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Master of Science in Business Admin​istration

KU Leuven
1 year
Full time
Scholarships available
Antwerp, Brussels

Program description

KU Leuven's Master of Science in Business Administration is a one-year Master’s programme taught in English with an international focus. The course is designed to prepare the student with academic knowledge as well as hands-on expertise, enabling success within growing international management positions.

What is the Master of Science in Business Administration all about?

The Master of Business Administration (Brussels) encourages you to compile a unique programme by choosing a track and two electives. Each track consists of three courses. The track and electives all help you to deepen and broaden your critical skill set. Additional courses on leadership skills, ethics, sustainability and corporate responsibility are also offered. Finally you will pursue your master’s thesis.


In total, 14 tracks are offered on Brussels Campus or Antwerp Carolus Campus. The following tracks are offered on Brussels Campus:

  • Accounting
  • Business Information Management
  • European and International Relations
  • European Public Policy and Management
  • International and Sustainable Finance
  • Leadership and Change Management
  • Strategic Marketing Management
  • Strategy, Innovation and Entrepreneurship
  • Sustainability Management

The following tracks are offered on Antwerp Carolus Campus:

  • Corporate Finance
  • Global Logistics and Port Management
  • International Business
  • International Marketing Management
  • Strategic Business Management


  • During your programme you will be in contact with different international businesses via projects, guest lectures and real-life case studies.
  • With emphasis on decision-making, teamwork, time management and communication skills, you will acquire managerial skills for an international career.
  • You will benefit from the strength of diversity on the course, meeting and working closely with students from other cultures and nationalities.

KU Leuven Online Open Day

We are organising an online open day on Wednesday 1 December 2021 to inform students about our English-language programmes. Discover Europe’s most innovative university and learn more about our international programmes, admissions, housing and much more. For more information, google “KU Leuven Online Open Day”.

Admission requirements

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Scholarships & funding

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Tuition fees

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Career opportunities

Depending on your own personal interests and career goals, your degree will give you access to positions in purchasing, marketing, planning, financial management, ICT, insurance companies, the civil service, or a strong position to start your own company. The programme highly values its contacts with the business world and will introduce you by means of real-life case studies, company visits and guest lectures.

Fellow students from all over the world bring the possibility to enrich both your personal and professional networks.

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About this institute

KU Leuven. Inspiring the Outstanding

KU Leuven is Europe’s most innovative university. Located in Belgium, it is dedicated to research, education, and service to society. KU Leuven is a founding member of the League of European Research Universities (LERU) and has a strong European and...

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Why study at KU Leuven

A Highly Ranked University

According to international rankings, KU Leuven is among the best 100 universities in the world. Moreover, KU Leuven was ranked as most innovative university of Europe by Reuters four years in a row (2016, 2017, 2018 and 2019). All of KU Leuven’s disciplines proudly belong to the top 100 of their field. Scholars and researchers, teachers and visionaries, thinkers and makers all have their place in KU Leuven’s fertile intellectual habitat.

Most Innovative University in Europe

KU Leuven has been identified as Europe’s most innovative university for four years in a row by Reuters. By developing the most important drug against HIV, a new type of solar panel that converts oxygen into hydrogen and uncovering the secrets of Sagalassos, KU Leuven researchers have a profound impact on our everyday lives in nearly all fields of research. That innovative character is deeply embedded in the way we teach our students, by integrating relevant guest lectures, taking an Interdisciplinary approach and opening the most advanced research and education facilities.

A Comprehensive University

As a comprehensive university, KU Leuven offers a wide range of disciplines organized by 15 faculties. Each of these disciplines is ranked in the top 100 of its field according to the THE World University Rankings by subject. Half of the university’s faculties are even in the top 50 within their fields of study.

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KU Leuven

Oude Markt 13
3000 Leuven

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