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Studying in Belgium

Why Study in Belgium?

A multicultural society, where English is widely spoken and the central location makes for easy visits to other parts of Europe – Paris, Amsterdam and London are all less than two hour's train journey from Brussels.

Costs of living

Typical prices (GBP, April 2015) are:

  • Apartment £506 - £672 per month
  • Meal, inexpensive restaurant £9.44
  • Meal at McDonalds £5.44
  • Domestic beer (0.5 litre draught) £2.18
  • Imported beer (0.33 litre bottle) £2.18
  • Cappuccino £1.75
  • Coke/Pepsi (0.33 litre bottle) £1.40
  • Water (0.33 litre bottle) £1.27
  • Loaf of bread £1.09
  • Cigarettes £3.99
  • One-way ticket local transport £1.45
  • Cinema ticket £6.72

Helpful links

International Rankings

University Rankings 2018–19

University QS
QS World University Rankings 2018–19

Global university rankings compiled annually by Quacquarelli Symonds (QS). QS ranks institutions by the following key indicators; academic peer review, faculty student ratio, citations per faculty, recruiter review, international orientation.

See the QS World University Rankings here, and more on making sense of international rankings here.

THE
THE World University Rankings 2018–19

Global university rankings compiled annually by the Times Higher Education (THE). THE ranks institutions by performance in the following categories; Industry Income, Teaching, Research and Citations.

See THE World University Rankings here, and more on making sense of international rankings here.

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Business School Rankings 2019

Business School Financial Times
Financial Times Global MBA Ranking 2019

Global MBA rankings compiled annually by the Financial Times. MBA programmes are ranked by a number of key indicators including salary increase, value for money, career progression. Note this ranking only applies to each business school’s full-time MBA programme.

The Economist
The Economist Which MBA? Ranking 2018

Global MBA rankings compiled annually by The Economist. MBA programmes are ranked by the following categories; career opportunities, personal development, salary increase and potential to network. Note this ranking only applies to each business school’s full-time MBA programme.

Accreditation
AACBS
Association to Advance Collegiate Schools of Business

More about the Association to Advance Collegiate Schools of Business (AACSB) accreditation here.

AMBA
Association of MBA

More about the Association of MBA (AMBA) accreditation here.

EQUIS
European Quality Improvement System

More about the European Quality Improvement System (EQUIS) accreditation here.

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