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University of Kent: Brussels School of Interntional Studies

University of Kent
Brussels School of International Studies 

Kent is the only UK university to have a postgraduate centre in ‘the capital of Europe’, home to major international organisations such as the EU and NATO and offers postgraduate programmes taught by world-leading academics and experienced practitioners. The School offers a variety of study options and networking opportunities in politics, law and international studies.

Our Brussels School of International Studies is a multidisciplinary school offering flexible Master’s and PhD courses in politics and law, providing in-depth analysis of contemporary issues including conflict, security, development, the political economy and the legal basis of a changing world.

Let's help you sharpen your focus and take that step up in your career.

Master’s and PhD programmes in law and international studies
We offer a range of taught courses, research degrees and individual modules from a variety of specialisms in international studies and law

With its interdisciplinary focus and the combination of academics and practitioners, the University’s Brussels School of International Studies (BSIS) offers you a unique and incomparable opportunity for education and professional advancement in the political capital. Its programmes and short courses cover the spectrum of international studies and you are therefore able to design a course to suit your individual strengths and needs.

Our Brussels school boasts a world-leading team, with a friendly and diverse community within our international staff and student body. Our postgraduate programmes are taught by world-leading academics and experienced practitioners.

January starts
You can start some of our postgraduate degrees this January. If you’re taking a career break to study this could be the best option for you. A January start also works well for overseas students as it allows more time to meet visa requirements. Find out more about our January intake programmes.

Career prospects & networking opportunities
We’re here to equip you with the essential skills to give you a competitive advantage when it comes to employment. At Kent, you acquire a high level of academic knowledge and develop transferable skills that can be applied to all aspects of employment.

The opportunities for networking in Brussels are first class and you regularly attend and contribute to the policy discussions and debates across the city. This is complemented by practitioners who either teach on courses in their field of expertise or who are invited to deliver specific lectures on a weekly basis

Valuable connections - the school has built up networks that give our students unparalleled opportunities for networking. Attend guest lectures and conferences alongside diplomats, politicians and business leaders from across the globe.

Our students and alumni
Brussels School of International Studies (BSIS) has a vibrant and growing alumni network. After graduation, students enter a wide range of careers in many different sectors. Read about some of alumni students. Or follow us on LinkedIn to discover our alumni spotlight series

Our Alumni have also agreed to share their experiences in their respective fields and to help where possible with internships and employment

Location & student life
Being located in Brussels itself -  the home to European Union institutions and NATO, as well as many NGOs and other international organisations, it's an inspirational place to study.

Brussels has a truly international feel. A lively busy city, with stunning historic architecture alongside modern buildings, it boasts many cafes and restaurants for places to unwind whilst studying here.

Brussels School of International Studies gives you a gateway to the 'real world' of international relations, policy-making and international law. There are conferences, seminars and receptions taking place all over the city that you can attend during your time here. Our location gives you a great opportunity to develop your knowledge and network with people and organisations in your area of interest.

For further information on all taught and research programmes do get in touch.
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Our LLM alumna Hazel Lincy Ebenezer discusses what made the experience so enriching and how the flexibility given in the degree was tailored to her interests and research goals.



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