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Business Administration, B.Sc.

  • Application Deadline
  • 36 months
    Duration
Business administrators are managers who can make informed strategic decisions in response to economic challenges and opportunities. The Bachelor of Science in Business Administration (BBA) at KU Leuven is taught in English and has a strong international focus. It utilizes a hands-on, academic structure, and follows a 'practice-as-orientation' and 'science-as-foundation' approach.
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Overview

Throughout the Bachelor of Business Administration (Brussels) you acquire the necessary skills to solve challenging business problems as well as gain considerable insight into the specific challenges corporate life is facing. You are set for a promising (international) career thanks to your current economic insights, your management capabilities and your language skills.

Strengths

The Business Administration programme combines scientific knowledge with a business-orientation that fits the day-to-day reality of the business world. This programme offers you a scientific foundation that will help you to think critically and in a problem-solving way. You will take part in education that is practice-oriented and will build skills that will come in handy in a professional context (regarding communication, leadership, independence, and teamwork).

The programme has a strong international focus. Our students participate in exchange programmes with numerous partners both within and outside Europe but also have the possibility to do an exchange within Belgium. Selected students can pursue a double degree with Kedge Business School (Marseille).  More information on the double degree programme can be found on this website. 

More information on the various international experiences the faculty has to offer can be found on this website.

Furthermore, the programme offers you the following benefits:

  • Contact with businesses: During your education you will engage with multiple organisations and international managers via business projects, guest lectures and business seminars.
  • Individual approach with sufficient support: Besides different guidance formulas to maximize your chances of success, you can count on individual guidance. 
  • Centrally located and truly international:  the campus is located in the heart of Brussels, only a five-minute walk from Brussels Central train station, with several metro (underground) connections in the immediate vicinity. You will meet and work closely with students from other cultures and nationalities.The diversity of our programme is impressive: roughly 70 nationalities are represented in the BBA programme. 

Detailed Programme Facts

  • Programme intensity Full-time
    • Full-time duration 36 months
  • Credits
    180 ECTS
  • Languages
    • English
  • Delivery mode
    On Campus

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Financial Institutions and Markets
  • Management
  • Management Project 
  • Mathematics for Business 
  • Financial Accounting 
  • Managerial Economics 
  • Statistics for Business 
  • Philosophy
  • Psychology
  • Research Methods 

English Language Requirements

This programme may require students to demonstrate proficiency in English.

General Requirements

Most recent information on the programme website: kuleuven.be/ba/BBA

Tuition Fee

  • International

    1750 EUR/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 1750 EUR per year and a duration of 36 months.
  • EU/EEA

    947 EUR/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 947 EUR per year and a duration of 36 months.
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Most recent information on www.kuleuven.be/tuitionfees

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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