Portal for

China Business Development

Are you an experienced or future professional who wants to do business with China? Do you want to equip yourself with a fundamentally multidisciplinary and very comprehensive ‘China training’ (including: basic Chinese, intercultural management, the Chinese economy, exporting to and purchasing and investing in China) of high quality, enriched by the hands-on experiences of academics and professionals actively engaged in China? Then this is the academic post-graduate programme you’re looking for!

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First step in the market

A post-academic certificate, bearing the name of the postgraduate course and signed by the Vrije Universiteit Brussel, will be granted by the Brussels Institute of Contemporary China Studies, after successfully finishing the complete programme.

Job prospects are plentiful. The postgraduate aims at producing graduates who are ready for professional life. The unique combination of an all-around training, in-depth courses, a high academic level, input from practitioners, networking events and professional experience guarantees that graduates will easily find and be successful in jobs such as export manager, purchasing or sourcing manager, investment manager or business development manager.

Apart from companies who do business with China, there are realistic job prospects in banks, for example in the international trade finance department, in the international investment finance department, and in corporate relations.

Finally, specialists in Chinese business find jobs in international organisations, governmental departments and in the field of diplomacy (e.g. Trade Commissioner).

The VUB helps you to make your first step in the job market with workshops, networking events, job fairs, tips ‘n tricks for job interviews. All an ambitious student needs!

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