Coronavirus | COVID-19 (English)
On this page we give our students and staff regular updates about the Coronavirus. [latest update: 21/01/2021]
Thomas More welcomes international students during academic year 2020/2021!
Travelling to Belgium for studies is recognised as essential travel by both the EU and the Belgian government.
For general information about travelling to Europe, keep an eye on the European Commission's website.
For specific information about travelling to Belgium, check the Federal Public Service Foreign Affairs' website (travel to Belgium).
The Belgian Government's official website offers the latest updates on the Covid-19 situation and the current measures.
Get notifications of new measures via BeAlert.
08.12.2020 | Until the end of February only practical classes on campus
More information can be found here.
How will this academic year look like?
Thomas More has opted for a carefully balanced mix of online theoretical teaching and practical courses on campus or in the workplace. Read everything you need to know here!
Are you a student at Thomas More? Please check your mailbox and the student portal.
What can you do to prevent becoming sick or spreading the virus?
- Do you have to sneeze or cough? Make sure to cover your mouth with a disposable facial tissue or with the inside of your elbow.
- Use disposable facial tissues when you have to sneeze or blow your nose and throw them away immediately in a trash can with a lid.
- Don't shake hands, don't give kisses and hugs.
- Keep your distance from others, experts recommend 1.5 meters.
- Try to be careful not to touch your face with your hands as much as possible.
- Ventilate rooms twice a day for 30 minutes.
Frequently Asked Questions Regarding Coronavirus
- As a Thomas More student, where can I find the corona-updates?
- How does Thomas More handle this situation? How do we ensure that staff and students are sufficiently informed?
- What is Thomas More doing to prevent the spread of the Corona virus as much as possible?
- I’m doing an internship in a company or organization. What precautionary measures should I take?
- Questions and answers for future candidate-students
- Student housing - FAQ
Travelling to and from abroad
Student and Staff Mobility
Are you having doubts about a specific mobility? Contact the International Office: firstname.lastname@example.org
Decree on measures in higher education for the academic year 2019-2020 in response to COVID-19
On 15 April the Flemish Parliament approved the 'Decree on measures in higher education for the academic year 2019-2020 in response to COVID-19'. After all, in order to be able to adapt the form and time of examinations flexibly or to organize course units differently, an adapted legal framework is necessary. This emergency decree is introduced on the website of the Flemish Council of Universities of Applied Sciences, together with a Q&A.
Read more about the emergency decree for higher education on www.vlhora.be.