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Solvay Brussels School of Economics and Management (ULB)

Solvay Brussels School of Economics and Management Avenue Franklin Roosevelt 42 Brussels,
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For future students who are eager to learn, apply knowledge to concrete aspects of the economy and management, and earn a respected degree that offers a path to employability, Solvay Brussels School of Economics and Management (SBS-EM) provides top notch education in economics and management. For researchers who enjoy demanding and stimulating environments offering freedom and accountability, Solvay's research centers (ECARES, CentreEmileBernheim) are ideal to pursue research and perfect expertise. For professionals seeking to upgrade their skills, advance their careers and successfully manage businesses of all sizes across industries, Solvay Brussels School of Economics and Management provides a comprehensive range of programs in management education (including general management, strategy, finance, marketing, innovation, and entrepreneurship).

Solvay is widely recognized in Europe as a top player in research and education in economics and management. The school’s mission is to produce pioneering research and educate women and men to become true leaders and entrepreneurs in their field and be able to constantly adapt and shape the future. Solvay is the School of Economics and Management of Université libre de Bruxelles.

Solvay Brussels School is standing tall on one of the most prestigious avenues of Brussels. It acts as a daring symbol of the school’s prestige and its ambitions for the future: high-tech equipment, bold design and open to the outside world. 10.000 m² and 5 storeys of interacting spaces, a state-of-the-art architecture finally giving the school the bite to match its bark.

Adjacent to the ULB*grounds, the building offers a wide range of technical and high-tech equipment:

  • one 250-seat amphitheatre

  • 16 auditoria with 120, 80, 60 or 40 seats

  • one large atrium

  • 30 working and communication rooms for the SBS community

  • offices and meeting rooms for professors, researchers and administrative staff

Get a glimpse of what it means to be an Advanced Master student by following our Instagram Account on which our students regularly publish interesting content:


COVID-19 Information: 

•             What is the status of planned campus admission open days/tours? 
Open days and info sessions are cancelled, but we offer webinars.
Dates and time remain the same as the ones previously scheduled. The information is available on our website.

•             How can applicants contact the university about their application?
Via the website ("Check your eligibility")
Via email: [email protected]

•             How is the university handling applicants whose exams have been cancelled?
In light of current circumstances, we are flexible with regards to the documentation required and accepts candidateship event if not all mandatory documents can be submitted.  

•             What advice is the university offering to applicants unable to take an English-language test due to centers being closed?
We evaluate English Proficiency of the applicants during the selection process (the online application and the motivation letter are in English, the admission interview is in English, the essay to be submitted is in English)

•             How is the university supporting applicants whose visa applications have been delayed?
We are constantly in touch with our international applicants.
As our programmes start in September only, we will monitor the process closely in the coming weeks/months.

•             Is the university still accepting applications? Are there any restrictions being placed on international applicants?
We are still accepting applications from foreign students. 

•             How are applications for university accommodation being handled?
NA to Solvay Brussels School

•             Is the university making any changes to entry requirements (i.e. test results, required documents)?
In light of current circumstances, we are flexible with regards to the documentation required and accepts candidateship event if not all mandatory documents can be submitted.

Applications are processed on a rolling basis. Since the number of seats in class is limited, candidates are encouraged to apply as early as possible.

If you wish to join an Advanced Master in September 2020, please follow the four main steps of our admission procedure:

1- Complete and submit the online pre-enrolment form together with the required documents (please see below).
2- Receive feedback on your eligibility from the Academic Director.
3- If eligible, have a personal interview with the Academic Director.
4- Receive feedback on your admission. If positive, please note that you will have two weeks to finalise your registration by paying a deposit of €2000.

Required documents for application:

• Online application form
• CV/resume in English
• Copies of all University degree(s) and all academic transcripts

The admission procedure and the relevant documents to be submitted may differ for every program. Please visit our website, choose the advanced master of your interest and learn more about the admission procedure and the documents to submit in regards to the program of your interest.

Application deadlines:

  • Non-EU students: 31 May 2020 (recommendation related to visa procedures)
  • EU students: 30 August 2020

Early-Bird discounts, amounting to €1.000, will be recognized to candidates who will send their applications by March 30th, 2020 (registrations confirmed within 2 weeks from receipt of the admission documents).

To successfully grow in your professional life and make the right choices for your career, it is fundamental to define your goals and have the tools to achieve them. The Solvay Brussels School’s career service will help you in building your career thanks to its strong connection with the business sector and to its dynamic team who will accompany each participant into the professional world. From self-assessment to networking opportunities, our team will assist participants to realise their full potential. Through a range of seminars, coaching sessions, workshops, events and other resources, we help our participants to discover the career path best suited to their personal fulfillment.

With a placement rate 3 months after graduation of nearly 90% for our graduates in finance and 80% for those in innovation, discover how our Advanced Masters can help you launch your career !

More information: https://exed.solvay.edu/en/advanced-masters

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