Solvay Brussels School of Economics and Management The Solvay Brussels School has been created through the merger of the Solvay Business School and the Economics Department of the ULB. The mission of the SBS-EM is to generate and share knowledge in the disciplines of economics and management.

Founded on a strong focus on Innovation and Entrepreneurship, Solvay Executive MBA offers to its participants a full set of skills and top-notch knowledge to succesfully face a competitive and fast-moving world. To achieve this, they follow a very intensive and highly demanding programme in order to gain a firm practical understanding of the management trends shaping  international business environment. Solvay Executive MBA offers a 18-month programme in English taking place in Brussels. International study trips are also organized every year to dive students into different business and learning environments.

Engage in Solvay Executive MBA journey and benefit from experiential learning and highly enriching interaction with top-notch faculty, business stakeholders and peers from all over the world!

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Programme Info

18-month programme: 1 long weekend/ every 3 weeks
Length of Programme: 18 months
Programme Structure: Thursday evening/ Friday +Sat. + Sunday morning
Starting Dates: September-Oct. 2019
Minimum years of work experience: 3-5 years
Application deadlines: Early September 2019
Courses conducted in: English
Tuition fees: 32,000 EUR
Accreditation(s): EQUIS, AMBA

Student Body

Number of Nationalities: 21
Average Age: 34 years
Length of Work Experience:
- 6-10 years: 52%
- 3-5 years: 40%
- 0-2 years: 8%


University Degree: Bachelor
GMAT: 550
English test(s): GMAT or on-campus assessment
Language fluency: English


Tuition fees: 32.000 €

10% Early-bird discount for applications submitted by 15th May 2019

Number of nationalities: 12
Percentage of international students: 87%

• Africa 12%
• Asia 19%
• Europe (outside Belgium) 31% / Europe (Belgium): 19%
• Americas : 13%
• Australia: 6%

Men/Women Ratio: 35%
Age Range: 26- 40
Average Age: 33
Length of Work Experience::
Average 9 years
Minimum 3 years

Numerical and logic proficiency:

GMAT (not mandatory): Min score 550

OR* Solvay test (mandatory if you don't hold a gmat): Min. 50%

English proficiency:

TOEFL (not mandatory): min 240 or 95/IELTS: min.: 7.0/Cambridge: min. B/ or

OR* Solvay English test (mandatory if you don't hold any of the certifications above)

Admission Interview


*Tests on campus if the candidate doesn’t have a GMAT, a TOEFL, IELTS…

Tuition fees (the currency is given according to the country where the school is based):

° Solvay Executive MBA : 32.000 € 

10% Early-bird discount for applications submitted by 15th May 2019

Application fee: none

Estimate for accommodation/living costs, insurance:  € 15,000 per year


Address: Avenue Roosevelt 42, Brussels, Belgium 1050
Telephone: +32.2.650.66.73
Contact persons:
MBA Admissions Office: Hélène Lambillon (
MBA Program Director: Bruno van Pottelsberghe