Undergraduate programmes

BAES Students

Diploma Requirements

The admission procedure to the Bachelor in European Studies (BAES) is:

1.- Fill out the application form at KU Leuven (*) (coordinating university of the program). This procedure is required to be accepted in any of the start universities of BAES.            


(*) Important. Deadline, April 1st, 2024


2.- To comply with the national and regional Spanish law, students that have been conditionally admitted at UCM as start university must follow an extra pre-inscription application. This procedure is different according to your previous studies:

  • Studies in Spain that give access to the University:  
  • Studies in the European Union that give access to the University and if your family has residence in Spain:  
  • Studies in the European Union that give access to the University and if your family has not residence in Spain or Non-European studies that give you access to the University:   

Language Requirements (*)

An English language certificate will be required, all applicants must prove their English language proficiency.

The programme accepts the following tests as a proof of English proficiency:

  • TOEFL (internet based or paper delivered). Minimum score 90 overall (with no subscore below 20)
  •  IELTS  Minimum score 6.5 (with no subscore below 5.5)
  •  ESOL Cambridge (CAE/CPE). Minimum score 176 overall (with no subscore below 169)
  • PTE Academic. Minimum score 59 (with no subscore below 53)
  •  ITACE C1 or C2.

Applicants who hold a prior secondary education degree or higher education degree awarded by an English-speaking programme from Australia, Canada, Ireland, New Zealand, United Kingdom or the USA, shall automatically be exempted from the language requirement.

(*) Spanish language requirement is not necessary for international students who apply to this programme, but may be required for specializations (majors) and internships. 

IMPORTANTPlease note that the information on this site is indicative only. For comprehensive and up-to-date details, please refer to the BAES website of the coordinating university - KU Leuven.