Through this program students will have the opportunity to study in the capital of the European Union and the international center for politics and business during a semester or academic year at Vesalius College. Students can enroll in an impressive array of courses in the fields of Politics, International Affairs, International Business, Communications, and Liberal Arts, as well as various general education courses. These courses offer a truly unique glimpse into the heart of what makes Brussels such an exciting and influential city.
All courses are taught in English and are instructed by host university faculty at Vesalius College. Classes are comprised of both local and international students.
Please contact the Belgium Site Specialist with any questions related to the academics for this program.
- Internship Opportunities:
- Through this program, students may participate in internship opportunities in the fields of international relations/politics, business or communications with well-respected organizations throughout Brussels
- Internships are credit-bearing and are taken in place of one course
Students must have a minimum grade point average of 2.70.
Minimum Admissions Prerequisites
There is no language prerequisite for this program.
Courses and course hours of instruction are subject to change.
Some courses may require additional fees.
ECTS (European Credit Transfer and Accumulation System) credits are converted to semester credits/quarter units differently among U.S. universities. Students should confirm the conversion scale used at their home university when determining credit transfer.
Please note that some courses with locals have recommended prerequisite courses. It is the student's responsibility to consult any recommended prerequisites prior to enrolling in their course.
Summer 1 2017 (May 20, 2017 to Jul 8, 2017)
(IBUU3117) Program in Progress