Howest is a dynamic university known for its innovative and interdisciplinary approach to education and research as well as its close collaboration with industry, business, and the social profit sector. It has four campuses located in historical cities of Bruges and Kortrijk. The campuses are well-situated for those who want to take the train to Amsterdam, Paris or London.
Howest was ranked #22 in the 2019 Princeton Review's Top 50 Game Design undergraduate programs. In 2017 and 2019, Howest was ranked #1 for Game Art and Development by The Rookies and Grads in Games.
At Howest University, the academic year is divided into 2 semesters. The 1st semester begins in mid-September and concludes in the third week in January. The second semester begins in the second week of February and concludes in the third week of June. If you attend in the 1st semester, be cognizant about when your exams will occur. Howest can make arrangements to avoid your final exams overlapping with the start of the semester.
Students participating in this study abroad program will automatically fulfill the Mason Global Understanding core requirement.
On campus housing is available through Howest University but it is also possible to find housing in a studio flat. More information on Howest housing can be found here