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The small European country of Belgium is truly an international country. In addition to being host to the EU’s headquarters, it also hosts the headquarters of many other international organizations. With three official languages, exciting museums, beautiful old architecture, important political institutions, and a diverse culture, taking a Masters degree in Belgium is an excellent choice for those seeking a dynamic location for advancing education. Full of technological advancements, Belgium is a modern European country with a newer history in comparison to its neighbors. For the student interested in studying in a diverse location, Belgium is perfect. Dutch, French and German are all the official languages of the Kingdom of Belgium, and students will have the opportunity to live and work amongst people from all parts of the world when they pursue graduate training in this country. 

The multilingual, highly-educated, international environment in Belgium is a great place to take your Masters degree. Belgium has several excellent universities for foreign students to consider. The country highly values education, with a high adult literacy rate and a 19th ranking in education from the Program for International Student Assessment. The emphasis on education easily translates into the secondary education level, and students benefit from some of the top professors in Europe while studying in Belgium. 

In Belgium, the academic year begins on the first of October and runs through the 30th of September. Most universities divide this year into two semesters, which are broken into 13 weeks of study, two weeks of vacation, one week of individual study and three weeks of examination.

Belgium divides its degrees into three cycles. A Masters degree is considered a second cycle degree. It is available to students who already have a Bachelors degree. Those with extensive professional experience may apply to the Admissions Panel to have that experience validated to serve as the degree. They also must file a request with the school with which they wish to study. Most Masters programs take two years of study, or four semesters, to complete. 

In addition to the standard Masters degree, Belgium universities offer a Complementary Masters degree. This is offered to those who already have a graduate degree or who have 300 credits. This is different than the third cycle, and is more in line with a second Masters degree than a Doctoral degree. 

In Belgium, students have the opportunity to study in a multilingual environment. Masters classes are commonly taught in French, Dutch and German. Students will be able to choose from most majors as they pursue a Master in Belgium. In addition, they will benefit from living near the headquarters of the EU and several other international organizations. This means that students will constantly be in contact with people from around the globe. 

Upon graduation with a Masters in Belgium, students can either opt to pursue a third cycle degree, which is equivalent to a Doctoral degree, or they can start looking for a professional position in their field. Having a Masters will make them better qualified for job opportunities throughout the country as well. Major employers in Belgium include SAS, Torfs and AE. Technology, business and financials are all important industries in Belgium.

If you are considering pursuing a Masters degree program in Belgium, you will need to learn about the visa requirements. Students will also need to find a place to stay before traveling to the country, and then make plans for that travel. Yet the first step in the process is finding a school with the right degree program, and our online search tools can help. Browse our list of programs or use the search to find the one that best matches your needs and goals.

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Master in International Hotel Management - HR and training specialization

Vatel Switzerland - International Business School Hotel & Tourism Management
Campus Full time 2 - 4 semesters

This program will teach and train students in hospitality related fields whether it is in a classroom context or in a hotel. The program is developed to prepare the students to create proper Human Resource strategies by understanding Human resource theories, using the proper tools, analyzing critical situations and being able to suggest proper solutions for intricate Human Resource problems. [+]

Master International Hotel Management - Human Resources and training

This program will teach and train students in hospitality related fields whether it is in a classroom context or in a hotel. The program is developed to prepare the students to create proper Human Resource strategies by Human Resources Management and Training understanding Human resource theories, using the proper tools, analyzing critical situations and being able to suggest proper solutions for intricate Human Resource problems.

At the end of the program the student will also be specialists in employment relations and be capable of developing training programs for the hospitality industry in order to retain talent and assure high performance of the organization. Having a good under-standing of human resource management is extremely important especially in an industry with high turnover and large training and learning needs.... [-]


Executive Master of European and International Business Law E.M.B.L.-HSG

Executive M.B.L.HSG, University of St. Gallen
Online & Campus Combined Part time 18 months Open Enrollment Belgium Brussels

– Strong generalist knowledge and skills in European and international business law – Nine modules within 18 months in Europe, the United States and Asia – Continue working throughout the entire program – Truly international – In English – For lawyers and non-lawyers - 20 years of experience – Academic title of “Executive Master of European and International Business Law E.M.B.L.-HSG” [+]

- Strong generalist knowledge and skills in European and international business law - Nine modules within 18 months in Europe, the United States and Asia - Continue working throughout the entire program - Truly international - In English - For lawyers and non-lawyers - Academic title ‹Executive Master of European and International Business Law E.M.B.L.-HSG› The Executive M.B.L.-HSG - recently listed among the most innovative law programs by the Financial Times - is built upon the concept of a flying classroom and a global faculty. In nine attendance modules, leading experts from three continents will provide you with theoretical and practical knowledge directly applicable in your professional working life. Module 1 - St.Gallen Introduction to European & International Business Law Module 2 - Zurich Finance Module 3 – Frankfurt a. M. Mergers & Acquisitions Module 4 - Luxembourg Litigation & Lobbying Module 5 - Brussels Competition Law Module 6 - New York International Taxation Module 7 - Shanghai Law & Business in China Module 8 - Tokyo Law & Business in Japan Module 9 - Austin Energy & IT Law Supplementary Module - Harvard Negotiation For their master theses, candidates analyze a current problem in European or international business law. Topics are proposed by the faculty, or students may choose their own. More information and online application at www.mbl.unisg.ch Program start date Next year's course starts on 12 June 2017. However, as flexibility is one of our advantages, it is possible to start the course with whichever module suits your... [-]

CEMS Master’s in International Management (CEMS MIM)

CEMS - The Global Alliance in Management Education
Campus Full time 1 year September 2017 Belgium Louvain-la-Neuve

The CEMS MIM is a postgraduate, pre-experience degree open to a select group of students enrolled on a Master’s programme in one of 28 leading institutions [+]

CEMS MIM Master’s in International Management 

CEMS is a strategic alliance of business schools, multinational companies and NGOs that together offer the CEMS Master's in International Management (MIM). The CEMS administrative officeis located on the HEC campus close to Paris, with the programme and corporate relations being managed by a dedicated team within each member school. You will find all CEMS member universities by using the keywords "CEMS" in the Master in Management Compasssearch engine or by clicking on the CEMS partners list below.

The CEMS MIM is a pre-experience postgraduate degree open to multilingual students enrolled in a Master's in Management program at one of the CEMS member schools. Students study at their home university for one semester and then spend a second semester at a different CEMS member school. Some students may even opt to take both semesters abroad, in two different schools (the “tri-national track”). Other key components of the course include: core courses in Strategy and Cross-Cultural Management, elective courses, skill seminars, business project and an obligatory international internship.... [-]


Master in Journalism - taught in FRENCH

ESJ Paris - École Supérieure de Journalisme
Campus Full time 2 years September 2017 Belgium Brussels

This Master in Journalism is taught in FRENCH in Paris. [+]

This Master in Journalism is taught in FRENCH in Paris. Read the official French description and apply here: ESJ Paris: Master en Journalisme [-]

LLM in Human Rights Law

University of Kent, Brussels Schools of International Studies
Campus Full time Part time 1 - 2 years September 2017 Belgium Brussels + 1 more

This LLM programme provides the knowledge, conceptual tools and analytical skills appropriate for the development of a variety of careers in diplomacy and policy-making in international affairs. [+]

Masters in Belgium 2017. LLM in Human Rights Law Taught in the critical tradition of Kent Law School, the LLM examines the theory and practice of Human Rights Law, International Criminal Law, Humanitarian Law, Transitional Justice, Migration Law and other fields in the context of different policy areas and various academic disciplines. It is particularly suited to those who currently work in, or hope to work in international organisations, non-governmental organisations, international law firms and foreign affairs departments. In line with the new design of programmes of study at BSIS, the LLM in Human Rights Law allows students to choose secondary areas of specialisation from the range of programs offered at the School. Thus, a focused programme of study can be constructed of studying human rights law in the context of Conflict and Security, International Migration and others, leading to the award of a LLM degree in, for example, Human Rights Law with International Development. The cluster of modules in the Human Rights specialism can also be chosen from as a secondary area of specialization for those focusing on other fields, leading to the award of, for example, an MA degree in International Conflict and Security and Human Rights. Finally, the Kent Law School is a top-15 UK law school renown for its critical style of teaching, where you learn more than just the black-letter law: we want you to understand how different legal regimes came about and how they may be interpreted, challenged or possibly changed. This is complemented... [-]

Masters in General Management

Vlerick Business School
Campus Full time 1 year September 2017 Belgium Leuven

With this intensive programme you'll gain a solid foundation in all core management disciplines. Whatever your study background, you'll develop well-rounded knowledge and a skillset to maximise your career opportunities. [+]

With this intensive programme you'll gain a solid foundation in all core management disciplines. Whatever your study background, you'll develop well-rounded knowledge and a skillset to maximise your career opportunities. You'll also gain expertise in a number of specialist areas through a broad offer of electives and hands-on boot camps, and by choosing your own consultancy project. You can join the programme on all three of our campuses in Brussels, Ghent or Leuven depending on which electives you choose. Ranked by the Financial Times 2015 worldwide n° 15 value for money n° 13 placement success 98% jobs within 3 months after graduation Top 30% highest salaries 3 years after graduation Programme Content In the first part of the programme you'll get a broad view on all management domains. Starting with a crash course on management essentials, you then move on to the core subjects. This ensures that everyone, regardless of study background, masters the basic concepts. Throughout the different modules you'll be faced with numerous action-learning challenges and personal development excercises. The international trip will take you to Istanbul, Turkey. Through company visits and hands-on assignments you'll experience how business is done in different cultures. In the second part of the programme, you'll have the opportunity to tailor your curriculum through a broad range of electives, boot camps and a two-month consultancy project. Learning Experience With our Masters in General Management programme, you’ll develop a keen understanding of all core areas of business – as well as the specialist areas... [-]

European Master in Sustainable Energy System Management

European Master in Renewable Energy and European Master in Sustainable Energy System Management
Campus Full time

SESyM focuses on the multidisciplinary aspects of energy systems. It provides management and communication skills, as well as the necessary technical knowledge to tackle the challenge of the energy system transition. [+]

Masters in Belgium 2017. Objectives The aim of the European Master in Sustainable Energy System Management is to provide postgraduate students with the skills required for employment in the Sustainable Energy industry. Students will specialise in business case analysis, modelling,project design and implementation. As a result of the foreign contact the course requires, our students will have the international outlook essential to the industry HR needs. By structuring the course in three sections, students are guaranteed to spend time in at least two different EU countries and make contact with a wide range of European institutes and companies involved in the sustainable energy sector. The participating universities are all well-established in training and the education sector as well as being recognised at an international level for their work in the field of sustainable energy system management. Structure The course is divided into three sections. In the first semester(September/October to January), students acquire a solid foundation in systems management. In the second semester (February to June), they specialise in a chosen topic at a different university. At the end of the course, students complete a six-month practical or research project. The entire programme is run on a modular basis with credits awarded for passing each section and the successful completion of the project. A total of 90 ECTS credits (30 for each section of the course) are required with a satisfactory level of achievement in all the sections to obtain the European Master degree. The core provides a solid foundation in... [-]

Master in Computer Engineering and Information Systems

Universidade Lusófona de Humanidades e Tecnologias
Campus Full time 2 years

The degree is supported by a solid study program and occupies an innovative position in the converging scientific [+]

Objectives - Promoting and acquisition of theoretical and technical skills in disciplines considered as structuring in the areas approached; - Allow the students to establish a customised progression through the possibility of choosing between specific advanced disciplines in each of the proposed branches; - Provide a professional learning experience through laboratory and analysis practice of real use cases, in order to guarantee an adequate balance between the theoretical plane and its most recent technological developments; - Include and put into perspective all aspects of teaching given in the academic and corporate realities, associated to this sector in our Country. Thus, we propose a teaching model organised in: - Master Classes that correspond to theoretical magisterial classes, taught by Master Degree professors and by national and foreign guest specialists to work in the scope of the research projects developed during the degree and - Advanced technical training laboratory classes, where the acquisition of skills for the development of applied projects is promoted. Knowledge, abilities and skills to be acquired This degree aims to promote the acquisition of advanced skills in the areas of Computer Engineering and Information Systems, namely those that refer to individual work, supported in skills acquired in research activity, as well as application in professional activity of the principles used in the methodologies of this project. This way, the Master’s degree will provide the analysis and information processing skills inherent to the execution of tasks for research and development innovative technologies acquired in the prosecution of the described... [-]

LL.M. in International Business Law

Université libre de Bruxelles - ULB
Campus Full time 9 months October 2017 Belgium Brussels

The LL.M. is designed for students who wish to take full advantage of the extraordinary range of opportunities offered in Brussels, the capital of Europe. [+]

Masters in Belgium 2017. The LL.M. is a full-time program which runs from October to June. The courses are divided into two semesters, with exams held in January and June. The students are also entitled to a second session of exams held in late August – beginning of September. The LL.M. candidates who successfully complete the program are awarded a Certificate of LL.M. in International Business Law from the Université libre de Bruxelles (University of Brussels, ULB), which is recognized by the competent Belgian Academic Authorities (Communauté française) within the framework of the program of continuous education. The LL.M. is designed for students who wish to take full advantage of the extraordinary range of opportunities offered in Brussels, the capital of Europe. The program includes visits to the institutions of the European Union (European Commission, Council and Parliament) which are headquartered in Brussels. The LL.M. is part of the program offering of the University of Brussels (Université libre de Bruxelles, or “ULB”), one of the leading universities in Europe, with 25.000 students, 32% of which come from outside of Belgium. The LL.M. courses are taught on the Solbosch Campus, which is the main and largest campus of the university, situated in the Brussels-Capital Region. The campus is located in the vicinity of the European Institutions. ULB offers extraordinary extra-curriculum and co-curricular activities, including lectures, workshops, internships, career events and social activities. Some of these activities are integrated with our academic program. The LL.M. is open to students from across the... [-]

Master in Liberal Studies

European College for Liberal Studies
Campus Full time Part time 9 - 12 months September 2017 Belgium Brussels + 1 more

MLS - Master in Liberal Studies (60 credits) [+]

Our graduate programs, each with different program requirements, are based on and are fully compatible with the established European and American educational systems. The European guidelines for higher education are outlined in the Bologna agreements. Once a minimum number of credits has been earned, a request for graduation can be submitted. Not all programs are offered at all campuses. Refer to the program schedule for further details. Courses Graduate courses are divided into core courses and specialization courses. Electives can be chosen from any of the scheduled courses offered at the graduate level. Specialization courses are scheduled based on enrollments and may not be available at all campuses. Specialization courses scheduled are available to all students also as electives. Refer to the program schedule for further details. Refer to the course overview for the list of available courses. Students are recommended to complete courses and earn credits at the highest level possible. Program requirements Total 60 credits Electives 52 credits / 26 courses Thesis 8 credits Switching to another program once the studies have started is possible as long as the program requirements are met by the end of the studies. Therefore, the decision to switch should be made as early as possible to avoid not meeting the program requirements within the intended program duration. Admission requirements proficiency in the English language Bachelor degree (or equivalent) No distinction is made between academic or professional Bachelor degrees. Degrees with 180 European credits or 120 American semester credits are considered equivalent. Students... [-]

Etna Software Architect Master Of Online App Developer

IONISx
Online Part time 3 years Open Enrollment Belgium Belgium Online

Turn innovative ideas into concrete solutions is the key to the digital economy: Become an expert in software programming and applications. [+]

Masters in Belgium 2017. Turn innovative ideas into concrete solutions is the key to the digital economy: Become an expert in software programming and applications. WHY THIS COMPUTER MASTERS ONLINE ETNA? You want to find a job in the computer after upgrading your skills, career reorientation, or as part of an initial training? The ETNA program allows you to access programs from a computer school recognized total flexibility. Fully online, this course is for the candidate (s) who have professional and personal life in charge or who want to accelerate their learning. TRADES A gateway to the digital professions in high demand: software architect Project Manager Application Developer computer applications engineer IT consultant SKILLS & GOALS Master new skills with our project-based teaching Know and use the most used technologies in the market (JAVA, .NET ...). Adapt to technological change. Master the different development technologies to be able to fit quickly into a team and become project manager. Integrating a quality approach. CONDITIONS OF ADMISSION Bac + 2 for the first year, and +3 for the third year. THIS COURSE IS AVAILABLE For students with a BAC + 2 level who want to target the graduation. Professionals, for which a device VAP (Validation of Acquired Partial) validates the gains they already own. For applicants seeking employment or those who wish to resume their careers. TRAINING DURATION structured curriculum: Two 3-year revenue per year: October and March RATE Student price: € 2500 TTC / level business price: 3 000 € /... [-]

Master in Business Studies - Design Management

United International Business Schools
Campus Full time Part time 1 - 2 years September 2017 Belgium Antwerp + 1 more

This Master in Business Studies - Specialization in Design Management program is taught entirely in English. Students are required to complete 27 courses for 54 credits and a final .... [+]

SPECIALIZATION COURSES IN DESIGN MANAGEMENT Level 500 GSCDM501 Fundamentals of Design Management (2) GSCDM502 Design, Marketing and Innovation (2) GSCDM503 Design, Strategy and Transformation (2) GSCDM504 Design Management in Practice (2) Comprehensive Cases in Design Management (2) Research Project in Design Management (2) Level 600 Thesis in Design Management (8) Capstone Project in Design Management (4) (for Dual Master students only) Admission requirements proficiency in the English language (refer to the admission section for further details) Bachelor degree (or equivalent) No distinction is made between academic or professional Bachelor degrees. Degrees with 180 European credits or 120 American semester credits are considered equivalent. Students who do not hold a business-related Bachelor degree or equivalent may be required to complete an inbound assessment test prior to starting the graduate program, and, depending on the results, earn an additional number of credits in leveling courses from the Pre-Master program in order to be fully prepared for our graduate programs. Students who do not hold a Bachelor degree or equivalent should apply for a Bachelor degree program, or for the Undergraduate Diploma top-up program. Refer to the undergraduate admissions catalog for further details. Students who have 15 or more years of relevant work experience may apply directly for the Pre-Master program and will be required to complete an inbound assessment test prior to starting the graduate program, and, depending on the results, earn an additional number of credits in specific undergraduate courses. e.g. Students who wish to earn a Master degree and who... [-]

Master Tourism Strategies

ESOAD
Online Full time Part time 2 years Open Enrollment Belgium Belgium Online + 1 more

The owner of the master is a professional management and tourism polycompétent, which can occur in the animation territories, the montagede tourist projects, the management of a proposed sale or the creation and / or marketing of tourism products. [+]

Masters in Belgium 2017. The owner of the master is a professional management and tourism polycompétent, which can occur in the animation territories, the montagede tourist projects, the management of a proposed sale or the creation and / or marketing of tourism products. It will be able to draw up development strategies in the business, in real situations. . Your Profile Honest, reliable and credible, control management and inter-communications. Acquire the following skills: Measure customer satisfaction and to propose possible remedial measures Characterize the main structures of tourism organizations and identifierles main factors of evolution of these structures Define the information and highlight its role as decision making Ensure the creation of tourism products or services Develop a product presentation file? Launch a product on the market Master the accounting and financial management aspects of a product Program Structure Tourist Management Strategies - Master I UC A4 / 5 - Companies, competition and Europe: UC B4 - European Living Language UC D41.1 - General knowledge of Tourist Business UC D41.2 - HR Management and Organizations UC D42 - Mission or Project Professional: Tourist Management Strategies - Master II UC B5 - European Living Language UC D51 - Management of Tourist Companies UC D52 - Environment and tourism development UCD 53 - Professional thesis Training A probationary period lasting 6 to 12 weeks is achievable, but nonobligatoire. Candidates not having the opportunity to do an internship can support their memory on theoretical work. In this case, memory is determined leprojet your... [-]

LL.M. in Law

University of Antwerp
Campus Full time 2 years September 2017 Belgium Antwerp

Taught in the heart of Europe, this programme is designed to prepare students for an international legal career through a unique combination of knowledge transfer, interdisciplinary research and practice in legal clinics, across the traditional boundaries of legal education in public and private law or global, European and domestic law. [+]

Our students participate in a pioneering problem-oriented programme that defies traditional boundaries within the legal discipline. As a student you’ll explore a law in context approach in course modules on multi-level governance, on sustainable development and human rights, on business and on private autonomy. You’ll have to think critically on the contemporary relevance of law to global societal challenges. This LL.M. in Law offers you the opportunity to meet with faculty members up close and become part of a community that acquires knowledge through intercultural dialogue. The programme aims to develop your research skills through skills training and through exchanges with our (first class) module-supporting research groups. You’ll be encouraged to write a thesis that can be published in an international journal. Our students enjoy the legal clinic that provides unique opportunities to work on projects together with practitioners. You will be able to make use of the opportunities that studying at the heart of Europe offers to link up with European and international organizations. The programme offers you to take one semester abroad at one of the excellent universities across the globe UAntwerp has a partnerships with. [-]

Executive Master of Enterprise IT Architecture

Antwerp Management School
Campus Part time 2 years September 2017 Belgium Antwerp

This master aims for the development of skills to innovate the enterprise. The participants acquire knowledge to master complexity and to be the architect of a successful organization. [+]

Masters in Belgium 2017. Executive Master of Enterprise IT Architecture Organizations increasingly recognize the need for a sturdy and flexible enterprise design and operation, in which information systems are increasingly playing a vital role, for the realization of agility and strategic success. Although there’s a multitude of models and framework at hand in the professional domain, enterprise still need to tackle the challenge of turning these ideas into practice. Because of a lack of simple solutions, many enterprises look for advanced expertise with a foundation in research. To meet this Demand Antwerp Management School and TU Delft - Delft TopTech have established an exceptional co-operation to offer a state-of-the-art Executive Master of Enterprise IT architecture. This international program proceeds where applied research of Antwerp Management School, TU Delft and it’s international research partners ends, aiming to offer sustainable, innovative and well founded concepts with proven practical applicability. Why follow this program at Antwerp Management School? Both small and large enterprises are facing these difficulties regarding the acquisition and retention of highly trained enterprise and IT architects, who have both the skills and capabilities in the domain of enterprise and IT system design, architecture and also in related domains like enterprise strategy, enterprise and IT governance, leadership and change management. This program’s goal is to educate next generation leaders in enterprise and IT architecture, based on innovative, sustainable and well founded concepts with practically proven applicability. Participants will have the possibility to visit both campuses and to learn from field executives... [-]