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Welcome to the website of the Faculty of Social Sciences & Solvay Business School where you can discover our academic programmes, research groups, alumni information and main contact information.

English instructed programmes

Here below you will find an overview of our English instructed programmes per academic level. On each programme website, you will find more information on the programme (course overview), the language requirements and curriculum requirements.

Via the link to the "how to apply" page, you will find more information on the entire application procedure (deadline, required documents).

Dutch instructed programmes

Please visit this website for a complete overview of our Dutch instructed programmes.

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Alumni Associations

Doctores Honoris Causa

The following persons received a Doctores Honoris Causa by the Faculty of Social Sciences and Solvay Business School

  • (1974) H. THEIL (University of Chicago)
  • (1974) J. PEN (Rijksuniversiteit van Groningen)
  • (1978/1979) B. ROY (Université de Paris IX, Université Dauphine)
  • (1982) H. MILLER (University of Georgia)
  • (1986) H.J. ZIMMERMANN (Universiteit van Aachen)
  • (1987) J.S. COLEMAN (University of Chicago)
  • (1989) S.M. LIPSET (University of Stanford)
  • (1989) P. NIJKAMP (Vrije Universiteit van Amsterdam)
  • (1989) R.E. PALMER (University of Pennsylvania)
  • (1989) N.B. RYDER (University of Princeton)
  • (1989) J. STENGERS (Université Libre de Bruxelles)
  • (1994) A.H.G. RINNOOY KAN (Erasmus Universiteit Rotterdam)
  • (2009) B.S. FREY (University of Zurich)
  • (2011) D.L. HOROWITZ (Duke University)

Chairs

Interuniversity International Francqui‑Chair

  • (1973‑1974) R.W GOLDSMITH 
  • (1987‑1988) D. RUESCHEMEYER
  • (2003-2004) G. NODIA

National Francqui‑Chair I 

  • (1977‑1978) E.S. KIRSCHEN 
  • (1982‑1983) L. HUYSE
  • (1992‑1993) L. GELDERS
  • (1996-1997) E. ROOSSENS
  • (2000-2001) Cycle of readings
  • (2004-2005) A. FARBER
  • (2008-2009) R. COOLSAET 

V.U.B.‑Chairs 

  • (1979‑1980) H. BRAUN 
  • (1993‑1994) J. LODGE
  • (2000-2001) J.F. HENNART
  • (2007-2008) P. RIETVELD 

Vloeberghs‑Chairs 

  • (1993‑1994) H. BARKEMA
  • (1999-2000) Cycle of readings
  • (2005-2006) R. VANDER VENNET
  • (2011-2012) G. POELS 

Chair of the Organisation for Economics 

  • (1993‑1994) D. VAN DEN BULCKE 

Willy Calewaert-Chair

  • (1998-1999) Albert JACQUARD
  • (2006-2007) Hendrik PINXTEN

Emile Verhaeren-Chair

  • (2002-2003) J. BLOMMAERT
  • (2008-2009) M. KALMIJN
FACULTY OF SOCIAL SCIENCES & SOLVAY BUSINESS SCHOOL
Building C - 2nd floor
C2.03
Pleinlaan 2
Elsene
Brussels Humanities, Sciences & Engineering Campus
Pleinlaan 2
Brussel

Contact

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