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Exchange Programme

Exchange programme | Medical Laboratory Technology



Choose your programme type

Medical Laboratory Technology

Unravelling samples, discovering diseases

  • Do your research internship at one of our partner institutes: a (bio)chemical company, research institute, biotechnology institute, pharmaceutical company, university or university of applied sciences
  • Or do your clinical internship in a hospital or private lab at different departments: microbiology, clinical chemistry, haematology, pathology, molecular biology, etc.
  • Let us know your interest and we will look for an internship that suits you!
  • Possibility of writing a thesis depending on the offer.

Practical information

  • Admission requirements

    You should have completed the 2 first years of your study programme in your home institution.

  • Where

    On campus

  • Tuition fee

    Exchange Students from partner universities where both schools have signed an Inter-Institutional Agreement (IIA) or Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) don't have to pay tuition fees.

  • Conditions

    You must be studying at one of our partner institutions. You must be nominated by your home coordinator and accepted by the exchange programme at Thomas More (see admission procedure for exchange students).

  • Language requirements

    English B2

  • Erasmus code

    B GEEL07

Are you passionate about people and interested in different disciplines and cultures? Do you aim high and have what it takes to make a difference? Are you ready to shape the future? Do you have an open mind? Do opportunities and challenges trigger you to do more?

Become a STAR @ Thomas More

STAR-track is a multi-disciplinary exchange semester in English. Team up with students with a different cultural and study background. A STAR semester consists of a total of 30ECTS which combines 15ECTS professional skills in your field of expertise with 15 ECTS future proof skills of your choice.

More information


Join our STAR-Track exchange semester. STAR, Specialist Track for Ambitious Rookies, is a challenging exchange semester for students who want to achieve More. The unique educational concept focuses on interdisciplinary and intercultural learning to enhance students’ entrepreneurial skills and mindset and to develop them into globally aware citizens and future-proof professionals. STAR-Track unites international students from different disciplines (biomedical laboratory science, chemistry, nutrition and dietetics, technology, business, sports, social work and orthopedics) and offers them high-impact learning based on real life challenges in an international context.   

The semester lasts from mid-September until the end of December and consists of a total of 30 ECTS: 20 ECTS professional skills in your field of expertise (placement) combined with 10 ECTS future-proof skills of your students’ choice.  Students can also do their placement in the spring (20 ECTS), but then there is no possibility to join the STAR-Track program.

The academic year in a nutshell

Below you can find an overview of the courses (under reservation of changes), with the number of credits per course. Credits express how many hours you need on average to process the subject matter (incl. lessons). Count about 25 to 30 hours for 1 study credit.

  • We have explained the most important courses in a blue tooltip.  
  • The combination of courses can be restricted by planning issues and needs to be communicated beforehand.
  • Courses marked with a * are offered fully online. This means you don't have to physically come to Belgium to take these courses.
  • Would you like to know the detailed content of each subject? Check the programme guide.


We train you to be a specialist!

You learn the tricks of the trade in well-equipped labs.

Close contact with the working field

Our lecturers work closely with professionals from companies, research institutes and hospitals. This keeps you up-to-date in a rapidly evolving sector.

Moving forward together!

Students are our priority! Thanks to our personal approach, you will feel right at home and the threshold between teacher and student is low. Our lecturers are real experts in their field and are ready to help bring out the best in you

Got questions?

Dorien Keil

For all your questions on the courses and Learning Agreements. +32 14 56 23 10
International Office

Hannelore Vervoort

For all your questions on the application procedure & practical arrangements. +32 14 56 21 56