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Your career after the IEE-ULB

At IEE-ULB, we prepare our students for their insertion into the marketplace, and into a career in the field of European affairs.


Some of our Masters and specialized Masters programmes include a professionalisation module and an internship. Proud of its 7500 alumni, the IEE-ULB encourages the exchange between our alumni and its current students.

IEE-ULB professionalisation modules

Some of our Masters and specialized Masters programmes include a professionalisation module. It is compulsory for the Master in European Studies and the Specialized Master in EU Interdisciplinary Studies. It is optional for the Specialized Master in EU Law. The module account for 15% to 30% of the training.

IEE-ULB involvement in European construction

Since its inception, the Institute has seen more than 7500 students graduate. Their number varies according to the stages of European construction. IEE graduates are from 42 countries, with the majority coming from Belgium, France, Italy, and Spain… The majority of them studied political science or law.

Nearly 30% of graduates between 2003 and 2015 work in national and international and European organisations, in particular the European Parliament, the Commission and the Court of Justice of the EU, but also at the World Bank and United Nations.

A career in the private sector

20% of our graduates between 2003 and 2015 are active in the banking, insurance and business sectors; 22% work as consultants and in associations and lobbys representing diverse interests. 11,60 directed their careers towards research and teaching and more than 10% work in law firms.

IEE-ULB Alumni

The AlumnIEE association’s objective is to bring together IEE-ULB graduates from all disciplines, to offer them a framework for debating European affairs during events and via our publications.

Our alumni contribute to the prestige and influence of the IEE-ULB in the professional world.

Jobs, internships, and other resources

The IEE supports its students in their search for an internship and after their graduation by publishing offers on the intranet, the Virtual University, and the l’ULB Career Center.

We also provide useful addresses via our communication channels and create partnerships with organisations that host our students on a regular basis.

Finally, we organise recruitment and mentoring meetings and promote a series of professional exchanges during the academic year between our current students and our alumni.


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