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Business Administration, BSc

KU Leuven, Belgium

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About Business Administration, BSc - at KU Leuven

Business administrators are managers who can make informed strategic decisions in response to economic challenges and opportunities. The Bachelor of Science in Business Administration (BBA) is taught in English and has a strong international focus. It utilizes a hands-on, academic structure, and follows a 'practice-as-orientation' and 'science-as-foundation' approach.

What is the programme all about?

Throughout the Bachelor of Business Administration (Brussels) you acquire the necessary skills to solve challenging business problems as well as gain considerable insight into the specific challenges corporate life is facing. You are set for a promising (international) career thanks to your current economic insights, your management capabilities and your language skills.


Key features of our Bachelor of Business Administration programme are:

  • Management of Business Domains
  • Economic Analysis and International Orientation
  • Entrepreneurship and innovation Professional skills and Employability
  • Mathematical and Statistical Techniques - Research skills
  • Behaviour, Society and Law

During each programme stage you will carry out a cross-disciplinary management project. Through this practical experience you will develop specific competences that are important to the business administrator, including entrepreneurship, problem-solving reasoning and critical reflection. At the same time, these projects encourage independence and team spirit.


The Business Administration programme combines scientific knowledge with a business-orientation that fits the day-to-day reality of the business world. This programme offers you a scientific foundation that will help you to think critically and in a problem-solving way. You will take part in education that is practice-oriented and will build skills that will come in handy in a professional context (regarding communication, leadership, independence, and teamwork).

The programme has a strong international focus. Our students participate in exchange programmes with numerous partners both within and outside Europe but also have the possibility to do an exchange within Belgium. Selected students can pursue a double degree with Kedge Business School (Marseille).  More information on the double degree programme can be found on this website

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

Furthermore, the programme offers you the following benefits:

  • Contact with businesses: During your education you will engage with multiple organisations and international managers via business projects, guest lectures and business seminars.
  • Individual approach with sufficient support: Besides different guidance formulas to maximize your chances of success, you can count on individual guidance. 
  • Centrally located and truly international:  the campus is located in the heart of Brussels, only a five-minute walk from Brussels Central train station, with several metro (underground) connections in the immediate vicinity. You will meet and work closely with students from other cultures and nationalities.The diversity of our programme is impressive: roughly 70 nationalities are represented in the BBA programme. 

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Entry requirements

To be eligible for the Bachelor of Science in Business Administration, you must have access to higher education in your home country. You also have to provide evidence of your proficiency in mathematics as well as English.

For more information on admission requirements, please visit the programme website. 

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