Applications open on the 13th of February!

Postgraduate information

Part of the postgraduate

Each core team member is required to enroll in the postgraduate program ‘Tech Innovations in Ventures and Teams’ of the KU Leuven. As a general requirement, you have to have at least a bachelors degree in engineering technology, engineering science, bio-engineering or business engineering.

More information can be found on the website of the postgraduate.

Students with a degree not obtained at an institution of the Flemish Community may have to meet additional requirements, more information can be found here. Please inform us if this is the case for you.

How many years does the postgraduate take?

The postgraduate program gives you the opportunity to gain unique experience in business or entrepreneurship while working on our innovative team project. The program consists of a minimum of 56 credits, with 44 credits for the team project and a minimum of 12 credits for a personal training program.

The 44 team project credits are split into two parts. These two parts can be followed in the same year, making you a 1 year student. Or can be split over 2 years, making you a 2 years student. If you split the project over two years it is usually combined with a year of your masters degree. Where you essentially do both the masters program and the postgraduate program half time. Our core team consists of a mix of the 1 year students and 2 year students.

What else does the postgraduate entail?

44 of the 56 study points of the postgraduate is Formula Electric Belgium, the other study points contain:

  • 6 ECTS optional courses
    You can choose any courses from the KULeuven offer as long as in total you have at least 6 ECTS worth of courses.
  • 6 ECTS workshops
    These can be chosen from a offer of workshops that are more practically oriented than your standard courses. The offer of workshops can be found here.

Timeline/Recruitment information

How does the team work?

The team consists of seven different departments that all work together on one car. Based on your specific interest and expertise you can apply to one, or multiple departments. Some more information about what every department does can be found by clicking the icons at the top of the page.

Do I need to speak Dutch?

No, Formula Electric Belgium is an international team, consisting of people from several different nationalities. Some more information about the requirements for joining the team as an international student can be found here.

What does the recruitment timeline look like?

Full-timer applications opened 13th of February and end 30th of March. During this period you can send in your application to Your mail should include the department(s) you would like to apply to, a motivation letter and your CV.

After sending in your application you will receive an invitation for a first interview to get to know each other. Next up, you will get an invitation for a technical interview.

After these two interviews a selection is made end by the end of April you will know if you are part of the team!

Where can I find more information?

You are always welcome to send a message to any of team members in the “our team” page. There are also several info moments. More information about these events can be found here.

Up for the challenge?

Submit your application to Your mail should contain the following:
  • The department you would like to work in should be included in the subject
  • A motivation letter (max 1 page)
  • Your CV