Master Day Biology

Master Day Biology

26th November 2022

This year, the Royal Belgian Zoological Society is very happy to announce the organization of the Master Day Biology 2022 event. This 12th edition of the National Master Day in Biology will take place at the Royal Belgian Institute of Natural Sciences on the 26th of November 2022.

It is a unique opportunity, for students, to keep updated on the Biology Master’s degrees accessible in all Belgian universities and be well informed about the study programs and future career opportunities!

In addition, the event will host the Jacques Kets Zoology Award finals where five shortlisted candidates will be invited to give an oral presentation of their master thesis work (in English). All students attending the event will then have the opportunity to discover fascinating lines of research and vote for their favorite master thesis among the candidates.

The event is free and accessible for all students interested in a Master’s degree in Biology, moreover, every participant will have the opportunity to visit the Museum of Natural Sciences for free. But to do so, registration is mandatory: click here.

When: Saturday, 26th November 2022 – from 10 am to 6 pm.

Where: Museum of Natural Sciences, 29 Rue Vautier, 1000 Brussels

For more information, please contact one of the following RBZS representatives:,, or

Hope to see you soon,

The organizing committee

Partners universities and special masters

UMONS, KULeuven, UCLouvain, VUB, ULB, UNamur, UGent, ULiege, UAntwerpen, Oceans & Lakes, Tropimundo, Nematology, IMBRSea

Provisional program

From 9:30 poster/panel installation for University representatives.

From 10:00 registration desk opening

10:30-10:45 Welcome words from the Society & General introduction of all Belgian Biology masters by Dr. Frédéric Silvestre

10:45-12:00 5 min flash presentations of all universities/special masters

12:00-13:00 Kets Prize – introduction by Dr. Philippe Helsen and presentations from the students

13:00-14:15 Lunch and poster session for all universities and special masters

14:15-14:30 Kets Prize winner ceremony

14:30-15:00 Poster session for all universities and special masters

15:00-18:00 Free time to visit the Museum (Free entrance for all participants)

MasterDay 2022 | Introductory Presentation

MasterDay 2022 | Master Programs