Access Requirements

In the event of the divergence between the different linguistic versions of the present conditions, the French version shall prevail.
Decree of 7 November 2013 defining the landscape of higher education and the academic organization of studies.
The admission requirements must be met prior to enrolment in the University.

In the event of the divergence between the different linguistic versions of the present conditions, the French version shall prevail.

General requirements

Subject to the general requirements laid down by the academic authorities, admission to the specialized Master’s degree programme will be granted to students who fulfil the entry requirements for studies leading to the award of a Master’s (second-cycle) degree and who hold a second-cycle diploma, degree, certificate or other qualification issued within or outside the French Community of Belgium, or whose prior learning or experience has been accredited by the Examination Board as being equivalent to at least 300 credits.

Specific Admission Requirements

• Hold a doctorate in medicine, a master's degree in medicine or a doctor from a member country of the European Union and enabling medical practice in Belgium.
• Be the bearer of a document attesting that the person concerned was, at the end of the selection test, selected as a candidate specialist in clinical genetics, in a Belgian medical faculty.
Registration and organization of the selection tests is done according to the calendar and the general competition rules. The legal context and practical details of this selection test can be obtained from the secretariat.

The training is limited to four years in clinical genetics if the specialist candidate has already obtained a level 2 qualification within the framework of which he followed, during his training, general clinical training of at least two years in a service of approved internship.

As with any other medical specialty, the holder of a diploma outside the European Union cannot register for this program, except within the framework of a university certificate of partial specialized training lasting two years ( if they are in the process of specializing in their country of origin) or in-depth specialized training lasting one year (if they are already recognized as specialists in their country).
The A.R. of June 12, 2008 relating to the planning of the medical offer published on June 18, 2008 is applicable for candidates who wish to obtain the title of specialist in clinical genetics.

Special conditions

Any situation which does not fall under the conditions set out above will be examined by the admission jury.

Non-French-speaking student applicants (EU and non-EU) must provide proof, in their application for admission, of sufficient command of the French language (level B1 of the Common European Framework of Reference, pages 24 to 29).