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About Vlerick

Prepare to take your next leap

Transforming people for a better world - through our teaching, our research and our students

Being at Vlerick is a transformative experience. Before Vlerick, you have dreams. After Vlerick, you have the entrepreneurial fire, ability and connections to achieve them. This is where you immerse yourself in an international, inclusive environment at the heart of Europe. It’s where you learn about yourself and the impact you want to make. It’s where you discover the knowledge, mindset and confidence you need to take your next leap – and become the entrepreneurial leader our world needs. Join us – and together, we’ll create a better future. 


Are you ready to leap? To ignite your entrepreneurial fire? To become the leader we need for a better world?
Vlerick will empower you. All you have to do is leap.

Check out the Take the Leap video message of Marion Debruyne, Dean of Vlerick Business School


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Top ranked and triple accredited

From our very first entry into management education rankings, our school and our programmes have consistently ranked amongst Europe’s best. Both the Financial Times and QS rank us as a top-tier school. 

We’re also part of a select group of business schools who are accredited by all three major international quality assessment bodies: EQUIS, AMBA and AACSB. This triple accreditation highlights our commitment to setting the very highest standards in both management education and research. 

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Inspiring spaces

Our vibrant teaching is amplified by the dynamic learning environments you experience on our physical campuses and online. Proudly based in Brussels – the heart of Europe - we also have campuses in Ghent and Leuven. These inspiring environments blend traditional architecture, future-focused design and the latest digital technology. 

You’ll find that our innovative learning environments free up your thinking and ignite your entrepreneurial fire. 


Our leadership

Professor Marion Debruyne is the Dean of Vlerick and leads the school. She’s supported by our Board of Directors, who oversee our school’s strategy and performance – and by our General Director, Patrick De Greve, our Chairman, Frans Muller, and our Vice-Chairman, Louis Jonckheere. Our General Council supports with strategic and financial governance. 


Working at Vlerick

Joining Vlerick means becoming part of a dynamic, international and diverse team that is constantly striving to give our students and participants a transformative experience. You’ll be empowered to take ownership, grow personally and develop new professional skills. 

You’ll be surrounded and supported by an incredible team of people whose energy and passion are infectious. If you’re looking for a truly diverse, equitable and inclusive place to work, then Vlerick could quickly become like your second family. So take the leap – join us! 

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Donating to Vlerick

The success of our school comes from the strength of our community and the support they offer us. When you donate to Vlerick – whether it’s through an annual donation or a one-off gift – you help us to ignite an entrepreneurial fire in the leaders of the future. You give us the opportunity to keep making an impact on society and the world around us. 

There are many ways to give – and every donation makes a difference to our school. We are so grateful to everyone who supports us. 


Sustainable, Diverse and Inclusive

We inspire changemakers – and to do this we must always challenge ourselves and strive to create even greater and more positive impact.

We’re on a journey of continuous improvement, following a roadmap to make our school an ever-more sustainable, inclusive and diverse organisation. Find out about the leaps we are taking to drive positive change, right here in our school.

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Empowering international learning and mindsets

Our beating heart is Brussels – but our spirit and impact is felt across the world. We actively foster partnerships with high-profile business schools around the globe. And we create career-enhancing opportunities for our programme participants to experience business practice and learning across Europe, North America and Asia.

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Vlerick Shop

If you’re looking for a splash of Vlerick colour in your life, then head to our online shop. You’ll find plenty of ideas to treat yourself – or offer as gifts. Our Vlerick-branded clothing includes sweaters, T-shirts, running gear – and even baby grows. And don’t forget to pop a Vlerick teddy bear in your basket while you’re there!