• Application Deadline
  • 36 months
    Duration
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Overview

This BA in International and European Law at Vesalius College Brussels is ideal for students who are interested in international and European legal issues. Students will gain an understanding of legal theories and processes in order to provide legal and policy analysis.  The curriculum allows students to develop an understanding of legal systems around the world and how they interact, as well as the international system, the European integration process, and European and international law-making.

Students will also develop practical skills through reading and analysing recent legal materials, cases and reporting documents.  They will learn to draft legal texts, give oral presentations and work in group sessions. Furthermore, students will have the opportunity to undertake an internship with law professionals as part of their studies.  This programme offers a truly interdisciplinary approach whereby students can choose legal courses of study in a business as well as in the international and European context.

Career Perspectives

Graduates will be prepared for careers in:

  • Public sector, the EU, the UN or other international organisations
  • Diplomacy, public affairs and lobby organisations, NGOs and think tanks
  • International businesses, banks and consultancies

Accreditation

Academic Excellence Scholarships, with a tuition fee reduction of up to 50%, are available to students to students who have outstanding academic records in secondary school and whose extra-curricular achievements show evidence of leadership in today’s global society.

Detailed Programme Facts

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    Student unable to meet the mentioned application deadlines, should contact the Admissions Office.

  • Programme intensity Full-time
    • Full-time duration 36 months
  • Credits
    180 ECTS
  • Languages
    • English
  • Delivery mode
    On Campus
  • More information Go to the programme website

Programme Structure

  • Intermediate Qualitative Research Methods
  • Global Ethics, Leadership and Personal Development
  • Human Communication
  • Introduction to International and European Law
  • Introduction to Legal principiles and Theories
  • Business Law
  • Global Politics
  • Rhetoric
  • Legal Aspects of Migration
  • Criminal Law
  • Advanced Business Law
  • EU Constitutional Law
  • Legal Analysis, Research & Writing
  • Human Rights
  • Law of the EU Internal Market
  • Capstone in International and European Law
  • Environmental Law
  • International Banking Law and Financial Regulation
  • Competition Law
  • Humanitarian Law
  • Comparative Constitutional Law
  • Intellectual Property Law
  • European Organisations
  • International Commercial Arbitration
  • Corporate Governance
  • Social Cause Marketing
  • Lobbying in the EU
  • Global Advocacy
  • The EU’s Approach to Democratisation and Human Rights
  • EU’s Common Foreign and Security Policy
  • International Organisations and Global Governance
  • Internship

English Language Requirements

  • Minimum required score:

    6.5

    The IELTS – or the International English Language Test System – tests your English-language abilities (writing, listening, speaking, and reading) on a scale of 1.00–9.00. The minimum IELTS score requirement refers to which Overall Band Score you received, which is your combined average score. Read more about IELTS.

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  • Minimum required score:

    90

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General Requirements

  • Application form
  • High School Diploma
  • SAT or ACT (not applicable for students who have obtained the IB diploma, A-levels, European high school diploma, Japanese high school diploma)
  • English language proficiency test such as TOEFL and IELTS (Not applicable for students who have attended a high school where English was the language of instruction). 
  • Personal essay (minimum 300 words)

Tuition Fee

  • International

    13000 EUR/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 6500 EUR per semester and a duration of 36 months.
  • EU/EEA

    13000 EUR/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 6500 EUR per semester and a duration of 36 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

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