Vlerick Business School is a triple-accredited, international business school at the heart of Europe – ranked number one in the Benelux for executive education and 19 in Europe. The school has specific expertise in Digital Transformation, Entrepreneurship & Innovation, Healthcare, Energy and Financial Services.
Vlerick Business School has three campuses in Belgium. The Brussels campus is a modern campus in the heart of the Belgian capital. It is fitted with state-of-the-art facilities, including seven lecture rooms, one hybrid lecture room, 28 breakout rooms, and a professional video studio. Brussels is home to several multinational companies, from Procter & Gamble to Siemens to Johnson & Johnson to the European Commission.
The Ghent campus is housed in the Great Seminary, a historic building that now boasts cutting-edge facilities, such as breakout rooms and lecture spaces. As a well-known university town and cultural hub, Ghent is one of the most creative, vibrant cities in Europe.
The Leuven campus is Vlerick’s smallest campus, with a cozy and peaceful atmosphere. Nonetheless, it still boasts a lively student climate, with numerous shops, restaurants, and cultural activities.
Vlerick Business School offers four MBA programs. The Full-time MBA is a 10-month program for professionals with at least three years of work experience, looking to become a leader who makes a positive impact.
The Executive MBA is a part-time, 18-month program for professionals looking to gain cutting-edge skills, knowledge, and practical experience in order to reach their full potential. The European Executive MBA is an 18-month program offered in a blended format, with a combination of online modules and in-person immersion trips to Brussels, Frankfurt, Copenhagen, Dublin, Madrid, and Zaragoza. By the end of the program, students should be ready to lead for impact and social responsibility in leading enterprises across Europe.
Lastly, the Online MBA is a fully online, 26-month program covering topics like leadership, strategy, global business, and digital trends. The online program also offers optional international trips to China, the US, and South Africa.
Vlerick Business School belongs to an elite group of business schools worldwide that are accredited by the three most prestigious accreditation bodies: the Association to Advance Collegiate Schools of Business (AACSB), the European Quality Improvement System (EQUIS), and the Association of MBAs (AMBA).
Vlerick Business School offers mostly merit-based scholarships, covering between 10% and 50% of the tuition fee. Scholarships are awarded on a first-come, first-served basis.
In Vlerick’s Full-time MBA, scholarships are awarded to high-potential female candidates, future leaders, entrepreneurs, as well as candidates from specific regions. The Executive MBA program offers grants and scholarships, such as the Female Leadership Grant, the Social Impact Grant, and the Innovative Entrepreneurship Grant.
Vlerick Business School has a variety of clubs and global communities for alumni.
Driven by specific interests and passions, business & professional clubs at Vlerick include the Digital Transformation Club (sponsored by Workday and Tobania), the Entrepreneurship Club (sponsored by EY), the Leadership Club, the Impact Club, and the Healthcare Club. Social interest clubs include the Golf Club, the Senior Club, and the Wine Club (sponsored by Colaris). Each club collaborates with leading companies in their respective industry, organizing key events and activities throughout the year to gain insights and network.
Vlerick communities are present across the globe, in countries such as Australia, Ireland, Greece, China, Mexico, France, the US, and the United Arab Emirates.