Bachelor in Business Economics

General

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Program Description

A guaranteed return on investment

During the duration of the programme (3 years), you will study economics starting from basic principles. In year one you are introduced to economic concepts, theories, and models. In years two and three depth is added, with intermediate level and advanced courses on macroeconomics, microeconomics, public finance, and international monetary economics. Other courses put the concepts to the test. Marketing, management, corporate finance, business law, and strategic brand management are just some of the applied courses that will help you manage a firm, or (why not?) set up your own company.

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Job opportunities

The Bachelor of Business Economics programme is taught on the main campus of the Vrije Universiteit Brussel. That’s right, in Brussels, the capital of Europe, home of many leading international organizations. What better place to start your quest for an international career?
A degree in International Business is versatile. Graduates get jobs in a broad range of sectors like banking, insurance, audit or consulting, but also in public administration. They work in research departments or other staff functions in firms and organizations, and in operational functions as well. Some graduates become sales managers or human resources managers, others work in marketing. In short, the degree offers a broad range of opportunities.

ADMISSION REQUIREMENTS

Applicants should hold a secondary school diploma giving access to higher education studies. Additionally, applicants should be proficient in English (TOEFL, IELTS, CAE, CPE, FCE certificates are accepted).

HOW TO APPLY (to start in September 2019)

In order to apply, you have to fill in the online application form and upload the required documents before the application deadline (1 September for EEA* nationals; 1 April for the non-EEA nationals).

*EEA nationals: Austria, Belgium, Bulgaria, Croatia, Cyprus, Czech Republic, Denmark, Estonia, Germany, Finland, France, Greece, Hungary, Iceland, Ireland, Italy, Latvia, Liechtenstein, Lithuania, Luxemburg, Malta, The Netherlands, Norway, Poland, Portugal, Romania, Slovakia, Slovenia, Spain, Sweden, United Kingdom.

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Last updated Sep 2020

About the School

Ranked as one of Europe's top universities, Vrije Universiteit Brussel (VUB) combines award-winning research and a range of study programmes with a supportive open-door policy in Brussels, one of the ... Read More

Ranked as one of Europe's top universities, Vrije Universiteit Brussel (VUB) combines award-winning research and a range of study programmes with a supportive open-door policy in Brussels, one of the most interesting cities in Europe. Almost 200 years of experience and history await you at its green, urban campuses. A young university with a well-established tradition The single word ‘vrije’ in ‘Vrije Universiteit Brussel’ means ‘free’ and really tells you everything you need to know about the ambition of our university: the promotion of research and thought without dogmas and prejudices. Because studying at VUB, in an open atmosphere of tolerance and diversity, means growing into an independent and critically- thinking individual who can cope with our fast-changing world. Read less