How to Apply

Louvain-La-Neuve

An information session takes place every academic year in November at UCLouvain.

Consult the presention of November 2019

CRITERIA

  • Students must hold a Bachelor degree (180 credits/ECTS) in Economics
  • Excellence (as testified by marks in the bachelor degree)
  • Proficiency in English
  • Motivation

The selection of the candidate is confirmed at the latest beginning of July* with the proof of bachelor program successful completion

*of the year of application

TIMELINE 

Step 1: Application to the Economics School International Office (Mrs. Géraldine Carette)

Applications from November 20st, 2018 to March 15, 2019.

PAY ATTENTION: The deadlines may vary depending on UCLouvain and partners' registration regulation (please get the accurate information from the administrative coordinator for International affairs - Mrs. Géraldine Carette). All candidates are encouraged to apply as early as possible. When the total number of slots in a programme is covered, no more applications will be reviewed for that specific programme.

Step 2: Interviews organized Mid-February and end of March (+ additional sessions if required). A skype meeting may be organized for international students and for Belgian students involved in an exchange program during the selection process.

Step 3: Selection confirmation after the interview

Step 4: Registration process at UCL Office of the Registrar (see details under)

FOR BELGIAN STUDENTS

Fill in the following paper application form .

Append the following documents to the application form:

  • a covering letter
  • an official transcript and certified copy of your undergraduate degree (or the transcripts of each year of higher education since leaving secondary school)
  • an ID photo
  • Highly recommended: a certificate or test result showing the level of English (TOEFL, IELTS, etc.). UCL department of economics TOEFL institution code is 4169. Recommended scores: TOEFL: 550/213/79 (paper/computer/internet) - IELTS: 6. Deadlines for sending the test results: end of June (year of application).
  • Optional: GRE or GMAT test result. UCL department of economics GRE institution code is 4169
  • FOR NON-UCL/UNAMUR STUDENTS ONLY: 2 letters of recommendation in a sealed enveloppe.

Send the application file to the administrative coordinator for international affairs: Mrs. Géraldine Carette

 
FOR INTERNATIONAL STUDENTS

Fill in the following application form . 

Append the following documents to the application form:

  • A recent certificate of your nationality or a photocopy of your passport or a photocopy of your national identity card
  • A covering letter
  • A double-sided photocopy of your certificate of secondary education with details of the marks obtained in the final examinations (transcripts of records)
  • A certified copy in the original of all your higher education qualifications (or proof of results if certificates are not yet available)
  • A certified copy in the original of all the marks obtained for each year of higher education since leaving secondary school with details of the results gained (results for years where a pass was not obtained must also be provided)
  • If necessary, original proof of activities you have undertaken the last 5 years, including the dates of each activity (proof of employment, internships, etc.)
  • A detailed curriculum vitae, dated and signed
  • 2 letters of recommendation in a sealed enveloppe
  • Highly recommended: a certificate or test result showing the level of English (TOEFL, IELTS, etc.). UCL department of economics TOEFL institution code is 4169. Recommended scores: TOEFL: 550/213/79 (paper/computer/internet) - IELTS: 6. Deadlines for sending the results: end of June (year of application).
  • Optional: GRE or GMAT test result. UCL department of economics GRE institution code is 4169

Send the application file to the administrative coordinator for international affairs: Mrs. Géraldine Carette.

NOTE: For non-EU students it is mandatory to send the application before mid-April (year of application).

Official registration at UCL ONLY after confirmation of your selection by the administrative coordinator for international affairs.

For student with a Belgian degree (UCL and non-UCL students): enroll in the master program for which you've been selected (ECON2MS/G, ECON2MA, ETRI2MA).

For International students (EU and non-EU): follow the UCL official application procedure. IMPORTANT: You've already sent the requested list of documents at the selection process, you DO NOT HAVE to send it twice. Complete the online application form and send a copy of it to Mrs. Géraldine Carette.