|Motto||Partner in de universitaire associatie Brussel (Dutch)|
|Motto in English||Partner of the Brussels University Association|
|Director||Luc Van de Velde|
|Affiliations||Brussels University Association, Vrije Universiteit Brussel|
Like the EU student exchange programme ERASMUS, Erasmus University College Brussels is named after the humanistic philosopher and author Desiderius Erasmus, who resided in Anderlecht, a municipality of Brussels.
The Flemish Higher Education Decree of 13 July 1994 ushered in a large-scale merger operation and reorganisation of the educational system (disciplines and curricula). More than 160 institutions were reduced to 22 colleges. Erasmus University College Brussels came into being in 1995 from a merger of some ten colleges in and around Brussels.
Department and programmes
Erasmus University College Brussels has around 4500 students and consists of six departments that offer bachelor and master of Art degree programmes in 20 study areas.
- Management, Media & Society
- Health Care & Garden Architecture
- Design & Technology
- School of Arts: Koninklijk Conservatorium Brussel (Brussels Royal Conservatory)
- School of Arts: Rits
Bachelor and master degree programmes
- Tourism and Recreation Management
- Communications Management
- Idea & Innovation Management
- Hotel Management
- Office Management
- Information Technology
- Design & Technology
- Medical Laboratory Technology
- Nutrition And Dietetics
- Music And Performing Arts
- Social Work
- Nursery School Teacher Training
- Pre-School Teacher Training
- Lower Secondary School Teacher Training
- Audio-Visual Arts
- Urban Architecture
- Landscape & Garden Architecture
Brussels University Association
Together with the Vrije Universiteit Brussel (Free University of Brussels), in 2003 Erasmus University College Brussels created the Universitaire Associatie Brussel (Brussels University Association) to bring the master’s degree programmes in line with the academic requirements of the Bologna declaration.
- Anon., (Rits) (2005). "Alumni Awards 2005". Alumni, Rits (in Dutch). Erasmus Hogeschool Brussel. Retrieved 2010-08-19.
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