Erasmus +

What you need to know

Practical information

Deadline for applications

31 May for the first semester of the academic year.
30 November for the second semester of the academic year.


Academic Calendar

The academic year is divided into two semesters or four modules. At the end of each semester or module an examination session is held.

Academic year 2021 - 2022
24 September 2021: Info session for new students
Start: 27 September 2021 (1st semester) - 7 February 2022 (2nd semester)
End: first week July 2022 (public announcement of the results)


Holiday periods
Christmas break: 27 December 2021 till 9 January 2022
Easter break: 4 April 2020 till 17 April 2020

Exam periods
January examinations mark the end of the first semester
June/July examinations mark the end of the second semester
Resits: end of August until mid September
For modular programmes: examinations are held at the end of each module.

Before leaving your country

Erasmus + documents are available on this site (see How to apply & application forms).
Incoming students are not required to pay tuition fees at the host institution.

For enrolment at the Antwerp Maritime Academy, please contact the co-ordinator International Relations ( to make an appointment. Please bring:

  • a document from your home university, describing your status as an Erasmus + student
  • a valid identity card or passport
  • 1 passport photo
  • proof of health insurance



Uniforms are compulsory at the Antwerp Maritime Academy for all students. For details on uniform regulations, please look at annex D in our brochure:

- Dutch PDF version: Wegwijs in de Hogere Zeevaartschool

- French PDF version: Guide pratique de l'Ecole supérieure de navigation


We don’t oblige (temporary) Erasmus students to buy the complete uniform (or the ceremonial uniform).

We do ask them to wear:

- classical black leather shoes
- classical blue pants (no jeans) or skirt (knee length)
-  white shirt (long sleeves or short sleeves)
- woolly pully pullover

For the labo sessions (workshops) all students need an overall and safety shoes.
We can give you an overall and safety shoes on loan.

Erasmus students can contact the International Relations Coordinator in case they have any queries.



Looking for accommodation in Antwerp? Then Kotweb ( is the right address! On this website you will find the largest range of student accommodation in Antwerp and any information relating to it.
Kotweb is available in Dutch and English, and is accessible without a password.

Students wishing to view rooms in Antwerp before choosing accommodation, can stay for a while at a local youth hostel.
For more information and reservations, please consult (or any other booking website).



The best way to get to the Antwerp Maritime Academy is by bike. You can bring your bike or buy one, but it is also possible to rent a bike during your stay. Fietshaven ( and Uni-cycle ( are two interesting options in that case.

Public transport is another possibility. All info available on the website of the public transport in Antwerp: .