• Application Deadline
  • 36 months


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

Detailed Programme Facts

  • More details: 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

Courses included:

  • Global Ethics
  • Global Ethics, Leadership and Personal Development 
  • Intermediate Qualitative Research Methods
  • Intermediate Quantitative Research Methods
  • Introduction to Academic Writing & Critical Thinking
  • Introduction to Statistics

English Language Requirements

  • Minimum required score:


    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:


    The TOEFL iBT ® measures your English-language abilities in an academic setting. The test has four sections (reading, listening, speaking, and writing), each with a score range of 0-30, for a total score range of 0-120. Read more about TOEFL iBT ®.

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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 completed the IB Diploma)
  • Personal essay (minimum 300 words)

Tuition Fee

  • International

    12800 EUR/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 6400 EUR per semester and a duration of 36 months.
  • EU/EEA

    12800 EUR/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 6400 EUR per semester and a duration of 36 months.
We've labeled the tuition fee that applies to you because we think you are from and prefer over other currencies.
  • Spring 2019: 6300 euro
  • Fall 2019: 6400 euro
  • Spring 2020: 6500 euro

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.


Check the programme website for information about funding options.

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