The Flemish Council of University Colleges is the formal consultative and advisory body of all Flemish University Colleges which advises the Flemish Government on all policy issues concerning higher education. In addition, the Flemish Council of University Colleges organises and stimulates the consultation between the institutions regarding all matters that concern the Flemish University Colleges. Furthermore, the VLHORA is a member of EURASHE, the European Association of Institutions in Higher Education. The Board of Directors of the VLHORA consists of the General Directors of the Flemish University Colleges.
The Board of Directors has the authority to take all actions of management and disposal that concern the VLHORA. The Board of Directors is supported by various advisory and consultative bodies for the development of current dossiers on themes related to the policies of Education, Finance, Personnel, Research & Innovation, Internationalisation and the Arts. The members of these advisory and consultative bodies are experts from the thirteen Flemish University Colleges.