Artevelde University of Applied Sciences offers a range of programs taught in English in the fields of education, business management and communication management. Each program excels because of its specific focus and its mixture of both international and Flemish students, providing an interesting intercultural atmosphere.

Artevelde offers semester programs of business courses for both international and local students, in mixed classrooms. The aim is to prepare students to live and work in a multicultural environment, free from prejudices sometimes preventing a fruitful cooperation. Artevelde Business School excels in practical education with applied exercises, lots of real-life assignments, group work, presentations, and more. Students will not have time to sit still and will need to network with class mates to stand out. 


ISEP students studying at Artevelde are accommodated in the university's student residences.  Students receive a meal stipend used to shop for groceries, eat in the cafeteria and occasionally visit restaurants, but will be expected to budget accordingly.

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Course Description

Artevelde Business School has a strong emphasis on doing business in the European Union and general business subjects. Students can choose from a number of electives to create an interesting program that fully meets their needs and wishes. The modules of courses incorporate both introductory and advanced level coursework. The module Global Entrepreneurship & Leadership fully focuses on real-life authentic learning, challenge or project based with intensive coaching by a team of experts. In this module there are no classic exams.

Course offerings are listed by by semester and module. Students choose ONE of the modules offered - it is not possible to mix modules or programs.

Within each module, the student can opt for a number of topics (we advise minimum 24 ECTS, maximum 30 ECTS), which means that not all topics within a module should be taken.  Minor changes in the programs are sometimes possible, but only if the change can be fit within the existing class schedule. A full academic year at Artevelde University of Applied Sciences has a workload of 60 ECTS, a semester has 30 ECTS.

Website for Course Availability

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Artevelde University of Applied Sciences

Located in Ghent, the largest student city in Belgium, Artevelde University of Applied Sciences is one of the largest university colleges in Flanders, with over 15,000 students. The university educates...

Walk Score®: 99


(in English)

Fields of Study

  • Business: Recommended!

    Accounting Business Management E-Commerce Economics Entrepreneurship Finance International Business/Trade/Commerce Logistics, Materials, and Supply Chain Management Marketing

Academic Requirements

  • U.S. GPA: 2.75 or higher
    *accepts lower GPA with explanation
  • TOEFL iBT Score: 72
  • IELTS Score: 6
  • LPR Required
  • LPR accepted as alternate to TOEFL or IELTS
  • LPR Writing Score: B2 - Intermediate High-Advanced
  • LPR Reading Score: B2 - Intermediate High-Advanced
  • LPR Listening Score: B2 - Intermediate High-Advanced
  • LPR Speaking Score: B2 - Intermediate High-Advanced
LPR = ISEP Language Proficiency Report

Special Needs Support

  • Mental Health
  • Mobility
  • Hearing
  • Visual
  • Speech
  • Learning

Other Academic Conditions

The program prefers students with some prior knowledge of business, but it is possible to be a new student in Business and take one of the semester programs to get introduced to what it is to do business in Europe and the rest of the world.  

Once placed, students will be required to fill out an additional institutional application. 

Non-native English speakers must submit a Language Proficiency Report with their ISEP application. 

*Students can only take courses from one module and one department. It is not possible to take courses from various modules or departments at Artevelde. 

PASSPORT: All students must have a valid passport to participate in this program. If you do not have a valid passport, we suggest you start the application process as soon as possible. 

VISA/RESIDENCE PERMIT: Most students attending this program will be required to obtain a visa/residence permit. For more information on the process and estimated cost, please review the ISEP Country Handbook here.

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Artevelde University of Applied Sciences

Ghent, Belgium



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