24 months
3900 EUR/year
961 EUR/year
Tuition fee
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The Master of Business and Information Systems Engineering at KU Leuven  prepares you in both business management as well as information systems within an international context. In our modern society no organisation can function without information systems.

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As a business and information systems engineer, you are able to analyse and optimise various business processes, such as marketing, production and logistics, finance etc. As a multidisciplinary, forward-looking manager, you translate business elements into information systems supporting the decision process. You can consider decisions about information technology against the backdrop of the company as a whole, predict their strategic consequences, and carry out management duties with diligence.

Career perspectives after the Master of Business and Information Systems Engineering at KU Leuven  

Information technology has revolutionized the business world. Business and information systems engineers usually start their career in business and/or IT consulting. They can also take up more traditional management duties, as they have the ability to design, manage and improve business processes, services and decisions in a digital world. Boasting a variety of skills, business and information systems engineers are much sought-after by a wide range of companies for various positions and sectors in Belgium and abroad.

Typical job titles include business analyst, analytics specialist, business intelligence analyst, big data specialist, operations manager, fintech specialist, customer intelligence director, fraud expert, compliance officer, IT manager, and chief information officer.

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Advanced Database Management and Content Management    
  • Software Architectures for Collaborative Systems    
  • Business Analysis    
  •  Philosophy and Ethics    
  • Applications of Statistics    
  •  ICT Service Management    
  • Architecture and Modelling of Management Information Systems

Key information


  • Full-time
    • 24 months

Start dates & application deadlines


120 ECTS


On Campus

Academic requirements

GRE admission requirements GRE®
GMAT admission requirements GMAT

Other requirements

General requirements

The Master of Business and Information Systems Engineering programme is intended for holders of

  • · an academic Bachelor’s degree from a recognized university in business economics with a substantial quantitative, technological and IT component, or
  • · an academic Bachelor’s degree from a recognized university with a strong quantitative and/or technological focus and with sufficient knowledge of business economics and management science.

  • A decision on admissibility will be based on evidence of the applicant's acquired competences in primarily the following domains: economics and business (36 ECTS); quantitative methods, technology and sciences (24 ECTS) and Information systems (including programming)(27 ECTS).

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    3900 EUR/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 3900 EUR per year during 24 months.
  • EU/EEA

    961 EUR/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 961 EUR per year during 24 months.

Living costs for Leuven

810 - 1280 EUR /month
Living costs

The living costs include the total expenses per month, covering accommodation, public transportation, utilities (electricity, internet), books and groceries.


Studyportals Tip: Students can search online for independent or external scholarships that can help fund their studies. Check the scholarships to see whether you are eligible to apply. Many scholarships are either merit-based or needs-based.

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