Belgium, Brussels

Public Policies

when 14 August 2020 - 23 August 2020
language English
duration 2 weeks
credits 2 EC
fee EUR 490

Today’s institutions need decision makers with interdisciplinary knowledge who are capable of understanding and solving complex managerial, economic and legal problems (public intervention, social behaviors and market dynamics). The course includes lectures, workshops and real-life company cases, creating an interactive learning environment.


As a participant, you wil have the opportunity to choose between four tailored options (being Business Law, Entrepreneurship, Corporate Finance or Public Policies). Seven classes will be given in this tailored option, whereas the other three classes are part of the main programme “European Business Challenges” of the Solvay Summer School.

Course leader

Prof. Dr. Philip Vergauwen

Target group

The course is open to all students but we do however recommand some basis in Economics.
The target group is students in 3rd year bachelor, Master or Post-Graduated in Business or Economics.

Course aim

The aim of the course is to give understanding in solving complex managerial, economic and legal problems within public intervention, social behaviors and market dynamics.

Credits info

2 EC
The program offers 2 ECTS credits upon successful completion.

Fee info

EUR 490: The Essentialist package (€490) includes the following:
- Course material
- Challenges and workshops with companies
- Breakfast and lunch at the university
- European Institutions visit
EUR 760: The Wanderer package (€760) includes the following:
- Course material
- Challenges and workshops with companies
- Breakfast and lunch at the university
- European Insitiutions visit
- Restaurants
- City visits and nightlife

You can also choose the Explorer package (€1050) that includes the following:
- Course material
- Challenges and workshops with companies
- Breakfast and lunch at the university
- European Insitiutions visit
- Restaurants
- City visits and nightlife
- Individual student room on campus

Early Bird: Book before February 1st, 2020 and get a discount of €100 on packs Explorer and Wanderer or a reduction of €50 on Essentialist.

Member of a partner university ? Benefit from a €65 discount on packs Explorer and Wanderer or a €50 discount on pack Essentialist.