At Louvain-la-Neuve
60 credits - 1 year
Day schedule - In English
Programme acronym: EBEP2MC
Francophone Certification Framework : 7
Dissertation/Graduation Project : YES
Internship : NO
Activities in English: YES
Activities in other languages : NO
Activities on other sites : NO


This Advanced Masters, open only to students already holding a Master's, prepares you for European affairs and for European policy officer positions in enterprises, government and NGOs. It develops your abilities to:

  1. understand the designs and functioning of European economic policies
  2. assess the impact of EU economic policies on business and society
  3. understand how business strategies and lobbying practices from different stakeholders can shape EU economic policies  
  4. design strategies for firms and NGOs that take into account the EU policies and their institutional framework
  5. integrate the challenges of European and international competition into "socially responsible" management practices.

This Masters also offers different unique opportunities that will add value to your curriculum:

  • by including experimented practitioners in European affairs from EU institutions, business and NGOs   
  • by analysing specific case studies in European affairs
  • by organizing special events on major current European issues
Your profile


  • have a Master's degree and you wish to develop an expertise in European economic policies and European business strategies
  • wish to work with business or NGOs to adapt and influence the EU economic policies
  • wish to design strategies for business and NGOs in the EU institutional and economic context
  • strive for excellence in EU affairs expertise.

Your future job

  • Working in or with EU institutions
  • Position of responsibility in the EU affairs management of companies and NGOs
  • Economic and trade diplomacy
  • Consultancy and European Public affairs (lobbying) for business, NGOs, public institutions
  • Think tanks focusing on EU affairs
  • Journalism specialized in the business and economics aspects of EU affairs

Your programme

During this Masters, you will develop the skills necessary to grasp the complexity of the EU economic policies, European business strategies and the varied challenges companies and NGOs face in the moving environment of the EU.

The Masters 60 will be composed of:

  • professional focus courses
  • a special training week to address a major current European issue
  • a Master's thesis with a seminar to provide methodological inputs and feedback as well as presentation skills

Please note that, depending on your academic background, teaching units (= prerequisite courses) could be added to your master program.