Flagship Programme in Economic Diplomacy and International Business, Certificate

Flagship Programme in Economic Diplomacy and International Business, Certificate

  • Application Deadline
  • 18 months
    Duration
University rank #182 (QS) ,
The Vrije Universiteit Brussel (VUB) postgraduate Flagship Programme in Economic Diplomacy and International Business is a highly specialised and comprehensive programme preparing for a career in diplomacy, especially economic diplomacy, and international business.

About

Graduates from this programme being active in diplomacy, will excel in defending their home country’s economic interests. Graduates being active in business, will professionally excel by fully mastering the trade and investment techniques and by their knowledge on how to maximize the potential of their home country’s economic diplomacy. Another advantage is that graduates can easily switch career from diplomacy to business or banking and the other way round.

Detailed Programme Facts

  • Programme intensity

    You can choose to do this programme part-time or full-time.

    Full-time
    • Full-time duration 18 months
    Part-time
  • Credits
    99 ECTS
  • Languages
    • English
  • Delivery mode
    On Campus

Programme Structure

Courses of high academic quality are enriched by hands-on input from practitioners. Participants will be offered an all-around training, giving them a sound understanding of the legal, fiscal, economic, monetary, banking and commercial aspects of economic diplomacy and international business.

Skills workshops will guarantee an optimal functioning at professional level. This Vrije Universiteit Brussel (VUB)'s Flagship Programme in Economic Diplomacy and International Business programme is not only relevant for anyone aspiring for a career in diplomacy and international business; it is also of particular interest to anyone who wants to be involved with the international economic, monetary, financial and banking policy making.

Audience

  • Bachelors or masters aspiring to a career in diplomacy and/or international business.
  • Lawyers, legal advisors, consultants, civil servants and politicians who want to acquire knowledge about economic diplomacy and international business.
  • Professionals who wish to broaden or reorient their career in the field of economic diplomacy and international business.
  • Diplomats and business people who wish to further professionalise their knowledge and skills.

English Language Requirements

This programme requires students to demonstrate proficiency in English.

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Academic Requirements

  • University degree (master’s or bachelor’s).

Tuition Fee

  • International Applies to you

    9500 EUR/full
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 9500 EUR for the full programme and a duration of 18 months.
  • EU/EEA Applies to you

    9500 EUR/full
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 9500 EUR for the full programme and a duration of 18 months.
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Living costs for Brussels

  • 885 - 1310 EUR/month
    Living Costs

The living costs include the total expenses per month, covering accommodation, public transportation, utilities (electricity, internet), books and groceries.

Funding

The Vrije Universiteit Brussel participates in many scholarship programmes offering grants to all levels of study (from Bachelor – Academic Staff), in various regions, both for short and longer stays.

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