Our projects are highly varied, as our clients come from both the industry and the government, in our country and abroad. Speaking of an international, open and diverse working environment: no fewer than 100 of our 750 employees come from outside Belgium, because at VITO they have found a unique environment where they can make full use of their R&D talents. Here you can build up a valuable professional network that you can rely on throughout your career.

Considering visiting VITO Belgium?

As a visitor from abroad it may be appropriate to be well prepared for your visit to Belgium and Flanders.

Interested in applying for a job @ VITO?

We are pleased to welcome fellow workers in research positions, PhD candidates, post-docs, masterstudents, guest researchers and internships from all over the world.

For “International Support” you can count on the assistance of the International Office VITO. Please get in touch

The International Office is the place to be for all your questions:

  • Visa, work license and work card, residence permit
  • Social security: contribution, refund medical costs; child allowance, yearly vacation
  • Recognition of diplomas, Intellectual property rights
  • Bank and insurance matters, salaries, taxes
  • Education, day care
  • Cultural aspects, language

VITO has 100 international researchers

VITO attracts an increasing number of researchers from all over the world. In the autumn of 2016, we exceeded the number of 100 international colleagues working at VITO. To celebrate this momentous occasion, we talked to number 100 herself: Ke Wang from China.

Find out more in the Q&A below.