The IEE-ULB is one of the oldest institutes for teaching and research dedicated to European Studies. It was created in 1962 by the Board of Directors of the ULB. The 1st academic year starts in October 1963. It has evolved at the pace of European construction.
The IEE-ULB covers mainly four disciplines: European law, political science, economics and history. As an interdisciplinary centre for research and teaching, it trains specialists in European issues.
As a Jean Monnet centre of excellence, the IEE-ULB is recognised for its expertise in European studies. 10 research centres cover several themes in close coordination with our partner faculties.
The IEE-ULB runs its own interdisciplinary research projects. It also promotes work carried out on European issues within units and research centres of its partner faculties.
At IEE-ULB, we prepare our students for their insertion into the marketplace, and into a career in the field of European affairs.
Some of our Masters and specialized Masters programmes include a professionalisation module and an internship. Proud of its 7500 alumni, the IEE-ULB encourages the exchange between our alumni and its current students.
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Do you have any questions about student life at IEE-ULB? Check out our Student Guide and do not hesitate to contact the Student Affairs Office, Françoise Vanden Broeck.
There are several options available at IEE-ULB: university or private residences, or staying off-campus.
The European documentation centre at the IEE-ULB brings together, among others, official documents from the European institutions.
ULBLEU brings together 5000 French and English titles covering all European subjects.
The IEE-ULB European Documentation Centre is dedicated to books and journals that cover the areas of research and teaching of the Institute.
The ULB Health Service is available for IEE-ULB students and offers health care that can be fully reimbursed by healthcare funds.
IEE-ULB students have access to sports organised by ULB Sports. Train at competitive rates and take advantage of the various facilities: tennis and basketball courts de tennis, but also yoga classes, weight rooms, among other options.
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I really liked the professors, the classes, because the topics were much more specifics and interesting than the topics we discuss in my home university. I also liked that the exams were usually both closed and opend questions.
Good education, but education in french-speaking Belgium is in dire need of funds. The quality of education suffers from this