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).


EU competition law and Intellectual Property

Friday 20 April 2018, Friday 27 April 2018, Friday 4 May 2018 >> CHANGE OF DATES

This module will cover in particular the following topics :

1. Economic rationale for the protection of intellectual creations
2. Various types of IPRs and their respective regulatory frameworks
3. Alternative instruments to encourage innovation
4. Use and...

See our complete programme


Law & AI: Ethics and AI

Course content AI applications raise dozen ethical dilemmas. Shall a self-driving car follow its lawful trajectory and lethally hit a young biker, or shall it stray from its course, hit a tree and kil…

Read More


Register for individual modules (17-18)


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

Upcoming: Module 'EU Competition Law and Intellectual Property' with Miguel Rato (Quinn Emanuel) and Esther van Zimmeren (Uinversity of Antwerp) - 20.04, 27.04 and 04.05

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.

Programme on Law, Cognitive technologies & AI


The BSCTL is pleased to announce the very first study programme entirely devoted to the questions raised by the introduction of cognitive technologies and artificial intelligence in legal services.

It is aimed at all legal experts who wish to prepare for and learn about the changes that the legal profession is undergoing.

Taught in English, it comprises seven morning sessions. The courses are held at the Federation of Enterprises in Belgium (FEB) on the following Fridays from 9 am to 12 noon: 08.12, 26.01, 23.02, 23.03, 20.04, 18.05 and 15.06. You can also register for one (or several) specific session(s).


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!