The Brussels Diplomatic Academy has a clear focus on economic diplomacy and international entrepreneurship. We prepare students for a career in diplomacy and international business. In addition, the Academy offers a comprehensive range of seminars and executive courses to diplomats and business people. The institute is your first point of call for consultancy, research and coaching on all aspects of diplomacy and international business.
The Brussels Diplomatic Academy of the Vrije Universiteit Brussel offers worldwide unique, comprehensive and highly specialized postgraduate certificate programmes for anyone who wishes to develop or further professionalise his or her career in (economic) diplomacy or international business.
Our programmes are practically oriented in order to maximize the professional success of our graduates. The programmes’ curriculum has been finetuned with the professional field:
In the second semester students may choose one of the following options:
Students opting for an internship will be assisted by our Internship Tutor. He helps in writing internship application letters, preparing for the interview, finding suitable internships,…
Are you attracted by a career in diplomacy or do you wish to further professionalise your diplomatic career? Do you want to prepare for the diplomatic exam? Then the Postgraduate in Economic Diplomacy is exactly what you are looking for.
Are you ambitious of an international career? Are you attracted by a job in international business like export manager, international purchasing manager, investment manager, international sales representative, country manager, institutional relation manager? Then the Postgraduate in International Trade and Investment is exactly what you need.
Do you wish to become a true specialist in economic diplomacy by mastering each and every aspect of this noble discipline? Are you ambitious of taking up policy assignments and do you want to secure your professional chances by establishing the link with international business?
Then the Postgraduate Flagship Programme in Economic Diplomacy and International Business should be your first and only choice.
This programme is an excellent preparation for the diplomatic exam and offers you at the same time all the skills and techniques you need to excel in international business.
The postgraduate Programme in China Business Development is the most complete programme on doing business with China and will turn you in a true specialist.
Consult the programme brochure for more information.
Applications should be submitted online via www.vub.ac.be/english/infofor/prospectivestudents/howenroll.html#pre, the deadline for applications is the 1st of June 2016.
Classes start in September 2016. It is possible to enrol for individual subjects, or a cluster of subjects, without enrolling on the full programme.
Should you have any further questions, please don't hesitate to contact us at firstname.lastname@example.org; we are also happy to meet you (by appointment) to discuss things further.
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