1. Profile

The Program is open to students with a strong interest in economic policy making in developing countries and international economic relations.

International applicants must have either:

  • A university graduate degree obtained after 5 years of university education.
  • A university graduate degree obtained after 4 years of university education and 2 years at least of professional experience.

Belgian and European students must have at least a "Master 60" or equivalent to 240 ECTS (for more details, contact us).

Only applicants with a strong background in economics will be considered.

Admission is limited so as to ensure sufficient availability of the staff and close and numerous interactions amongst the students.

Admission decisions are not subject to appeal. 

2. Documents for admission:

  •  For ARES-CCD Scholarship applicants

Note that applications should be sent directly to the ARES-CCD (Brussels).

For more information about scholarships


  • For non ARES-CCD Scholarship applicants
    • European students: you have to fulfill the administrative requirements: see the Admission procedure here.
      The deadline is September 30.
    • The non EU students without scholarship : you also have to fulfill the administrative requirements: see the Admission procedure here.
      The deadline is March 31

3. Visas and Expenses

 Visa regulations may require that some applicants offer a proof of their ability to meet their living expenses in Belgium.

4. Registration Fees

 Information about tuition fees may be found at the here.