Business & Information Systems Engineering

2 Jahre

To be eligible for the Master of Business and Information Systems Engineering , you must have obtained an academic bachelor degree including evidence of acquired competences in the following domains: economics (12 ECTS); business (24 ECTS); quantitative methods, technology and sciences (24 ECTS) and information systems (including programming) (27 ECTS). You will also be required to submit a TOEFL or IELTS certificate as well as a GMAT/GRE test result. More details can be found on the website.

More useful information about the admission requirements is available here.

Application deadline:
  • EEA citizens: 1 June
  • Non-EEA citizens: 1 March
  • Non-EEA citizens living in Belgium with a valid residence permit: 1 June

tuition fees:

  • EEA citizens: € 906.1
  • Non-EEA citizens: € 1,750
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Master of Science (MSc) in Business and Information Systems Engineering

In our modern society no organization can function without information systems. In the Master of Business and Information Systems Engineering programme students are trained in both business management as well as information systems in an international context. The programme is intended for holders of an academic Bachelor’s degree from a recognized university in business economics with a substantial quantitative, technological and IT component, or an academic Bachelor’s degree from a recognized university with a strong quantitative and/or technological focus and with sufficient knowledge of business economics and management science.

Business in the heart of Europe

The faculty aims to excel by offering research-based education in economics and business science while staying in touch with the corporate world and government circles. The faculty interfaces with business via a Corporate Council and a wide network of Fellows from the corporate world. Studying at a comprehensive university ranked 47th in the world (Times Higher Education University Rankings 2017-2018) guarantees an interdisciplinary approach and a healthy balance between rigor and relevance.

More useful information about the programme is available here.

Programme structure

Core courses year 1 (45 ECTS)
  • Advanced Database Management and Content Management
  • ICT Service Management
  • Architecture and Modelling of Management Information Systems
  • Knowledge Management and Business Intelligence
  • Software Architectures for Collaborative Systems
  • Applications of Operations Research and Statistics
  • Management Control and Cost Management
  • Energy Technology and Energy Economy
  • Philosophy and Ethics
Core courses year 2 (36 ECTS)
  • Quality Management
  • Strategic Management
  • Master's thesis
Specialization spread over year 1 and 2 (24 ECTS) Offered specializations
  • Architecture, Infrastructure and Big Data
  • Data Science
  • Information Systems and Technology Entrepreneurship
  • Information Systems and Human / Computer communication
  • Information Systems and Production / Logistics
  • Information Systems and Marketing
  • Information Systems and Accountancy / Finance / Risk
Electives spread over year 1 and 2 (15 ECTS)
  • Internship Project / Research Project
  • Capita Selecta and Integrated Business Project/Social Profit Project
  • Courses from Specialization packages

More useful information about the programme structure is available here.

Career opportunities

Information Technology has revolutionized the business world. Business and Information Systems Engineers usually start their career in business and/or IT consulting. They are also able to take up more traditional management tasks, armed with the ability to design, manage and improve business processes, services and decisions in a digital world. Given the variety of skills acquired, they are highly sought after by a wide range of companies for a variety of positions and sectors in Belgium and abroad. Typical job titles are: business analyst, analytics specialist, business intelligence analyst, big data specialist, operations manager, fintech specialist, customer intelligence director, fraud expert, compliance officer, IT manager, Chief Information Officer...

Results Alumni Survey: Employment record FEB graduates 2015-2016


KU Leuven
Faculty of Economics and Business
Leuven Campus
Naamsestraat 69
3000 Leuven, Belgium

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