Filip Abraham


Filip Abraham obtained a PhD in Economics at the University of Michigan in 1987 after completing his undergraduate and master's studies at KU Leuven in Belgium. Since then he has been a Professor of International Economics and European integration in the department of Economics of KU Leuven and a Professor of International Business Economics in the University of Rochester Executive MBA programmes in Nyenrode (Netherlands) and Bern (Switzerland). He also teaches executive education programmes at Wharton University.

From 2001 till 2005, he was Dean of the Faculty of economics and applied econimics of KU Leuven. Since 2005, Filip Abraham is vice-rector for the humanities and social sciences at KU Leuven. Other professional experience includes positions at the International Monetary Fund and the University of Michigan.

Filip Abraham's expertise lies in European integration, the functioning of European markets, and the competitiveness of European countries and companies. He is the author of several books and articles and has lectured extensively on those topics.

For several years now, he has worked as an expert for the European Commission in various research contracts. He has been advising several companies, public and private institutions.

Filip Abraham participates actively in the policy debate in his home country, Belgium.


Job Title : Professor

Management Domain
Financial Services Management


Teaching in
Executive MBA
Online MBA

Expert in
Strategic Context & International Business
European Business
International Business
Economic Context
International Trade
European Integration