Access Requirements

Master course admission requirements are defined by the French Community of Belgium Decree of 7 November 2013 defining the hiher education landscape and the academic organisation of courses.

General and specific admission requirements for this programme must be satisfied at the time of enrolling at the university.

Unless explicitly mentioned, the bachelor's, master's and licentiate degrees listed in this table or on this page are to be understood as those issued by an institution of the French, Flemish or German-speaking Community, or by the Royal Military Academy.

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

Specific access requirements

This programme is taught in English with no prerequisite in French. A certificate is required for the holders of a non-Belgian degree, see selection criteria of the Acces on the file.

University Bachelors

Diploma Special Requirements Access Remarks
UCLouvain Bachelors
Bachelor in Engineering Direct access Students who have neither major nor minor in the field of their civil engineering Master's degree may have an adapted master programme.
Others Bachelors of the French speaking Community of Belgium
Bachelier en sciences de l'ingénieur - orientation ingénieur civil Direct access L'étudiant n'ayant suivi au préalable ni la majeure, ni la mineure dans la discipline de son master ingénieur civil peut se voir proposer par le jury un adaptation de son programme de master.
Bachelors of the Dutch speaking Community of Belgium
Bachelor in engineering Access with additional training Students who have no specialisation in the field of their civil enginering master degree may have an adapted master programme with up to 60 additional credits.
Foreign Bachelors
Bachelor in engineeringBachelors degree of Cluster Institution Direct access Students with a Bachelor’s degree in engineering sciences who have not taken the equivalent of a minor in the field of their civil enginering master degree may have an adapted master programme.
Bachelor in EngineeringFor others institutions Access based on application See personalized access

Non university Bachelors

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Holders of a 2nd cycle University degree

Diploma Special Requirements Access Remarks
Master in Engineering Direct access

Holders of a non-University 2nd cycle degree

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Access based on validation of professional experience

> It is possible, under certain conditions, to use one's personal and professional experience to enter a university course without having the required qualifications. However, validation of prior experience does not automatically apply to all courses. Find out more about Validation of priori experience.

Access based on application

Access based on application : access may be granted either directly or on the condition of completing additional courses of a maximum of 60 ECTS credits, or refused.

The first step of the admission procedure requires to submit an application online:

Selection criteria are summarized here (


Admission and Enrolment Procedures for general registration