1 BRUSSEL t Bachelor of Sciece i Busiess Admiistratio Faculty of Ecoomics ad Busiess Campus Brussels KU Leuve. Ispirig the outstadig.
2 Friday 20 February 2015 Wedesday 18 March 2015 Saturday 25 April 2015 Saturday 27 Jue 2015 Saturday 5 September 2015 OPEN DAYS SKYPE We have Skype office hours through the Fall ad Sprig with our studet admiistratio team to help you with geeral questios o the applicatio process. Visit our homepage for more details: 8 feb.kuleuve.be/eg/brussels
3 KU Leuve Discover yourself. Start with the world. Are you iterested i a career as a maager? Perhaps you are plaig o takig over the family busiess or leadig a team of employees i a govermet orgaisatio, SME or o-profit orgaisatio? Perhaps you wat to build your ow compay? If so, the Bachelor of Busiess Admiistratio (BBA) programme is worth your cosideratio. The BBA programme is a uique, Eglish-laguage bachelor s programme at our campus i Brussels. It has a strog iteratioal focus ad combies a academic approach with i-demad practical skills sought by employers worldwide. I short, it is ot busiess as usual. We work hard to cultivate a studet-focused educatioal culture. Our excellet studet advisig service ad umerous busiess-orieted activities (from busiess semiars to compay projects) support your professioal developmet. The BBA programme is hosted at our campus i the heart of Brussels home to a vast umber of iteratioal compaies, orgaisatios ad istitutios ad a multi - cultural, multiligual meltig pot full of surprisig cotrasts. Our programme will broade both your kowledge of busiess ad your persoal, academic ad professioal horizos. It is a steppig stoe to a successful iteratioal career. I look forward to welcomig you persoally o our campus. Tom Va Puyebroeck Campus Dea
5 Study Ecoomics ad Busiess at KU Leuve, Campus Brussels 5 Bachelor of Sciece i Busiess Admiistratio 9 Profile 10 BBA i a utshell 10 Bachelor s programme 12 Learig tracks 12 Study programme 14 Example schedule 17 Not Busiess as Usual 18 Mathematics 19 EFMD Equis Accreditatio 20 Master s programmes 21 After graduatio 22 Study abroad 23 3 Practical iformatio 25 Meet us 26 Your applicatio 26 Start of the academic year 28 Services & facilities 29 Brussels: the place to be! 30 Lear more 33
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8 The Faculty of Ecoomics ad Busiess has a clear motto at the campus i Brussels: Not busiess as usual. This ecapsulates our uique educatioal profile well. We stimulate etrepreeurship i a programme with a clear busiess-orieted focus. Choosig the BBA is choosig a programme with a strog reputatio i the corporate world. All academic programmes at this campus are KU Leuve programmes. Graduates receive a Bachelor of Sciece i Busiess Admiistratio degree from KU Leuve. 6 Discover KU Leuve Situated i Belgium, i the heart of Wester Europe, KU Leuve has bee a cetre of learig for early six ceturies. Today, it is Belgium's largest ad highest-raked uiversity ad, fouded i 1425, oe of the oldest ad most reowed uiversities i Europe. As a leadig Europea research uiversity ad co-fouder of the League of Europea Research Uiversities (LERU), KU Leuve offers a wide variety of iteratioal master s programmes, all supported by high-quality, iovative, iterdiscipliary research. I chose the BBA programme because I wated to study ecoomics i Eglish ad I was able to do this i Brussels. Furthermore I was really impressed with how the BBA programme liks theory ad practice, especially through the busiess projects. Isabell Atar (Germay)
9 STUDY ECONOMICS AND BUSINESS AT KU LEUVEN, CAMPUS BRUSSELS Study Ecoomics ad Busiess at KU Leuve, Campus Brussels 1 Truly iteratioal 4 Laguage skills Our BBA will challege you to meet ad work closely with studets from other cultures ad atioalities. The diversity of our programme is impressive: approximately 60 atioalities are represeted i the BBA programme. 2 Busiess orieted We ivite iteratioal maagers ad govermet officials to share their experieces with studets at guest lectures held through out the year. You will acquire valuable maagerial skills through busiess projects i each of the three years of the curriculum. Emphasis is placed o decisio-makig, teamwork, dealig with other cultures, time maagemet ad effective commuicatio. 3 Iterdiscipliary Our BBA s iterdiscipliary approach prepares you to address ad solve busiess problems by drawig o isights ad experieces from multiple disciplies ad perspectives ofte as a member of a team. I this way, the BBA simulates the real world of busiess ad leverages iput from a multitude of cultural backgrouds ad worldviews. You will graduate with a excellet commad of a world laguage as all the courses are taught i Eglish. Itesive laguage courses i Dutch, Frech, Spaish ad Germa are also offered for studets wishig to improve their commad of a foreig laguage. I your secod ad third bachelor it is eve possible to follow courses i Frech i a exchage program with a Frech speakig uiversity i Brussels. 5 I the heart of Europe Lear busiess where busiess is doe! Brussels is the ecoomic heart of Europe. As a busiess hub, Brussels has a cetral positio i Europe ad it hosts the EU ad the NATO, as well as diverse rage of iteratioal trade ad fiace orgaisatios. Brussels is where hudreds of multiatioal corporatios have their head offices ad where may importat political ad ecoomic decisios are made. Your campus is i the middle of this decisio-makig cetre: a head start for lauchig your career. 6 Cetrally located The campus is located i the heart of Brussels, oly a five-miute walk from Brussels Cetral trai statio, with several metro (udergroud) coectios i the immediate viciity. 7
11 Bachelor of Sciece i Busiess Admiistratio (BBA) Profile 10 BBA i a utshell 10 Bachelor s programme 12 Learig tracks 12 Study programme 14 Example schedule 17 Not Busiess as Usual 18 Mathematics 19 EFMD Equis Accreditatio 20 9
12 Profile The ideal prospective studet for the Bachelor of Sciece i Busiess Admiistratio programme: has a fasciatio for the world of busiess; is eager to pursue a iteratioal career; sees learig ad workig i a multicultural team as a persoal asset; wats to eter the labour market with both practical experiece ad a academic Bachelor s degree; wats to study i the vibrat iteratioal ad multicultural city of Brussels, the capital of Belgium ad beatig heart of Europe. BBA i a utshell 10 Today, compaies must fid their way i a icreasigly complex ecoomy. Globalisatio has exteded markets far beyod atioal borders ad techology keeps global commerce movig 24 hours a day. Some products ad services are become icreasigly complex, while others are becomig obsolete. Cosumers demad prompt ad customised service at the best price. Busiesses require complex etworks of distributio. These are just some examples of the issues you will address as a BBA studet. The BBA programme is taught i Eglish ad has a strog iteratioal focus. It is both hads-o ad academic. It follows a practice-as-orietatio ad sciece-as-foudatio approach. It also equips you with the academic skills you eed to complete assigmets ad research ad write your bachelor's (i the BBA) ad master's (i the MBA) thesis. You will develop both your aalytical skills ad your academic ad professioal commuicatio skills. You will lear to thik critically ad to preset your fidigs i a cocrete ad cocise maer. I have excellet memories from my BBA experiece. Not that the programme was easy, but because it challeged me to grow. The programme was desiged to beefit studets. It takes full advatage of the team approach ad still equips the idividual with the ability to make educated busiess decisios. Nkora Nkoraigwa (Tazaia)
13 BACHELOR OF SCIENCE IN BUSINESS ADMINISTRATION Etrepreeurial learig: maagemet projects Busiess orietatio is the leitmotiv i the programme, but it is particularly ad explicitly oticeable i the busiess projects. There is, i which you develop specific skills that are importat to busiess professioals: etrepreeurship, iterdiscipliary thikig, maagemet skills (e.g. teamwork, meetig skills, egotiatig, ad professioal reportig), laguages ad, of course, busiess cotets ad academic skills. The maagemet projects are ideal opportuities to start workig o your career while completig your studies. Maagemet Project I: Social profit project 11 As a first-year studet, you immediately discover ad develop your etrepreeurial skills, project maagemet ad iterview skills, team spirit ad laguage skills. I the social profit project, you are part of a team that carries out a project to support a good cause. A coach keeps you o the right track with the help of workshops ad feedback sessios. Maagemet Project II: Busiess Project: Compay Screeig & Maagemet Game You team up with other studets to work o a itegrated busiess project i the secod year of the programme. You select a key eterprise, audit it fiacially, aalyse the idustry it operates i, ad study its iteral orgaisatio. Obviously, this also meas that you have to explore various aspects of the compay o-site. To roud off, you write a academic paper ad give a presetatio o the project. You also play the maagemet game which simulates a busiess cotext, with you squarely i the driver s seat. Your team maages a compay ad competes with two or three eterprises i the same sector. Every team member is assiged a positio i the executive committee ad takes resposibility for a departmet. You make all importat decisios as a team sellig price, marketig budget, staff, productio, fiacig takig ecoomic forecasts ito accout i the face of uexpected evets. Bachelor thesis For studets erolled i the third year of the programme, you complete a ed work i the form of a bachelor thesis.
14 Bachelor s programme Learig Tracks The BBA is orgaised i learig tracks: Strategy & Busiess Scieces, Ecoomics & Iteratioal Busiess, Research & Methods ad Huma Behaviour, Law & Society. These four tracks cotiue throughout the three bachelor years gradually becomig more specialised. Alog these tracks you lear the basics of busiess sciece, ecoomics ad iteratioal busiess. You are coached i developig competeces you eed i real-life busiess eviromets. You acquire isight ito the priciples of strategy, maagemet ad etrepreeurship. Strategy & Busiess Scieces Come up with a ew product? Start up your ow compay? Where do you start? You develop kowledge ad skills o etrepreeurship, marketig maagemet ad huma resources maagemet. Ecoomics & Iteratioal Busiess 12 Globalisatio forces maagers ad policy makers to make the right decisios quickly owadays i additio to which they have to formulate a aswer to may challeges ad opportuities. Makig the right decisios depeds o a thorough kowledge of how the ecoomy works. Therefore it is very importat that you uderstad these ecoomic systems. You will focus o the Europea ad global cotext where compaies are active. That s why you also eed to develop your laguage ad commuicatio skills Research & Methods I this learig track it is ot the kowledge that is at the cetre, it is the method to get to the kowledge: how do you fid reliable aswers to the questios of a compay? You lear to use the correct research methods ad iterpret the results with a critical mid. Huma Behaviour, Law & Society Compaies ad orgaisatios are part of a bigger world. You will lear how the ecoomy is embedded ito the society as a whole. You will also lear that people are the most importat asset of a compay.
15 BACHELOR OF SCIENCE IN BUSINESS ADMINISTRATION 13 The Busiess Admiistratio programme cosists of a of 180 ECTS ad a of 60 ECTS. For the bachelor s programme we have worked out a model study programme of 60 ECTS per year (see the followig pages). After three years, you obtai a Bachelor of Sciece i Busiess Admiistratio degree. You ca the choose to cotiue your studies i the master s programme, culmiatig i a Master of Sciece i Busiess Admiistratio degree after a fourth year of 60 ECTS.
16 Study programme The bachelor s programme cosists of 180 ECTS (60 ECTS per year). 1st year GENERAL COURSES Credits Semester 14 STRATEGY & BUSINESS SCIENCES Fiacial Accoutig 6 1 ad 2 Bakig & Fiace 6 2 Maagemet 6 1 RESEARCH & METHODS Research Methods I 3 1 Magemet Project I 6 1 ad 2 Statistics for Busiess Ecoomists I 3 2 Mathematics for Busiess Ecoomists I 6 1 ad 2 ECONOMICS & INTERNATIONAL BUSINESS Maagerial Ecoomics 6 1 ad 2 Eglish I 3 1 Dutch I / Frech I / Germa I / Spaish I (choice of oe) 3 2 HUMAN BEHAVIOUR, LAW & SOCIETY Philosophy 3 2 Psychology 3 1 Itroductio to Law 6 2 TOTAL CREDITS 60 For detailed course descriptios, go to 8
17 BACHELOR OF SCIENCE IN BUSINESS ADMINISTRATION Professors provide hads-o experiece by holdig workshops ad ope forums where we put theory ito practice by solvig day-to-day problems. Learig path coaches orgaise extra tutorials alogside professors lectures give us a chace to practice the theory. The extra guidace ad exercises give you a broader perspective o what has bee taught i the lectures. The support is great. Aa Picard (USA) 2d year GENERAL COURSES Credits Semester STRATEGY & BUSINESS SCIENCES Fiacial Reportig & Aalysis 3 1 Strategic Maagemet 3 1 Persoel & Orgaizatio 6 1 Marketig RESEARCH & METHODS Research Methods for Busiess Ecoomists II 3 1 Maagemet Project II Compay Screeig ad Maagemet Game 6 1 ad 2 Statistics for Busiess Ecoomists II 3 2 Mathematics for Busiess Ecoomists II 3 1 ECONOMICS & INTERNATIONAL BUSINESS Macro-ecoomics ad Ecoomic Policy 6 2 Ecoomic History 3 2 Eglish II 3 1 Dutch II /Frech II / Germa II / Spaish II (choice of oe) 6 2 Dutch I /Frech I / Germa I / Spaish I (choice of oe) 3 2 HUMAN BEHAVIOUR, LAW & SOCIETY Ecoomic Sociology 3 2 Corporate Law ad Accoutig 3 1 TOTAL CREDITS 60
18 3rd year GENERAL COURSES Credits Semester 16 STRATEGY & BUSINESS SCIENCES Maagemet Accoutig 3 1 Corporate Fiace 6 1 Etrepreeurship & Busiess Plaig 3 1 Operatioal Maagemet 3 1 ICT Maagemet 6 2 Europea Istitutios & Multiatioal Corporatios 6 1 Techology Maagemet 6 1 ad 2 RESEARCH & METHODS Research Methods III 6 2 Bachelor Thesis 9 2 ECONOMICS & INTERNATIONAL BUSINESS Iteratioal Ecoomics 3 2 Dutch II /Frech II / Germa II / Spaish II (choice of oe) 6 1 ad 2 HUMAN BEHAVIOUR, LAW & SOCIETY Ecoomics ad Ethics 3 2 TOTAL CREDITS 60
19 BACHELOR OF SCIENCE IN BUSINESS ADMINISTRATION Example schedule This sample schedule gives you a idea of how your school week might look. Keep your total credit load i mid: oe ECTS represets 25 to 30 study hours. This icludes time spet i class, as well as time spet reviewig otes, readig for class ad preparig for exams. 8 u. 9 u. 10 u. 11 u. 12 u. 13 u. 14 u. 15 u. 16 u. 17 u. Moday Geeral maagemet Mathematics for Busiess Ecoomists I Tuesday Eglish I Maagemet Project I: Social Profit Project Slow Track Mathematics for Busiess Ecoomists I Wedesday Maagemet Research Methods I Maagerial Ecoomics Thursday Friday Psychology Fiacial Accoutig We do our best to schedule courses i such a way that everythig fits together icely. Most studets have at least oe day ope i their schedule.
20 Not Busiess as Usual 18 Durig your time i the Busiess Admiistratio programme, we regularly provide you with opportuities to iterface with the busiess world. Alogside the busiess projects, we orgaise lectures, traiig sessios, compay visits ad other evets. Some studets choose to complete a compay project as part of their master s thesis. Competeces day Competeces Day is a coferece day o maagemet techiques featurig guest speakers from the busiess world. Compay specialists teach you the priciples of three useful basic competeces: assertive egotiatio, time ad self maagemet ad creative problem solvig. Kowledge of these competeces is a added value for your CV. Competeces Day icludes both theoretical tools ad case studies. You will lear efficiet meetig techiques, tips to keep a balaced schedule ad strategies to thik out-of-the-box, all of which are useful i ay job or compay. You will have the chace to apply the isights gaied at the evet i various professor-supervised projects throughout the year. Busiess Semiars We also orgaise regular busiess semiars to keep you abreast of the latest developmets i the world of busiess. The semiars, held several times a year, are give by promiet busiess leaders. Guest lecturers from past years iclude Jos Delbeke (Director-Geeral for Climate Actio, Europea Commissio), Norm Johsto (Global Digital Leader, Midshare Worldwide) ad Sophie Dutordoir (CEO, Eergy Beelux & Germay, Electrabel/GDF Suez).
21 BACHELOR OF SCIENCE IN BUSINESS ADMINISTRATION Mathematics: a importat elemet of the BBA Today s busiess ecoomists ofte use mathematical models to describe reality i a logical way. The laguage of mathematics provides powerful tools to describe ad explore such models. By learig this laguage you develop skills i recogisig structure, systematic problem-solvig, ad checkig the plausibility of a obtaied result. You will also refie your kowledge of mathematics i courses like statistics, ecoomics, fiacial algebra, ad ecoometrics. We offer a rage of tools to help you develop your mathematical skills. Brushig up course ad assessmet test We orgaise a brushig up course i the ru-up to the begiig of the academic year. The oe-week course reviews a umber of importat topics ad cocludes with a assessmet test. After this test you receive persoal feedback ad advice o which mathematics track to take. Iformatio o the brushig up course ca be foud o our website icludig dates for the course ad registratio. For studets from a coutry iside the Coucil of Europe (see: the assessmet test is obligatory, however, the brushig up course is recommeded preparatio. For studets from a coutry outside the Coucil of Europe, it is obligatory to take a SAT Reasoig Math test (or ACT Math test) prior to erollmet. If your SAT result is at least 550 (or your ACT result is at least 23), you are eligible to start the stadard track. The assessmet is optioal but recommeded. If your SAT result is betwee 500 ad 550 (or your ACT result is betwee 21 ad 23), you are eligible to start the BBA programme o the coditio that you atted the brushig up course ad complete the assessmet. 19 Mathematics: stadard or slow track Differet tracks give you the opportuity to study at your ow pace. The cosists of two hours of mathematics per week, plus a optioal two-hour tutorial every secod week where supplemetary exercises will be covered. The offers you the possibility of supplemetig your schedule with extra classes i mathematics. This eables you to be well prepared for the exams. The stadard ad slow tracks cover the same study materials ad studets i both groups will take the same exam. Please cosult our website for a detailed descriptio of the mathematics topics you are expected to have covered i secodary school. O our website, we provide a olie test you ca take to see if your level of mathematics is sufficiet. 8 feb.kuleuve.be/eg/brussels/math
22 20 EFMD Equis Accreditatio The Faculty of Ecoomics ad Busiess has established its place amogst the top busiess schools i the world by acquirig Europea Quality Improvemet System (EQUIS) accreditatio for its four campuses. The EQUIS accreditatio is awarded by the EFMD, recogized globally as a accreditatio body of quality i maagemet educatio with established accreditatio services for busiess schools ad busiess school programmes, corporate uiversities ad techology-ehaced learig programmes. Obtaiig the EQUIS accreditatio is achieved with a balace betwee academic rigour ad professioal relevace which is provided by our close iteractio with the corporate world. EQUIS attaches particular importace to the creatio of a effective learig eviromet that favours the developmet of studets maagerial ad etrepreeurial skills, ad fosters their sese of global resposibility. It also looks for iovatio i all respects, icludig programme desig ad pedagogy. Our iovatio comes from deep faculty ivolvemet i their respective disciplies. Faculty members ad members of the admiistratio are active i iteratioal cofereces ad thus discuss programmes i their respective fields with colleagues from aroud the world. I additio, a umber of faculty members teach short-term courses iteratioally or have joit appoitmets with iteratioal uiversities.
23 Master s programmes May BBA graduates choose to cotiue their studies i oe of our two graduate programmes. Buildig o the foudatio laid i the BBA, our graduate programmes hoe your academic ad professioal skills ad prepare you for a rewardig career i maagemet. Master of Sciece i Busiess Admiistratio (60 ECTS) The Master of Sciece i Busiess Admiistratio (MBA) programme is a oe-year programme with a strog iteratioal focus desiged to provide you with the academic kowledge ad hads-o experiece eeded to be successful i the world of busiess. Withi the MBA programme, you choose oe of three majors, which correspod with the three orietatio optios offered i the BBA programme. Iteratioal Busiess Maagemet The Iteratioal Busiess Maagemet (IBM) major is a comprehesive programme that provides you with a overview of the may differet aspects of maagemet of orgaisatios ad compaies. Are you plaig o lauchig a iteratioal busiess career? Are you eager to work for a compay or a orgaisatio that operates o a iteratioal scale? The the IBM major may be for you. the right iformatio shared i the right place with the right people. You will be traied to have a eye for the overall picture ad for detail. Iteratioal Relatios The Iteratioal Relatios (IR) major is embedded i the cotext of global ecoomics ad iteratioal busiess life. It covers iteratioal maagemet ad marketig techiques as well as iteratioal socio-ecoomic aalysis ad moetary ecoomics. As a studet i the IR major, you will particularly develop isight ito the role of govermets i iteratioal relatios ad busiess. 8 Master of Sciece i Busiess Ecoomics (60 ECTS) The Master of Sciece i Busiess Ecoomics programme emphasises the acquisitio of fudametal kowledge ad skills i a area of specialisatio related to the corporate world. You will develop deeper isight ito a broad rage of fields ad fie-tue your persoal graduatio profile. Upo completig the programme, you will be able to apply scietific frameworks idepedetly ad critically, allowig you to evolve cotiuously i a dyamic society. 21 Busiess Iformatio Maagemet Do you have a strog iterest i the geeral operatio of idustrial processes ad the related iformatio techology they require? Busiess iformatio maagers lead IT projects ad supervise ew IT systems. I the world of ICT, three thigs matter most: This programme is orgaised at our campus i Leuve. You are required to complete a preparatory programme i Leuve before beig admitted to the programme. 8
24 After Graduatio Although may BBA graduates go o to graduate-level studies, your BBA degree certaily has value i its ow right i today s job market. We are well-equipped to support you i this respect. Studets ad alumi ca cosult relevat job vacacies ad iterships with the help of a olie applicatio. You will also have to opportuity to meet potetial employers at job fairs orgaised throughout the year ad durig campus recruitmet activities. Ope employmet horizo As a BBA graduate, you marshal a wide rage of kowledge ad that ca be successfully applied i a wide rage of vacacies ad sectors. Depedig o your persoal iterests ad career goals, positios i purchasig, sales, marketig, productio cotrol, plaig ad budgetig, fiacial maagemet ad ICT are all ope to you. Other graduates fid employmet i baks ad isurace compaies, joi the civil service or oe of the Europea istitutios, or start their ow compay. 22 The iteratioal atmosphere was a remarkable asset. My classmates came from all over the world. I class, we solved problems ad applied theory to practice with the help of professors from various fields of expertise. It really helped me take a step forward i my professioal career. Just a few moths after graduatig, I joied oe of the world s leadig IT compaies ASUS as a marketig maager. Jai Sigh (Filad) Marketig Maager at ASUS The MBA helped me to better maage our family busiess, the Caramel Cofectioery. I leart how importat it is to combie a log-term strategy with a well-balaced commuicatio pla for our customers. Hoesty ad straightforwardess are crucial i this respect. Özes ç Çirakli (Cyprus) Ower of the Caramel Cofectioery
25 Study abroad Studyig abroad opes your eyes to ew people, laguages, cultures ad ways of doig busiess. That s why we ecourage our studets to do a portio of their studies abroad. Icreasigly, employers value youg professioals who are at home with doig busiess i a multicultural, multiligual workplace. We have fully recogised exchage agreemets with 90 uiversities worldwide, icludig uiversities i Norway, Italy, Frace, Polad, Turkey ad Great Britai. For studets lookig to go further afield, we also offer opportuities i Brazil, Mexico, South Africa ad South Korea. I would defiitely recommed the Erasmus exchage programme to all BBA studets. A iteratioal experiece is always a asset to your résumé. Ay chace to meet ew people ad broade your etwork is a plus! Vrei Bea (Belgium) 23
27 Practical iformatio Meet us 26 Your applicatio 26 Start of the academic year 28 Services & facilities 29 Brussels: the place to be! 30 25
28 Meet us We uderstad that decidig where ad what to study is a importat persoal ad professioal decisio that requires both iformatio ad thought. We orgaise various evets to itroduce you to our programme from differet perspectives ad aswer your questios or cocers. Prospective Studet Week Iterested i fidig out exactly what it s like to be a BBA studet? Sit i o a actual lecture for a day, tour the campus ad meet our teachig staff ad studets durig oe of our Prospective Studet Weeks. Moday, 27 October through Thursday, 31 October 2014 (Fall Break) Moday, 10 February through Friday, 16 February 2015 (Sprig Break) Ope days 26 Friday 20 February 2015 Wedesday 18 March 2015 Saturday 25 April 2015 Saturday 27 Jue 2015 Saturday 5 September 2015 For more iformatio about the ope days or other iteratioal fairs we atted, please check 8 feb.kuleuve.be/eg/brussels
29 PRACTICAL INFORMATION Your applicatio We welcome your applicatio if you have obtaied a secodary school diploma deemed appropriate for etry ito higher educatio i your home coutry (oly relevat for studets with a o-belgia diploma) ad ca provide evidece of your proficiecy i Eglish ad mathematics. Applicatio procedure If you obtaied a degree that is awarded by a istitute of the Flemish Commuity i Belgium, you ca register through. If you prefer to register, please visit the Studet Admiistrative Services Cetre at Campus Brussels. 27 If you obtaied a degree of secodary educatio awarded by a istitute of the Frech or Germa Commuity i Belgium, or a iteratioal degree, please make sure you have the followig documets (core ad additioal documets) to start your olie applicatio: a siged applicatio form a certified copy ad traslatio of your diploma of secodary educatio proof of access to higher educatio i your home coutry a certified copy ad traslatio of ay diploma ad trascript of academic records (listig courses, credits ad marks) evidece of proficiecy i mathematics (oly for studets from a coutry outside the Coucil of Europe) a copy of your atioal idetity card (for Belgia studets) or a copy of your iteratioal passport icludig if you already have it a copy of a valid visa ad/or valid residece permit (for o-belgia studets) evidece of proficiecy i the Eglish laguage a motivatio letter, icludig study objectives 2 recet passport-size photographs Please cosult the website for the most recet iformatio. 8
30 Questios about the applicatio process? 28 Our admissios team holds regular office hours over Skype to aswer all your geeral questios about the applicatio process. Please check the website for available dates ad times. 8 feb.kuleuve.be/eg/brussels Tuitio fee The aual tuitio fee is 890 EUR for Europea atioals. The fees for o-eea studets have ot yet bee cofirmed, please check our website as of December 1st The tuitio fee is subject to idexatio ad oly covers scheduled learig activities ad exams. It does ot iclude costs related to study materials, travel ad livig expeses, persoal isurace, etc. The admissio letter eeded to apply for a visa will oly be issued upo the paymet of the full tuitio fee, which must be paid before 1 Jue Full access to services (digital learig eviromet, course material list, studet advisig, etc.) will oly be grated whe your registratio has bee completed ad the complete tuitio fee has bee paid. Start of the academic year The academic year starts o Moday, 21 September Orietatio activities for ew studets are held o campus o Friday, 18 September 2015.
31 PRACTICAL INFORMATION Services & facilities Orietatio Days We orgaise a extesive programme of evets to help you acclimate to your ew home away from home. You ll have the opportuity to participate i Orietatio Days, meet with your programme coordiator, break the ice with your fellow studets, tour the campus, lear about its facilities ad services ad your curriculum ad explore Brussels all i a relaxed, social atmosphere. Housig Fidig a place to live i a ufamiliar city ca be a challege. Our social services staff will gladly assist ad advise you i your housig search. Most studets fid housig o the private market. Our staff ca direct you to idividuals ad orgaisatios with studet rooms to ret. Studet diig All campuses have a cafeteria where you ca grab a sadwich or sack at reasoable prices. Campus Brussels has a quality studet restaurat offerig hot luches, sacks ad salads. Be sure to stop by the popular Sofie s Clubke, the place to be to meet your fellow studets. 29 Sports Studets lookig for sport ad fitess facilities eed look o further tha Campus Paras. Our social services staff also orgaises regular recreatioal evets icludig the famed Futsal Cup i cooperatio with other Brussels-based uiversities ad uiversity colleges. The Brussels Studet Sports Card gives you access to a variety of sports activities ad courses i the city. Studet associatios Would you like to really get ivolved i studet life? The joi oe of our iteratioal studet orgaisatios: AIESEC, HUB MUN, Brussels Studet Society or I*ESN. They orgaise maagemet traiig sessios ad iteratioal cofereces ad coordiate sports ad cultural activities.