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Introduction to the Environmental Safety of Cosmetics in the EU


Programme 2024

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Practical information

Date and location

The Environmental Safety Training Course will be held from Monday 16 September to Wednesday 18 September 2024 at the Vrije Universiteit Brussel, Health Campus Jette, Laarbeeklaan 103, 1090 Brussels, Belgium.

Language and Course Notes

The official language of the course is English. No simultaneous translation is available.

Course notes and handouts will be provided in English.

Course Fee

Early Bird Registration fee (till 15 July 2024):
2.600 euro per participant 

Regular Registration fee (from 16 July 2024):
3.100 euro per participant

The course fee, payable by credit card, covers all lessons, the course material and the participation to the exam. Also included are all the coffee breaks, lunches, the shuttle between the hotel & the campus and the social event on Sunday evening.

Cancellation Policy

Registered participants who cannot attend the course may apply for a refund of the registration fee. A substitute delegate is, of course, welcome. Notification is made via e-mail. The participant is entitled to a refund, minus a service fee, according to the following guidelines:

  • 14 to 11 business days before starting date of the course - 25 % of the total amount
  • 10 to 6 business days before starting date of the course - 50 % of the total amount


Regrettably, no refunds will be made if notification is made less than 5 business days prior to the course.


nhow Brussels Bloom ****, Rue Royale 250, 1210 Brussels, Belgium T: +32 (0)2 220 66 11

An innovative art hotel that celebrates creativity • In the Botanique area of the city, surrounded by museums, galleries and green spaces •  15 minutes away from Brussels airport and 10 minutes away from Brussels North station on foot

During the course you can stay at nhow Brussels Bloom at a special, well-negotiated rate. The rates are 185,00 euro/night in the weekend and 220,00 euro/night from Monday till Wednesday (breakfast, internet, fitness… included). 

A free shuttle bus service will operate on a daily basis between nhow Brussels Bloom and the university.