Solvay Brussels School of Economics and Management

Solvay Brussels School of Economics and Management

3.5 out of 5 (17 ratings / 15 reviews) Brussels, Belgium
Solvay Brussels School of Economics and Management, located in the cosmopolitan heart of Belgium and Europe, has been an international school from its very inception. Our international reach and recognition are tightly linked with our international network of stakeholders, whose members we consider to be true partners in co-creation.

Top reasons to study here

  • Internationalisation is at the core of our school’s vision and mission. From Brussels you can travel in under 2 hours to Paris, Amsterdam and Cologne
  • We are well under way: we are already AMBA and EQUIS accredited and in process to obtain the AACSB accreditation.
  • Prosperity for all: solidarity, equity, and freedom in an open, global and, diverse society.

Master's Programmes

Business & Management (2)
Social Sciences (2)



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.


Short, medium and long courses in various fields, in English and French. For professionals seeking to upgrade their skills, advance their career and successfully manage businesses of all sizes.


Research is a core mission of SBS-EM—and of the Université Libre de Bruxelles—and a key ingredient underlying its vision statement: to become a top institution in Europe. Generating high quality research is important for three main reasons:

  • to develop and improve material and methods used in training and education, as academic programmes rely heavily on advanced and up-to date knowledge;
  • being active in research enables the School to continue absorbing new knowledge generated elsewhere in the world;
  • research contributes to the international visibility of the School, a factor that is particularly relevant for the masters and doctoral programmes

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Student services

Solvay Schools Alumni is the association that gather all graduates of the Solvay Brussels School of Economics and Management – ULB. With a network of 25,000+ alumni, in nearly 100 countries worldwide, our alumni are present across all industries.Solvay Schools Alumni organises around 50 activities and conferences every year, aiming at providing professional lifelong learning, career services, support, and networking opportunities for its members. A unique ‘Personal & Professional Development’ programme is also offered to alumni.

Housing services

The Campus Recruitment service was created  within the Solvay Brussels School of Economics and Management. Its purpose is to build bridges between students and companies through a wide range of recruiting events.

Workshops, conferences, mock interviews, or custom meetings are organised nearly every week, while the Solvay Career Days are held every year: this event gathers dozens of companies across all industries; this enables Solvay Campus Recruitment to help many students significantly improve their professional skills, find the perfect internship, or get the job of their dreams.

Student Life

Campus life

As one of the biggest universities in Belgium with around 24,000 students every year, the ULB, of which Solvay Brussels School is part, offers a campus with numerous facilities and events: sports, library, medical services, restaurants, concerts, conferences and many other cultural events all through the year.

Student clubs

The Solvay Consulting Club (SCC) is a student organisation, which promotes entrepreneurship and offers students the opportunity to bridge the gap between their studies and professional skills along with relevant practical experience.


    The Solvay Brussels Schools of Economics and Management has ambitions and hopes to crown its efforts to be a leading school by obtaining the three major international accreditations – also named the Triple Crown: AMBA, EQUIS and AACSB.

Student Reviews

ECARES Master of Research
Anonymous rated 1 out of 5 stars

Many useless courses

kindness is key
Anonymous rated 4 out of 5 stars

I liked most of my classes , professors are most of the time very kind , people on the Campus are friendly and open .

hardwork is the key to succes
Anonymous rated 5 out of 5 stars

lessons where intense and vigorous


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