An MBA in The Heart of Europe

Vlerick Business School
Belgium, Russia
European MBA

We have specific expertise in Digital Transformation, Entrepreneurship & Innovation, Healthcare, Energy and Financial Services. Our 21,000 alumni are active in businesses in more than 100 countries. Apart from our close ties to KU Leuven and Ghent University – and our strategic alliances with Peking University and University of Stellenbosch Business School – we’re constantly building our network of corporate partners across the world.
Vlerick’s Full-time MBA gets you ready to take your place in the business world. The programme is based in Brussels – in the thriving hub of international trade, commerce and government. Combine this exceptional location with expert international faculty, hands-on business experience and a diverse student body – and you’ll discover why the Vlerick MBA experience will surpass all your wildest expectations.
The Full-time MBA of Vlerick is a general management programme, aimed at professionals with at least three years of work experience and with a strong international focus. It gives participants up-to-date theoretical insights in relation to practical experience, all within an intellectually stimulating environment that is shared with similarly experienced fellow participants. This includes a wide range of bootcamps, international and local electives, business labs, case studies and study trips. The programme also offers a set of professional career coaching sessions, mentorship programmes, company presentations and networking and recruitment events to help you craft a career strategy and get you ready for your dream job.

Programme Info

Type of Course: 
• One-year Full-time MBA


• Full-time MBA 1st Highest salary increase for MBAs in Europe;  15th European Business School ranking , Top 100 Financial Times

Starting Dates:
• One-year Full-time MBA: September 2017

Length of Course:
• Full Time: 12 months

Application Deadlines:
Non-European citizens – May 31, 2017 (for visa purposes)
European citizens – July 31, 2017

Student body

Ratio of applicants to places: 4:1

Number of nationalities: 20

Percentage of international students90%
• Europe 35% 
• South America 20%
• Asia 20% 
• North America 15% 
• Africa 5%
• Middle East 5%

Men/Women Ratio:  60:40

Age Range: 25 - 45

Average Age: 28

Length of Work Experience:
Average 6 years
Minimum 3 years


University degree
GMAT: Average 660
English Language Proficiency
Two references
Admissions Interview


Application fee:  EUR 50

Tuition fees
Full-time MBA: € 38,000

Estimate for accommodation/living costs, insurance: 900 - € 1,100 per month



Address: Bolwerklaan 21, 1210 Brussels. Belgium

Telephone: + 32 16 24 88 86

Fax: + 32 16 24 88 81

Dean: Prof Dr. Marion Debruyne

Executive MBA: Liesbeth De Baere (

FT MBA: Yolanda Habets (

International Marketing and Recruitment Manager: Yolanda Habets (

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