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Political Economy

Solvay Brussels School of Economics and Management

12 months
50000 USD/year
50000 USD/year
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The Advanced Master in Political Economy at Solvay Brussels School of Economics and Management seeks Master students with a degree in economics, political science or statistics with strong academic background, the intellectual curiosity and discipline that are necessary to succeed in a very demanding environment and willing to take up global political and economic challenges.


The Advanced Master in Political Economy at Solvay Brussels School of Economics and Management aims at providing you the knowledge and the skills needed to evaluate and address global and local economic challenges, which require a solid understanding of the institutions and political settings in which they arise.

Career Opportunities

As a graduate of this master, you can look forward to job opportunities with a faster advancement potential in a broad range of institutions and companies, including:

  • International institutions (EC, WTO, World Bank, IMF, OECD, NATO, ETC.)
  • Multinational enterprises (lobbying and consulting firms, investment banks)
  • Governmental institutions (regulatory agencies, central banks, foreign affairs)
  • Global NGOs & Think Tanks
  • Higher Education (through PHD programs)

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Macroeconomics
  • Microeconomics
  • Political Economy
  • Data Analysis
  • International Trade And Eu Trade Policy
  • Impact Evaluation
  • Industrial And Development Policies: Eu, Us, And Beyond
  • Policy Workshop: Competition Policy In The Single Market

Key information


  • Full-time
    • 12 months

Start dates & application deadlines




On Campus

Academic requirements

GPA admission requirements GPA
GRE admission requirements GRE®

Other requirements

General requirements

  • Bachelor or Master or equivalent (4 or 5 years of study overall)
  • 3-year Bachelor (180 ECTS), preferably followed by 2 years of work experience
  • Proficiency in English is a must
  • Academic statement of purpose (max. 500 words)
  • Two Letters of Recommendation (one must be from an academic)
  • GRE exam (GMAT not acceptable)
  • Resume/CV in English
  • Official Transcripts (all prior institutions)
  • Minimum GPA 3.0 on 4.0 (U.S.) scale where available.
  • TOEFL score of at least 100 IELTS score (7.0) is also acceptable. The test is waived if a previous degree has been obtained at an English-speaking university.

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    50000 USD/year
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    Based on the tuition of 50000 USD for the full programme during 12 months.
  • National

    50000 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 50000 USD for the full programme during 12 months.

Living costs for Brussels

885 - 1305 EUR /month
Living costs

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


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