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KHBO Campus Bruges

Katholieke Hogeschool Brugge–Oostende (Catholic University College of Bruges–Ostend) provides a whole range of professionally and academically oriented study programmes at the level of Bachelor and Master.


Catholic University College of Bruges-Ostend is the result of a merger of 5 former independent colleges of higher education in Bruges and Ostend

  • Approx. 3800 students
  • Approx. 400 members of staff (330 FTE)


4 faculties:

  • Faculty of Engineering Technology
  • Faculty of Education and Teacher Training
  • Faculty of Health Care
  • Faculty of Management and Business Studies


2 campuses in Flanders, the Dutch speaking region in Belgium:

  • Campus Bruges
  • Campus Ostend


Credits for each course are based on ECTS system:

  • 180 credits for a professional Bachelor programme
  • 240 credits for an academic Bachelor + Master programme
  • 60 credits for an Advanced Bachelor programme or an Advanced Master programme
  • minimum 20 credits for a postgraduate programme


Associated with the Katholieke Universiteit Leuven and with 11 other Flemish university colleges, together 44% of the Flemish student population in higher education