18 ECTS credits
450 h study time

Offer 1 with catalog number 8020302GNR for all students in the 2nd semester at a (G) Postgraduate - preliminary level.

2nd semester
Enrollment based on exam contract
Grading method
Grading (scale from 0 to 20)
Can retake in second session
Taught in
Faculty of Social Sciences & SolvayBusinessSchool
ES Academische eenheid
Educational team
Decaan ES (course titular)
Activities and contact hours
450 contact hours Independent or External Form of Study
Course Content

Instructions on what is expected for the internship will be offered in the first semester.

Under certain circumstances the internship can take place in a student's place of employment.

Course material
Course text (Required) : Professional Experience: Internship
Additional info

All compulsory courses of the Postgraduate programme in Economic Diplomacy or the Postgraduate Programme in International Trade and Investment can be relevant for the internship.

Learning Outcomes

General Competences

The internship’s learning objective is to enable students to put into practice the content of the courses they have followed on the programme.


The final grade is composed based on the following categories:
Practical Exam determines 60% of the final mark.
Other Exam determines 40% of the final mark.

Within the Practical Exam category, the following assignments need to be completed:

  • Internship Report with a relative weight of 60 which comprises 60% of the final mark.

Within the Other Exam category, the following assignments need to be completed:

  • Mentor and Student Evaluations with a relative weight of 40 which comprises 40% of the final mark.

    Note: The mentor and the student will each evaluate the internship separately, each evaluation provides 20 % of the mark

Additional info regarding evaluation


Allowed unsatisfactory mark
The supplementary Teaching and Examination Regulations of your faculty stipulate whether an allowed unsatisfactory mark for this programme unit is permitted.

Academic context

This offer is part of the following study plans:
Postgraduate Certificate Economic Diplomacy: Standaard traject
Postgraduate Certificate International Trade and Investment: Standaard traject