host University

Vesalius College – Vrije Universiteit Brussel (VUB)

GPA Requirement

2.7 GPA is required to study at Vesalius College

Good for Majors

  • Arts & Humanities: European Peace & Security Studies, History, International Affairs, International Relations, Political Science
  • Business &Communications: Accounting, Business, Economics, Communications, Marketing
  • Foreign Languages: French, Dutch
  • Pre-Professional Studies: International & European Law


Host families

Resident Director

Stephanie Gardner


The resident director offers a general orientation to get you settled into your new home. Vesalius College hosts a two-day orientation program for all incoming international students. During this time, you will receive a basic introduction to the university and meet some of its key staff members. You will also receive advice on academics, banking, personal safety, transportation and social and cultural events.

Student Visa

BCA students are required to obtain student visas for the stay in Belgium. Students must apply for these visas at the Belgium Consulate or Embassy prior to departure for Brussels. BCA provides guidance on this process and students should reference this information on their BCA online account as soon as they are accepted.