Tuition fees for international students to be tripled at Institute of Philosophy

Originally published on 19 march 2018 in English at:
http://www.veto.be/artikel/tuition-fees-for-international-students-to-be-tripled-at-institute-of-philosophy

Extra funds would be used for better personal coaching

The English programme at the Institute of Philosophy is set to become more expensive for international students. The extra money would be reinvested in better coaching.

Non-European students who are planning to start their BA of MA at the Institute of Philosophy next year, will have to dish out extra money in order to do so. The Institute, it has been revealed, will be raising the tuition fee from the standard 906 euro to a whopping 3.500 euro. A remarkable and even unprecedented decision within the initial bachelor and masters programmes at KU Leuven. Continue reading Tuition fees for international students to be tripled at Institute of Philosophy

How KU Leuven changed my perspective on the value of education

Originally published in English on 11 February 2014, at
https://kuleuvenblogt.be/2014/02/11/how-ku-leuven-changed-my-perspective-on-the-value-of-education/

BY SHEILA PHAM. It’s cost me more than $20,000 to complete two undergraduate degrees and a masters in Australia, which I’ve gradually paid off. To me, this didn’t actually seem too expensive for a good quality education. But after studying at KU Leuven for a semester, my ideas about the cost of a university education have been deeply challenged.

This piece was written by Erasmus student Sheila Pham. She blogs at ‘Elephant Woman‘. She tweets at @birdpham.

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