Master of Business Administration (Antwerp) (MBA, MSc)


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About Master of Business Administration (Antwerp) at KU Leuven

The Master of Science in Business Administration is a one-year Master’s programme taught in English with an international focus. The course is designed to prepare the student with academic knowledge as well as hands-on expertise, enabling success within growing international management positions.

What is the programme all about?

The Master of Business Administration (Antwerp) encourages you to compile a unique programme by choosing a track and two electives. Each track consists of three courses. The track and electives all help you to deepen and broaden your critical skill set. Additional courses on leadership skills, ethics, sustainability and corporate responsibility are also offered. Finally you will pursue your Master’s thesis.

The Master of Business Administration (Antwerp) programme focuses on the development of your leadership skills and acknowledges the importance of ethics, sustainability and corporate responsibility. You compile your own unique programme by choosing a track and two electives. Each track consists of three courses and two electives, by which you can deepen or broaden your knowledge and skills, and the programme also entails a Master’s thesis. 


In total, 14 tracks are offered on campus Brussels or campus Antwerp. The following tracks are offered on campus Antwerp: 

  • Corporate Finance
  • Global Logistics and Port Management
  • International Business
  • International Marketing Management
  • Strategic Business Management


  • During your programme you will be in contact with different international businesses via projects, guest lectures and case studies.
  • With strong emphasis on decision-making, teamwork, time management and communication skills, you will acquire valuable managerial experience for a successful career.
  • You will benefit from the strength of diversity on the course, meeting and working closely with students from other cultures and nationalities.

International focus

The Master of Business Administration offers you multiple opportunities to gain international experience. The programme has two double degree variants for selected students. In addition to the Master of Science in Business Administration from KU Leuven, students can earn either the Master in Management (Grand École programme from Montpellier Business School), or the EBP International (Diplome de l'Ecole Multinationale des Affaires) from KEDGE Business School. You can also participate in an exchange programme following your Masters’ year (‘Extended Master’), as part of the Erasmus+ programme. In that case, apply for a place at one of our many European partners or participate in an exchange within our non-European partners’ network. Eligibility and selection depend on your study progress, academic results, your language proficiency and motivation. 

More information on the various international experiences the faculty has to offer can be found on this website.

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