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International Trade and Investment

Do you want an international career? Do you fancy a job in international business such as export manager, international purchasing manager, investment manager, international sales representative, country manager, institutional relations manager? Or do you simply want to expand your existing knowledge and skills? If so, then the Postgraduate Programme in International Trade and Investment is exactly what you need.

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international opportunities

The Postgraduate in International Trade and Investment offers some unique transcontinental tracks as electives.

In the second semester, students have the following possibilities:

  • Following 18 ECTS in Washington D.C.
  • Following 18 ECTS in Shanghai
  • Following 9 ECTS in Washington D.C. and 9 ECTS in Shanghai

Internships can also be undertaken abroad, where appropriate.

after your education


The Brussels Diplomatic Academy welcomes applications from those wishing to undertake doctoral research in the fields of economic diplomacy and international business.

First step in the market

Job prospects are plentiful. The Postgraduate in International Trade and Investment is a comprehensive programme aimed at delivering graduates who are able to independently conduct international business practices such as export, import, sourcing, investing, M & A and international alliance formation. Courses of a high academic standard are enhanced by hands-on input from practitioners. Skills workshops support optimal professional performance.


The programme maximises graduates’ chances of finding and being successful in jobs such as export manager, purchasing or sourcing manager, investment manager, account manager or business development manager.


Furthermore, 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 international trade and investment jobs in international organisations, governmental departments and in the field of diplomacy (eg Trade Commissioner).

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