The Brussels School of Competition (BSC) is a non-profit organisation based in Brussels, with a mission to foster education, compliance and research in the field of competition law and economics. It is organised under the auspices of the Federation of Enterprises in Belgium (FEB).


The Law and Economics of Merger Control

Friday 11 January 2019, Friday 18 January 2019, Friday 25 January 2019

This module will cover in particular the following topics :

1. Adoption of the EUMR
2. Application of the EUMR
3. Pillars of EU merger control
4. Comparison with U.S. merger control law
5. Evolution of EU merger control
6. Notion...

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Law & AI: First Dive in AI

The Brussels School of Cognitive Technology and Law (BSCTL) is pleased to announce the 2nd edition of the very first programme dedicated to the legal and public policy questions raised by the introduc…

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Programme on Law, Cognitive Technologies & AI (2019)



Taught in English, it comprises 12 sessions. The courses are held at the Federation of Enterprises in Belgium (FEB) on the following Fridays from 9 am to 12 noon, except for the end-of-year conference, which will take place on a Thursday afternoon.

The programme comprises the following courses:


11.01.19 - Module 1: First dive in AI
01.02.19 - Module 2: AI, public policy and regulation 
15.02.19 - Module 3: Ethics and AI
22.02.19 - Module 4: Liability
15.03.19 - Module 5: Big data: legal framework and practice

22.03.19 - Module 6: Initiation to algorithm design
29.03.19 - Module 7: AI Applications for lawyers  
26.04.19 - Module 8: Beyond AI tools: blockchain and other legal tech
03.05.19 - Module 9: AI tools for the public sector: law enforcement and decision making
10.05.19 - Module 10: Cybersecurity
24.05.19 - Module 11: AI & life sciences

13.06.19 - Module 12: Future of the legal profession

Venue: FEB, Rue Ravensteinstraat 4, 1000 Brussels 
Working language: English

Participation fees: €250, excluding VAT (21%) per session




Register for individual modules


You can always register for a module a few days before it starts. Complete the application form and send it back to

Upcoming: Module 'Vertical Restraints' with Luc Peeperkorn (European Commission) and Frank Wijckmans (contrast) - 30.11, 07.12 & 14.12.2018

For more information, send an email to

Registrations now open for academic year 2018-2019


The academic year 2018-2019 will start in September 2018 and end in June 2019.

Before applying for the LL.M. programme in Competition Law and Economics, please read our admission and organisation sections.

Complete the application form and send it back to

Should you have any questions, please contact Huyen Vo, BSC Manager, at

The programme in a Nutshell

The programme has been designed to meet the needs of companies and their counsels, who have to cope with increasingly complex competition rules and the unprecedented economic risks arising from the enforcement of those rules.

  • Entirely taught in English in Brussels
  • Divided into 10 modules and 3 Clinical seminars covering the full range of European competition law and economic issues: joint ventures and horizontal cooperation agreements, vertical agreements and distribution networks, cartels, abuse of dominance, mergers and acquisitions, state aid, etc. The programme 2018-2019 will be pretty much the same as 2017-2018
  • High-level lectures taught by outstanding academics. Meet our faculty.
  • Flexible training programme compatible with the requirements of professional practice. Every Friday afternoon from 12.30 to 18.00
  • Opportunities to socialise and meet fellow competition professionals on a regular basis.


Congratulations to the graduates of 2016/2017


The Brussels School of Competition (BSC) was delighted to welcome Sir Christopher Bellamy, chairman of Linklaters' Global Competition, as the special guest at the Graduation Ceremony this year. He delivered an inspiring keynote speech on Brexit to the new graduates who received their degrees from BSC directors Charles Gheur and Nicolas Petit.

Seven years after its establishment, the BSC continues to be the training provider of choice for those wanting to broaden their knowledge of competition law and economics.

Click here to see the photo gallery of the Graduation Ceremony.

Top 10 List for LL.M. in Competition Law


We are pleased to announce that the BSC has been selected as a top school in LLM GUIDE’s recently published Top 10 Lists, for LL.M. programmes in Competition Law.

We are very thankful to our professors and alumni!