Initial Registration

1. Registration for the first block of Bachelor’s studies
1.1 If you finished your secondary school studies in 2019:

If you are about to finish your secondary school studies, you will need to apply for registration via the full online registration application for 2019 secondary school graduates:

–> Open the Online Registration Form

 

The following documents must be submitted in PDF or JPEG format:

  • Both sides of your identification documentation (ID card, residence permit, sport)
  • A copy of your birth certificate
  • Evidence that you can access higher education:
    • The original of your CESS or a provisional document stating that you have passed (for Belgian students)
    • A foreign degree, or provisional document stating that you have passed, accompanied by the equivalence decision
    • Official documentation proving that you have passed the university entrance exam for 1st cycle higher education studies if you do not hold a CESS or if you have not got an equivalence for your foreign qualification
  • For access to 1st cycle engineering studies, official documentation proving that you have passed the special admissions exam for this course of study

Note: Students wishing to register for the Bachelor’s degree in Medicine or Speech-Language Therapy must follow the specific procedure for these two curriculums.

 

1.2 If you finished your secondary school studies before 2019

You must submit an online application form:

–> Open Registration Application Form

 

Once your online application form has been completed, you will receive a confirmation e-mail containing the completed form and a set of instructions to follow. You must go to the Registration Office, or the Administrative Office in Charleroi, with this form and the accompanying documents, between 25th June and 31st October. The documents you will need are:

  • Your ID card
  • A copy of your birth certificate
  • Evidence that you can access higher education:
    • The original and a copy of the certificate or official documentation confirming the qualification allowing access to undergraduate studies. If at registration the student does not yet have this evidence, they must produce the original of the provisional document of this qualification. Upon receipt of this evidence, and by the end of the academic year at the very latest, the student must submit the definitive form to the Registration Office.
    • The equivalence decision if the qualification is not Belgian
    • Official documentation proving that you have passed the university entrance exam for 1st cycle higher education studies if you do not hold a CESS or if you have not got an equivalence for your foreign qualification
  • For access to 1st cycle engineering studies, official documentation proving that you have passed the special admissions exam for this course of study
  • Supporting documents confirming the student’s professional and/or academic activities for the five years preceding registration, namely:
    • An official certificate of schooling (mentioning the success or failure and the absence of debt to the establishment)
    • Transcripts of results for each year mentioning the credits of the student’s annual programme and the credits acquired
    • Official declaration of employment
    • Official declaration of unemployment
    • Official declaration proving a stay abroad which states departure and return dates
    • Official declaration stating a medical condition
    • Any official documentation justifying the student’s past activity.

In the absence of supporting documents, the student must sign a sworn statement certifying that they, for all the years in question, have not followed any higher education studies in Belgium or abroad, and specifying why they are unable to provide proof of this.

  • Official documentation confirming that the student is free of debt to higher education authorities in the French Community of Belgium for the academic years 2015-2016, 2016-2017 and 2017-2018.
  • The registration form dated and signed (by the student or, if they are a minor, by their parents or legal representative).

Note: Students wishing to register for the Bachelor’s degree in Medicine or Speech-Language Therapy must follow the specific procedure for these two curriculums.

Unfinanceable students will not be allowed to register without obtaining prior authorisation from the Rector. See procedure here.

 

2. Registration beyond the first block of Bachelor’s studies
2.1 If you are registered at a university or other higher education institution in Belgium:

As a graduate of higher education or as a student currently registered at another institution of higher education, various options are available to you.

  • If you are registered on a Bachelor’s course and wish to continue on the same course, you must follow the procedure outlined in 1.2.
    You must provide proof of registration on the course and the transcripts of results for each academic year passed. Unfinanceable students will not be allowed to register without obtaining prior authorisation from the Rector. See procedure here.
  • For any other qualification obtained, please complete the application form available online. More information

If you register, you must follow the procedure outlined in 1.2.

 

2.2 If you are registered at a university or other higher education institution abroad:

Please complete the registration application form available online in accordance with the procedure for your specific case. More information

1. Registration for the first block of Bachelor’s studies
1.1 If you finished your secondary school studies in 2019:

If you are about to obtain your Belgian School Leaving Certificate (CESS), you must follow the procedure outlined in point 1.1 above (for Belgian and European students).

If you meet the assimilation criteria, you must provide supporting documents in your registration application.

For any other qualification obtained, please complete the application form available online. More information

 

1.2 If you finished your secondary school studies before 2019
  • If you have obtained a qualification in Belgium (CESS or a higher education qualification obtained in the French Community of Belgium), you will be allowed to register if you obtain permission from the Rector. See procedure here.
  • For any other qualification obtained, please complete the application form available online. More information

 

2. Registration beyond the first block of Bachelor’s studies

If you are registered at a university or other higher education institution in Belgium or abroad

Please complete the registration application form available online in accordance with the procedure for your specific case. More information

As a graduate of higher education or as a student currently registered at another institution of higher education, various options are available to you. You must, however, fulfil certain conditions and, if applicable, submit a registration application before being allowed to register.

Belgian, EU and non-EU students
A. If you have a higher education qualification or are about to graduate in Belgium
  • A Bachelor’s degree in a given field of university studies allows you direct access to the Master’s degree in the same field. In this case, please report directly to the Registration Office with the following documents:
    1. Your ID card
    2. A copy of your birth certificate
    3. A medical certificate confirming that you are able to pursue higher education
    4. Your higher education degree certificate
    5. Your transcripts of results for each year of studies, even for the years you failed
    6. Justifications for the last 5 years of academic and/or professional activity prior to your registration if these are not covered by your degree.
    7. Official documentation confirming that you are free of debt to higher education authorities in the French Community of Belgium for the academic years 2015-2016, 2016-2017 and 2017-2018.

! Only original documents will be accepted.

  • A Master’s degree in a given field of university studies allows you direct access to the Master’s degree in the same field. In this case, please report directly to the Registration Office with the following documents:
    1. Your ID card
    2. A copy of your birth certificate
    3. A medical certificate confirming that you are able to pursue higher education
    4. Your higher education degree certificate
    5. Your transcripts of results for each year of studies, even for the years you failed
    6. Justifications for the last 5 years of academic and/or professional activity prior to your registration if these are not covered by your degree.
    7. Official documentation confirming that you are free of debt to higher education authorities in the French Community of Belgium for the academic years 2015-2016, 2016-2017 and 2017-2018.

! Only original documents will be accepted.

  • A Bachelor’s degree in one of the domains listed here: Table of qualifications allowing direct access to Master’s programmes: UMONS offers many possibilities to access its Master’s programmes. If you wish to register for the 2018-2019 academic year based on a qualification included in this list, you must complete the registration application form available here. This application will allow the Board to set establish your programme taking into account your previous education. An additional programme of up to 60 credits may be added to your Master’s programme. In this case, please report directly to the Registration Office with the following documents:
    1. The registration form completed in full.
    2. A copy of your birth certificate
    3. A medical certificate confirming that you are able to pursue higher education
    4. Your higher education degree certificate
    5. Your transcripts of results for each year of studies, even for the years you failed
    6. Justifications for the last 5 years of academic and/or professional activity prior to your registration if these are not covered by your degree.
    7. Official documentation confirming that you are free of debt to higher education authorities in the French Community of Belgium for the academic years 2015-2016, 2016-2017 and 2017-2018.

! Only original documents will be accepted.

In the two cases listed above, you are prompted to submit an online application before coming to UMONS:

–> Open Registration Application Form

 

Once your online registration form has been completed, you will receive a confirmation e-mail containing the completed form and a set of instructions to follow. You must go to the Registration Office, or the Administrative Office in Charleroi, with this form and the accompanying documents, between 25th June and 31st October.

For all other qualifications, please complete the registration application form  available online.

 

B. If you have a higher education qualification or are about to graduate abroad

Please complete the registration application form available online.

Admissions onto PhDs and doctoral training programmes are managed by the Faculties. Potential applicants should contact the Faculty concerned directly:

For more information, click here.

To download the admissions form for PhDs and doctoral training, click here.

AESS

You must go to the Registration Office, or the Administrative Office in Charleroi, between 25th June and 31st October 2018, with the following documents:

  • Your ID card
  • A copy of your birth certificate
  • A medical certificate confirming that you are able to pursue higher education
  • Evidence that you can access higher education:
    • The original and a copy of the certificate or official documentation justifying access to the AESS (Certificate of Teaching for Upper Secondary Education). If at registration the student does not yet have this evidence, they must produce the original of the provisional document of this qualification. Upon receipt of this evidence, and by the end of the academic year at the very latest, the student must submit the definitive form to the Registration Office.
    • The equivalence decision, which gives access to the AESS, if the qualification is not Belgian.

Note: students approaching the end of a 120-credit Master’s course at an institution in the French Community, and whose annual programme (PAE) contains no more than 60 credits worth of courses, can simultaneously register on the AESS course. However, until they have obtained the necessary Master’s degree, they will not officially graduate from this course.

Note: No one will be admitted onto any study programme leading to the AESS qualification, unless they have previously demonstrated a thorough command of the French language. For more information, click here.

  • Supporting documents confirming the student’s professional and/or academic activities for the five years preceding registration, namely:
    • An official certificate of schooling (mentioning the success or failure and the absence of debt to the establishment)
    • Transcripts of results for each year mentioning the credits of the student’s annual programme and the credits acquired
    • Official declaration of employment
    • Official declaration of unemployment
    • Official declaration proving a stay abroad which states departure and return dates Official declaration stating a medical condition
    • Any official documentation justifying the student’s past activity.

In the absence of supporting documents, the student must sign a sworn statement certifying that they, for all the years in question, have not followed any higher education studies in Belgium or abroad, and specifying why they are unable to provide proof of this.

  • If applicable, official documentation confirming that the student is free of debt to higher education authorities in the French Community of Belgium for the academic years 2015-2016, 2016-2017 and 2017-2018.

Unfinanceable students will not be allowed to register without obtaining prior authorisation from the Rector. See procedure here.

 

CAPAES

The procedure is identical to that of the registration onto the AESS course. However, at registration, you must also provide: Proof that you are registered at a Haute Ecole for the 2018-2019 academic year (declaration from the Haute Ecole).

Students who wish to register on the Bachelor’s in Law must do so via the ULB website.

You can find all the relevant information on the following website: https://www.ulb.be/fr/inscriptions

For more information, click here.

If you have any questions, please email inscriptions@ulb.ac.be

Entrance Exam for Medicine

Note: Since the 2017-2018 academic year, a compulsory entrance exam has been organised.

For more information on the entrance examination, consult the website of the Faculty of Medicine. More information

Registration for this exam is via the ARES website.

Students can now encode their online registration applications by following the procedure outlined in the “Initial Registration” section.

However, in order to finalise registration, and in addition to the documents listed in the “Initial Registration” section, students must, at registration, be in possession of the certificate of achievement of the entrance exam.

Several cases of exemptions from this exam are outlined here.

In the event that the student has failed the entrance exam, they may register on another course. The documents needed are the same, except for the certificate of achievement of the entrance exam.

NOTE – for non-EU students: Registrations of non-EU students onto other courses will, however, be conditional on obtaining the authorisation of the faculty concerned. The admissions conditions listed on our web page must be respected.

In accordance with the provisions set out in the Decree of 16th June 2006, the maximum number of NON-RESIDENT students allowed to register at UMONS on the courses concerned is limited.

This number is set at 30% of the total number of students, residents or non-resident, who have registered for the first time on the course in the previous academic year (20% for veterinary sciences).

For the 2019-2020 academic year, the number of non-residents authorised to register at UMONS on the Bachelor’s in Psychology and Education (Logopaedics/Speech-Language Therapy) is set at 9.

Procedure 2019-2020

To determine whether you a resident or non-resident, consult the information brochure. Registration applications must be submitted using the correct forms.

  • Resident students can register now.
  • Non-resident students: submission of applications on 20, 21 or 22 August 2019 ONLY, from 9am to 12pm and from 1.30pm to 4pm (at the Registration Office, 22 Place du Parc, 7000 Mons).

In the “Information Brochure” is all the relevant information for you to be able to complete and submit an application for admission to UMONS.

Your application must be completed in full when submitted. It will not be possible to complete it at a later date. For non-EU students: To be admitted, candidates must meet the academic criteria listed on this page in addition to being ranked in order of the draw.

Information Brochure

Application form for registration beyond the first 60-credit block of the Bachelor’s

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