Nutrition and Dietetics
Bachelor

Nutri­tion and Dietetics

Nutrition and Dietetics for exchange students

Erasmus + exchange in Nutrition and Dietetics 

We are happy to invite you to do an internship and/or your bachelor thesis in Nutrition and Dietetics, through the Erasmus+ exchange programme!

For more information on the specifics of the internships and/or bachelor thesis, please consult the courses and credits below. Make sure to verifiy the language requirements for the different options.

Important Note: Taking courses as an exchange student is not possible for Nutrition and Dietetics since the entire program is taught in Dutch.

Programme timing 

Fall semester: September 19, 2022 – February 3, 2023

  • Survival Dutch(*): September 5 - September 15, 2022
  • EhB Welcome Days: September 15 & 16, 2022
  • Internship / Thesis period: September 19 – December 23, 2022
  • Winter holidays: December 24, 2022 - January 6, 2023
  • Examinations: January 9 - February 3, 2023

Spring semester: February 13 – June 30, 2023

  • EhB Welcome Day: tbc 
  • Internship / Thesis period: February 13 -  June 4, 2023
  • Examinations: June 5 - June 30, 2023

(*) We strongly recommend incoming students in the fall semester to participate in the Survival Dutch course.

Language requirements

Language proficiency: fluent in Dutch, French or English

  • for clinical internships: students should be fluent in Dutch or French 
  • for scientific internships: students should be fluent in English
  • for bachelor thesis: students should be fluent in Dutch, French or English

 

Courses and credits

Field
Credits
Work Placement
Internship 1

The internships take place in different professional fields where dieticians can exercise their activity. Mainly in hospitals, specific institutions such as LOGOs, WZC and food companies. The student is supervised and assisted by the institution's internship supervisor. The student must be able to independently calculate, evaluate and report results. The student is assigned tasks by the school's supervisor. One internship period can be run in function of the thesis.

Languages of instruction: Dutch, English, French

  • for clinical internships: students should be fluent in Dutch or French 
  • for scientific internships: students should be fluent in English
Semester
Fall or Spring
13
Internship 2

The internships take place in different professional fields where dieticians can exercise their activity. Mainly in hospitals, specific institutions such as LOGOs, WZC and food companies. The student is supervised and assisted by the institution's internship supervisor. The student must be able to independently calculate, evaluate and report results. The student is assigned tasks by the school's supervisor. One internship period can be run in function of the thesis.

Languages of instruction: Dutch, English, French

  • for clinical internships: students should be fluent in Dutch or French 
  • for scientific internships: students should be fluent in English
Semester
Fall or Spring
13
Thesis
Thesis

The Bachelor thesis includes a literature study and an investigation. For the literature study, the student must be able to collect relevant scientific information, to process it and to make a critical decision. The research mainly includes case studies, surveys, anamneses or other research methods that lead to conclusions with a general decision.

Languages of instruction: Dutch, English, French

  • for bachelor thesis: students should be fluent in Dutch, French or English
Semester
Fall or Spring
10
Elective courses
Survival Dutch

The aim of the "Survival Dutch" course is to master the basics of the Dutch language, both written and spoken. Starting from everyday situations, you will learn the necessary grammar and vocabulary in order to function in a Dutch speaking environment.

We strongly recommend incoming students to participate in the Survival Dutch course, organized prior to the start of the semester: from September 5th - 15th.

Language of instruction: English and Dutch

Semester
Fall
3

Brussels Health Campus

Campus Jette

Brussels Health Campus

Our campus is located in Jette in the green outskirts of Brussels. We work closely with UZ Brussel and Vrije Universiteit Brussel, which are all located on the same campus. Our campus belongs to the medical world top and is an expertise centre in Belgium. 
You can easily reach our campus by public transport. 

Address
Laarbeeklaan 121
1090 Jette

Find the Campus on Google Maps.

How to apply

1. Preliminary steps at your home institution

  • Your home institution needs to have an inter-institutional agreement with Erasmus Brussels University of Applied Sciences and Arts. Check if this is the case by consulting with your home insititution or directly on the Mobility Online platform.
  • Follow the application process at your home institution in order to be nominated as a participant of the Erasmus+ program.
  • A B2 CEFR reference level in English is required. Check with your home institution and verify that you have reached this level.

2. Registering with EhB  

3. Completing the Learning Agreement Before in Mobility Online

  • Contact the Academic Erasmus coordinator of this course (contact details are on the bottom of this page) to define your academic exchange programme.
  • Write the details down in the Learning Agreement Before (in Mobility Online). Upload your Learning Agreement Before at least 1 month before the start of your exchange. 

Contact

Academic Erasmus coordinator: Jan Baudonck
Administrative Erasmus coordinator: Lisa Huylebroeck