VIVES is the largest university of applied sciences in West Flanders. VIVES has campuses in five student cities in West Flanders: Bruges, Ostend, Kortrijk, Roeselare and Torhout. Our university offers courses in six fields of study: Applied Engineering and Technology, Applied Social Studies, Biotechnology, Commercial Sciences, Business Management and Informatics, Education and Health Care.
VIVES University of Applied Sciences, with its modern and competence-based higher education, its innovative practical research, and its services provided to society, offers an adequate response to the social challenges of today and tomorrow. VIVES is an appreciative, friendly, and people-oriented university of applied sciences which concentrates on professionally oriented Bachelor Degrees and Associate Degrees. In doing so the University of Applied Sciences ensures that its students contribute to the globalised world both as human beings and as professionals.