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How to apply to Devine

Prospective student guide

Exchange students

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How to apply to Devine

Devine is a 3-year bachelor's programme of 180 ECTS fully taught in English that focuses on the intersection of design, development and research. To start Devine you must have graduated from secondary school and obtained proof of proficiency in the English language. The application processing fee is 75 EUR and is fully refundable after your final registration at Howest.

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Three Step Application Process

  1. Candidates wishing to study at Devine must fill out the online student application form.
  2. You will then be asked to legalise and send over your diplomas/certificates and transcripts.* If you have not graduated before the application deadline but wish to start the application process, you will receive alternative steps.
  3. Your application is screened and you will be notified if the faculty rewards you a Certificate of Acceptance Letter to Devine.

*To see the full admission requirements, check out the the International Application guidelines here.

Application Deadlines

Our admissions process works on a rolling basis. Please be aware that this process can take some time; ranging anywhere between 2 to 8 weeks to complete since several departments are involved. So we advise you to apply early in order to secure your place in Devine’s study programme. We are now accepting applications for the academic year 2022-2023. Deadlines for the completed application are:

June 15th 2022

for students who will need to apply for a visa in order to study in Belgium.

July 10th 2022

for EU citizens and other applicants who don't need a visa

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Your Student Guide to Devine 2021-2022

All you need to know before studying at Devine can be found in the prospective student guide. Fill out the form below to receive your free copy. It includes the following topics:

  • Detailed Description of the Admission Requirements
  • How to prepare yourself for living abroad
  • Student Grants & Tuition
  • About Devine & The University of Howest
  • Devine full English Taught Curriculum & ECTS
  • Planned Dutch language classes throughout the curriculum for non Dutch speaking students
  • Exchange semesters
  • Academic Agenda
  • The 3 pillars of Devine: Design, Development, Research
  • Student Facilities and Housing
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Interested in an exchange semester at our school?

Check with your international office to see if a student exchange agreement exists between Devine / Howest and your host institution. You can find the needed forms and information on the howest website.

Our entire curriculum is available in English, each semester contains 30 ECTS credits.

For further questions, contact Wouter Verweirder, our International Coordinator:

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