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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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Advanced Master in Innovation & Entrepreneurship (AMIE)

MIP Politecnico di Milano School of Management
Campus Full time 12 months September 2017 Belgium Brussels

The Advanced Master in Innovation & Entrepreneurship is aimed at young graduates who want to think and act as entrepreneurs and become innovative leaders. In fact, the emergence of new technologies and the broadening of global markets create continuous opportunities for new business development and challenge the established market positions. [+]

Masters in Belgium 2017. In Partnership with Solvay Brussels Business School, Belgium Start date: September 
Duration: 12 months (6 months at MIP, 6 months at Solvay) 
Format: Full Time Course fee: € 15,000 Teaching language: English 
Location: Milan, Italy and Brussels, Belgium Required qualification: 4 or 5 year Bachelor's degree (minimum 180 ECTS) The Advanced Master in Innovation & Entrepreneurship is aimed at young graduates who want to think and act as entrepreneurs and become innovative leaders. In fact, the emergence of new technologies and the broadening of global markets create continuous opportunities for new business development and challenge the established market positions. Course Objectives These are only some of the competencies which the Master aims at developing in candidates: Learn how to develop a new business idea from the concept design to the execution. Learn to introduce and manage innovations in a cost-effective and sustainable way. Identify new market and social opportunities for new and existing businesses. Build your own personal network with managers, investors, designers, entrepreneurs, incubators, and consultants from different industries and countries. Build managerial and organizational skills, and your capability to work in team. Programme Structure The course is entirely taught in English and has a duration of 12 months starting in September, 6 months held at MIP, Milan and 6 months held at Solvay, Brussels. The programme comprises three experiential modules: The ‘New Venture Lab’ where they will have to act as an entrepreneur to create a business model of start-up from scratch. The ‘Innovation-In-Action... [-]

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 – More than 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... [-]

Master of Psychology: Theory and Research

KU Leuven - University of Leuven
Campus Full time September 2017 Belgium Leuven

The program of the Research master "Master of Psychology: Theory and Research" aims to guide students to become independent researchers in psychological science through the realization of two objectives: (a) a thorough training in statistics and research [+]

Masters in Belgium 2017. The program of the new Research master “Master of Psychology: Theory and Research” aims to guide students to become independent researchers in psychological science through the realization of two objectives: a thorough training in statistics and research methodology; the in-depth study of the basic disciplines of psychology, supplemented with a specialization in perception, cognition and language, emotion, cross-cultural psychology,neuroscience, learning psychology, or in quantitative psychology. In addition to individual and group-based coursework, students become immersed in ongoing multidisciplinary research at the faculty. Topics for master's theses and internships range from fundamental to very applied in nature, and allow the student to sculpt the programme according to his own personal research interests. General objectives 1) Students will acquire advanced knowledge of the basic domains of psychological research. They will understand how research results are established, from the conception of research questions to the dissemination of results. 2) Students will become proficient to gather relevant information from the research literature, critically evaluate information, and actively use this information to generate novel research and theory. They will learn how to deal with questions about psychological functioning in an independent and scientific way. This will involve analyzing concrete problems, asking critical questions, designing and implementing appropriate methodologies and interventions, and developing well-reasoned arguments about their social views. 3) Students will be prepared to independently develop their skills in psychology as a science and as an evidence-based practice. General learning outcomes 1) Students can gain insight in theory and research in... [-]

Master in Management - Specialization in Financial Analysis & Audit

HEC Management School - University of Liège
Campus Full time 2 years September 2017 Belgium Liege

This program trains future executive managers and corporate executives of businesses and organizations specializing in all business areas related to both internal and external control processes. [+]

Objectives This program trains future executive managers and corporate executives of businesses and organizations specializing in all business areas related to both internal and external control processes. Target groups The program is intended for students wishing to pursue a career in Finance (auditor, certified public accountant, etc.). Financial Analysis and Auditing is partially taught in English. Skills gained on completion of the specialization In technical matters: Mastery of accounting, financial, auditing and legal procedures necessary for a good understanding of the risks that organizations face on a daily basis; The capacity to gauge these risks as to the strategic, economic, legal and ethical context of an organization’s environment; The integration (or due consideration) of the strategic, ethical, legal and economic context of organizations, so as to develop systems for internal and external control, to manage the identified risks and to control them; In behavioral matters: To be able to develop an overall and cross-functional vision of the running of an organization, while combining their experience in the field with a more conceptual approach. Diploma and specific outcomes At the end of this specialization, students obtain the degree of “Master in Management, with a specialization in Financial Analysis and Audit”. Career opportunities in corporate finance as Finance director of a commercial or industrial company; Credit analyst or credit manager with a commercial bank; Consultant/ analyst in acquisitions and mergers; Financial analyst: assistant financial manager in a large company; treasurer in a commercial or industrial company, or in a nonprofit organization; Financial... [-]

Executive Master in Personal Financial Planning

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

In this part-time Executive Master in Personal Financial Planning you will learn to master juridical, fiscal, social and economical aspects relevant for an optimal structuring of capital. Financial independence can only be guaranteed when all domains are tuned to one another. [+]

Masters in Belgium 2017. Executive Master in Personal Financial Planning Personal financial planning is gaining importance on the daily. Wealthy individuals are looking for experts to guide them in structuring their capital both on short-term and long-term more than ever. Financial planning is the preferred method to make statements on building, sustaining and assuring the financial independence of people. In this part-time Executive Master in Personal Financial Planning you will learn to master juridical, fiscal, social and economical aspects relevant for an optimal structuring of capital. Financial independence can only be guaranteed when all domains are tuned to one another. The program is built in a way that you can flexibly follow the whole master course. Your choice: apply for the 2-eyar program or take the modular route. For more information on the modules: see their respective pages: Finance Planner Estate Planner Pension Planner Tax Planner Why follow this program at Antwerp Management School? This is the only accredited Master degree in financial planning in Belgium At the end of the program you are capable to execute the whole trail of structuring income and capital for your client. The modular approach and flexible application allow you to apply immediately and take your available study time in account. Increased possibilities to become one of the coveted FSMA accreditations (FMSA-accredited under the number 500009 A + B in the context of statutory education) This course is acknowledged by the National Chamber of Notaries, IAB, IBR and BIBF (continuous education) Top experts in... [-]

LLM Master in International and European Law

Institute for European Studies (IES), Vrije Universiteit Brussel
Campus Full time 1 year September 2017 Belgium Brussels

The LLM in International and European law is a one-year 60 ECTS Advanced Master's degree. It is a demanding day course which is composed of compulsory courses and two specialisation options: Public Law or Business Law. Students also have to carry out legal research as part of their thesis (worth 18 ECTS credits). [+]

The LLM in International and European law at the Institute for European Studies (IES) of the Vrije Universiteit Brussel
(VUB) has been an internationally renowned programme
for over 40 years. Created in 1971 as the Programme on international and Legal Cooperation (PILC), it is one of the most established LLMs of its kind.

The programme offers each year a selection of 40 international post graduate students a demanding and versatile curriculum that opens fascinating career paths in European and international legal affairs. The programme has for 40 years been successful in combining academic rigour with the latest practical insights and cultural diversity. International audits and the leading positions of its graduates in various international organisations attest to the programme's excellence.... [-]


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 Business Studies - e-Business

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

This Master in Business Studies - Specialization in e-Business program is taught in English. students are given the option to join seminar courses also at several campus locations. [+]

SPECIALIZATION COURSES IN E-BUSINESS Level 500 GSCEB501 e-Business Markets and Virtual Communities (2) GSCEB502 e-Business and Digital Economy (2) GSCEB503 e-Commerce (2) GSCEB504 e-Business Analysis, Design and Applications (2) Comprehensive Cases in e-Business (2) Research Project in e-Business (2) Level 600 Thesis in e-Business (8) Capstone Project in e-Business (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 are required to complete the full... [-]

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... [-]

Advanced Master in Quantitative Finance

Solvay Brussels School of Economics and Management, Université Libre de Bruxelles
Campus Full time 1 - 1 year September 2017 Belgium Brussels

A highly challenging one-year programme designed to prepare you for a successful career as a financial professional. [+]

This Advanced Master in Quantitative Finance offers its prospective students an advanced education. Its curriculum consists of a combination of finance, statistics, econometrics, programming and mathematics. This master offers full coverage of financial disciplines such as asset and derivative pricing numerical methods and programming skills. It is oriented to an audience with a quantitative background either by recent education orby professional experience. Join the online information sessions on Solvay Advanced Masters next March 21-22-23, 2017! Register at http://coms.solvay.edu/am-online-infosession

10 PARADIGMS

September 2008 was a turning point in the financial sector, driving it towards new horizons. A shift of paradigm and the emergence of new markets is leading to a radical change in the rules of the game. Complexity is reaching unprecedented levels. And competitiveness is increasing. In this context, financial decision making needs quantitative innovation. Classical modelling techniques are not top performers any longer. New quantitative techniques are needed. Models based on statistics and financial reality. Cutting edge models and methodologies. And last, the financial sector needs ... [-]

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... [-]

LL.M. in Law

University of Antwerp
Campus Full time 2 years September 2017 Belgium Antwerp Brussels + 1 more

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. [-]

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 – Ingénieur Commercial

ICHEC Brussels Management School
Campus Full time 2 years September 2017 Belgium Brussels

This master's degree is the logical extension of the bachelor degree in Business engineering. Two specific specialization majors have been implemented for future business engineers.. [+]

This program is taught entirely in French.

Master in Business EngineeringThis master's degree is the logical extension of the bachelor degree in Business engineering. Two specific specialization majors have been implemented for future business engineers. Moreover, students round off this training by choosing one minor.In addition to the common 'core' programme, students are presented with two major options:

Technology management Fiscal engineering

The range of minors offered by ICHEC enables students to choose a curriculum that best fits in with their projects and needs. The minors deal with one of the specialized areas of business management through a cross-disciplinary approach. Final-year projects (internship and Master thesis) will be followed through in several seminars and will be dealt with as in-company project management assignments.A student graduating from this programme will qualify as «Master in Business Engineering».Beware that the programme is only available in French.... [-]


Master Architect Online Application Software Developer (Etna)

IONISx
Online Part time 26 months 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 26 months revenue per year: October and March RATE Rate: 5000 HV / level RNCP TITLE 9874 Software Architect-Developer (honest) Application... [-]