Access Requirements

Master course admission requirements are defined by the French Community of Belgium Decree of 7 November 2013 defining the hiher education landscape and the academic organisation of courses.

General and specific admission requirements for this programme must be satisfied at the time of enrolling at the university.

Unless explicitly mentioned, the bachelor's, master's and licentiate degrees listed in this table or on this page are to be understood as those issued by an institution of the French, Flemish or German-speaking Community, or by the Royal Military Academy.

In the event of the divergence between the different linguistic versions of the present conditions, the French version shall prevail.



Specific access requirements


In addition to fulfilling the specific conditions described here below, candidates must provide proof of sufficient command of the French language (level B2 of the Common European Framework of Reference).
Given the organization of courses taught in English within the programme, a sufficient command of this language (level B1 of the Common European Framework of Reference) is strongly recommended.

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DEADLINES TO SUBMIT A UCLOUVAIN ONLINE REQUEST

- APRIL 30 for candidates nationals of a country outside the European Union, not residing in Belgium and needing a visa
- AUGUST 31 for all applicants nationals of a country of the European Union or a national of a country with exemption from visa (Norway, Liechtenstein, Monaco, Switzerland and Iceland) holders or future holders of a foreign access degree (i.e. non Belgian degree) AND for all nationals of a country outside the European Union, residing in Belgium and not needing a visa
- SEPTEMBER 30 for all applicants nationals of a country of the European Union or nationals of a country with exemption from visa (Norway, Liechtenstein, Monaco, Switzerland and Iceland) holders or future holders of a Belgian access degree (i.e. Belgian degree).

Please note that attendance is mandatory as of the start of the academic year.

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Tuition fees 2022-2023

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DIRECT ACCESS OR ACCESS BASED ON APPLICATION? >> CHECK THE REQUIREMENTS AND PROCEDURES IN THE TABLE HERE BELOW

I AM (future) HOLDER OF:

University Bachelors

Diploma Special Requirements Access Remarks
UCLouvain Bachelors
Bachelor in Economics and Management (site of Louvain-la-Neuve) - ECGE1BA Direct access The programme will consist of advanced management courses > direct online registration
Bachelor in Management (site de Mons) - GESM1BA Direct access The programme will consist of advanced management courses > direct online registration
Bachelor : Business Engineering (site de Louvain-la-Neuve) - INGE1BA Direct access The programme will consist of advanced management courses > direct online registration
Bachelor : Business Engineering (site de Mons) - INGM1BA Direct access The programme will consist of advanced management courses > direct online registration
Other UCLouvain bachelors - No access
Others Bachelors of the French speaking Community of Belgium
Bachelier en sciences économiques et de gestion Direct access The programme will consist of advanced management courses > direct online registration
Bachelier en sciences de gestion Direct access The programme will consist of advanced management courses > direct online registration
Bachelier en ingénieur de gestion Direct access The programme will consist of advanced management courses > direct online registration
Bachelier en sciences économiques - No access
Any other bachelor - No access
Bachelors of the Dutch speaking Community of Belgium
Bachelor in de toegepaste economische wetenschappen Direct access The programme will consist of advanced management courses > direct online registration
Bachelor in ingenieurs wetenschappen Direct access The programme will consist of advanced management courses > direct online registration
Foreign Bachelors
Non-belgian bachelor's university degree of minimum 4 years (equivalent to 240 credits including the completion of a Master's thesis) issued by a recognized academic institutionMeet the general and specific access requirements Access based on application If general and specific access requirements are met > possibility of access based on application with the possible addition of a maximum of 60 additional credits into the master's programme > Submit a UCLouvain online request

Non university Bachelors

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Holders of a bachelor's degree, from long type belgian non-university higher education, in commercial engineering or in business management may, do not have access to the Master 60 in Management.
However, they can, after analysis of the file by the jury, have access to the Master 120 in Management or access, under certain conditions, to the Master 120 in Business Engineering (for holders of a bachelor in commercial engineering only).

Holders of one of the short non-university bachelor's degrees listed below have access to the Master 60 in Management with the addition of a minimum of 45 credits and a maximum of 60 credits of additional teaching units (EU) (= complementary module) > List of additional teaching units of the complementary module > Submit a UCLouvain online request

Holders of a 2nd cycle University degree

Diploma Special Requirements Access Remarks
"Licenciés"
Belgian "licence" in another field than ManagementMeet the general and specific access requirements Access based on application If general and specific access requirements are met > possibility of access based on application with the possible addition of two prerequisites courses into the master's programme : one course in Economie politique and one course in Mathématiques > Submit a UCLouvain online request
Non-belgian Licence's (2nd cycle) university degree issued by a recognized academic institutionMeet the general and specific access requirements Access based on application If general and specific access requirements are met > possibility of access based on application file with the possible addition of two prerequisites courses into the master's programme : one course in Economie politique and one course in Mathématiques > Submit a UCLouvain online request
Masters
Belgian Master in another field than ManagementMeet the general and specific access requirements Access based on application If general and specific access requirements are met > possibility of access based on application with the possible addition of two prerequisites courses into the master's programme : one course in Economie politique and one course in Mathématiques > Submit a UCLouvain online request
Non-belgian Master's university degree issued by a recognized academic institutionMeet the general and specific access requirements Access based on application If general and specific access requirements are met > possibility of access based on application with the possible addition of two prerequisites courses into the master's programme : one course in Economie politique and one course in Mathématiques > Submit a UCLouvain online request

Holders of a non-University 2nd cycle degree

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For more information about transition programs to university, please follow the link passerelles.

Access based on validation of professional experience

> It is possible, under certain conditions, to use one's personal and professional experience to enter a university course without having the required qualifications. However, validation of prior experience does not automatically apply to all courses. Find out more about Validation of priori experience.

To see what management courses are available in the continuing education programme, please refer to: https://uclouvain.be/lsm-formation-continue

Access based on application

Admission on the basis of a submitted dossier may be granted either directly or on the condition of completing additional coursework of a maximum of 60 ECTS credits, or refused.

Access based on application for (future) holders of a Belgian degree: you must of course meet the general and specific access requirements mentioned in the table above according to the degree you have or will obtain and then you must

  1. complete and submit an online application to UCLouvain and follow the procedure
  2. additionally submit an online application directly to the faculty "Louvain School of Management" and send a dossier

Access based on application for (future) holders of a non-Belgian degree: you must of course meet the general and specific access requirements mentioned in the table above according to the degree you have or will obtain and then you must complete and submit an online application to UCLouvain and follow the procedure

Admission and Enrolment Procedures for general registration

Please visit the UCLouvain enrolment Office