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 access 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.

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Specific Admission Requirements

Specific Admission Requirements

  • candidates must have a Belgian ‘licence’ degree in Dentistry (or a Master’s degree in Dentistry) or a degree recognized as being equivalent in Belgium by the relevant authoritie and be able to practise in Belgium 
  • candidates must show evidence of having been selected to study the specialization of periodontics at a Belgian faculty of medicine

Further information about the legal requirements and the practical details of the selection examination may be obtained from the administrative office.

The Royal Decree of 30 May 2002 on the availability of dentistry studies, published on 18 June 2002, applies to candidates who wish to gain professional status as specialist dentists. (These candidates therefore fall into the category of generalists or specialists in the restricted intake.)


Applications should be submitted to the academic in charge of the programme: the deadline is 8 may. The organization of the selection examination is in accordance with the timetable and the general examination regulations.

Selection committee

The selection panel is composed of at least three members : the president of the programme committee of the two Advanced Masters (periodontics and orthodontics) and at least one other member from the programme committee of the relevant Master programme (periodontics).