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 Horizontal Cooperation Agreements

Friday 8 November 2019, Friday 15 November 2019, Friday 22 November 2019

This module will cover in particular the following topics :

1. Joint ventures – general issues
2. Principles of analysis under Art. 101 TFEU
3. Exchange of information agreements
4. R&D agreements
5. Production agreements
6. Purchasing...

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Law & AI programme 2019-2020

Attend our new educational programme on the law and policy questions raised by Artificial Intelligence (AI) and robotic technologies.   With 20 sessions, the programme offers a unique coverage of…

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Programme on Law, Cognitive Technologies & AI (2019-2020)


Taught in English, it comprises 20 sessions. The courses are held at the Federation of Enterprises in Belgium (FEB) on the following Fridays from 9 am to 12.30 pm, except for the end-of-year conference, which will take place on a Thursday afternoon.

The programme comprises the following courses:

Module 1: First dive (15.11.19)
Module 2: Public policy and regulation  (22.11.19)
Module 3: Initiation to algorithm design (29.11.19)
Module 4: Ethics and AI (06.12.19)

Module 5: Liability (13.12.19)
Module 6: GDPR (10.01.20)
Module 7: Competition and consumer protection (24.01.20)
Module 8: Non personal data (31.01.20)
Module 9: AI and law enforcement (07.02.20)
Module 10: Cybersecurity (14.02.20)
Module 11: AI & IP (21.02.20)

Module 12: Implementing an AI project in my organisation (06.03.20)
Module 13: AI applications for lawyers (13.03.20)
Module 14: Beyond AI: blockchain (and digital currencies) (20.03.20)
Module 15: Smart contracts (27.03.20)
Module 16: DIY: create your legal app (03.04.20)

Module 17: Finance (24.04.20)
Module 18: Mobility (08.05.20)
Module 19: Healthcare & life sciences (29.05.20)
Module 20: Legal services (11.06.20 => Thursday afternoon) 

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

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Upcoming: Module 'The Law and Economics of Cartel Agreements' - 11.10, 18.11 and 25.11.2019.

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2019 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!


Registrations now open for academic year 2019-2020


The academic year 2019-2020 will start in September 2019 and end in June 2020.

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 2 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. 
  • High-level lectures taught by outstanding academics. Meet our faculty.
  • Flexible training programme compatible with the requirements of professional practice. Every Friday afternoon from 13.30 to 18.00
  • Opportunities to socialise and meet fellow competition professionals on a regular basis.

Congratulations to the graduates of 2017/2018


The Brussels School of Competition (BSC) was delighted to welcome Melchior Wathelet, Minister of State, Professor of European Law and former First Advocate General at the Court of Justice of the European Union, as the special guest at the Graduation Ceremony this year. He delivered a keynote speech on 14-year experience at the Court of Justice and some competition cases to the new graduates who received their degrees from BSC directors Charles Gheur and Nicolas Petit.

8 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.