Created in 1903 by Ernest Solvay, the famous Belgian chemical industrial of his times, Solvay Brussels School is the faculty of Economics and Management of the Université libre de Bruxelles, one of the largest universities in Belgium. Ever since, Solvay has been the most renowned and trusted Business School in Belgium.

Top reasons to study here

  • Maximize your employability in Belgium's most renowned and trusted Business School.
  • The School's Advanced Masters have been developed to create a breed of out-thinkers in focused areas for students with no or limited professional experience
  • A placement rate 3 months after graduation of nearly 90% for our graduates in finance and 80% for those in marketing and innovation

Master's Programmes

Business & Management (6)
Social Sciences (4)
Journalism & Media (1)
Natural Sciences & Mathematics (1)



Created in 1903 by Ernest Solvay, the famous Belgian chemical industrial of his times, Solvay Brussels School is the faculty of Economics and Management of the Université libre de Bruxelles.

Ever since, the school has built up a strong tradition of excellence and innovation in Business and Economics learning, fuelled by deep connections within Brussels’ multinational entrepreneurial network.


Today, Solvay Brussels School is indisputably the best known and most trusted business school in Belgium, by both students and employers. Each year the School, which is EQUIS- and AMBA-accredited, welcomes more than 4.000 students, participating in over 30 programmes, including Bachelors, Masters, MBAs, Advanced Masters, PhDs and Executive programmes.

Our alumni represent a network of more than 20.000 and are present in all sectors of activities in more than 65 countries worldwide.


The SBS-EM is a research-based institution, in two respects. First, the duty of all core faculty members includes the production of scientific output (publications, conferences, case studies) and the supervision of PhD candidates. Second, the SBS-EM provides an infrastructure for research, through its four main research centres, the Centre Emile Bernheim, DULBEA, ECARES and iCiTE, and their doctoral schools. As one of the ULB and SBS-EM flagships, the scientific research in economics and management benefits from an important investment by the School and the university and enjoys a truly international reputation.


The Career Services will allow you to prepare for the market, understand what you want to do and how to get it. Throughout the year, a series of workshops on how to write a CV and application letters, interview simulations and other activities will provide students with practical guidance in their approach to their future.

Once you're ready, come and meet companies on our new career platform, Solvay Talents, where all job and internship opportunities are listed alongside company profiles and recruitment help.

The Campus Recruitment, complements this offering by allowing students to meet companies face-to-face during the now infamous evening conferences and yearly SBS-EM job day.


Student services

Every student joining Solvay Brussels School joins a community: from the day of the traditional graduation ceremony, each student becomes a Solvay alumnus, and therefore a member of a network offering career-long support.

Our alumni represent a network of more than 25,000 and are active in a wide range of professional sectors in more than 65 countries around the world. Thanks to its researchers, the alumni network and numerous connections in the business and economics area, Solvay Brussels School enjoys the contribution of many notable professors. Moreover, many of them have reached top management positions in Belgium and in international bodies. More info on Alumni and professors.

Housing services

Located in the district of “Ixelles”, our campus offers many accommodation possibilities in the neighboring area of “Cimetière d’Ixelles”.

Library services

Our campus hosts 3 main libraries: the Library of Law, the Library of Techniques and Sciences, and the Library of Human Sciences.

ICT services

Students are provided with their own Wi-Fi connection, and can access the numerous IT rooms available in librairies.

Medical services

Our campus includes a medical centre, a family planning and a psychological support unit.

Student Life

Campus life

As one of the biggest universities in Belgium with around 24,000 students every year, the ULB offers a campus with numerous facilities and events accessible to all Advanced Masters students: language centre, sports, libraries, medical services, restaurants, concerts, conferences and many other cultural events throughout the year.

Sports facilities

Our students can get the Sports card at a discounted price. This card allows them to access all sports offered on campus (over 50) unlimitedly for the whole academic year. These sports include (non-exhaustive list): aikido, boxing, break dance, cheerleading, football, handball, judo, kinball, naginata, rugby, step, tai chi chuan, tango, tennis, volleyball, yoga, Zumba…

Student clubs

Solvay students are very active and give you many opportunities to join a club or one of their numerous events and conferences that will enhance your knowledge, skills, network and boost your CV.The most important ones are: the Solvay Business Game, the Solvay Students Consulting Club, the Campus Recruitment Association, the Finance Club, the Marketing Club, the Solvay Debate Society, the Solvay Students Ring.