6000 Euro to study for a year, no thanks

Originally written in Dutch, and published on 20 november 2018 in https://www.comac-studenten.be/artikels/6000-euro-om-een-jaar-te-studeren-nee-bedankt

This academic year, KU Leuven has sharply increased tuition fees for foreign students. In front of 10 directions are increased funds for students from outside the European Economic Area (HONOUR) come. In front of 4 Masters is a boost for everyone.


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The discussion on the tuition fees at the assembly for international students of KU Leuven held on 29 October 2018

This article was written originally in English.

The past monday 29 of October of 2018, the student representation (“stura” or “studentenraad”) of KU Leuven organised an “assembly for international students” (“AFIS”), along with LOKO (the umbrella organisation of all students in Leuven) and Pangaea (the social centre for international students at KU Leuven). Around 30 international students were present at the event. The first half of the event, that lasted in total around 4 hours, was dedicated to listen the general concerns of the international students, and the second half was dedicated to discuss the problem of the rise of tuition fees for the students that are not citizens of the European Economic Area (in this article referred henceforth as “non-EEA students”, and commonly denominated as “non European students”). Continue reading The discussion on the tuition fees at the assembly for international students of KU Leuven held on 29 October 2018