12 ECTS credits
300 h study time

Offer 2 with catalog number 8023622GNR for all students in the 1st semester at a (G) Postgraduate - preliminary level.

1st 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
300 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.

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

All compulsory courses of the Postgraduate Flagship Programme in Economic Diplomacy and International Business can be relevant for the internship.

Learning Outcomes

General competences

The internship’s learning objective is putting into practice the theoretical courses (i.e. the compulsory courses). This will be achieved by means of a three month lasting internship.


The final grade is composed based on the following categories:
Other Exam determines 100% of the final mark.

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

  • Internship Report with a relative weight of 100 which comprises 100% of the final mark.

Additional info regarding evaluation

The university foresees in an internship contract to be signed between the student, the internship organisation and the university.

Students can do an internship in a broad range of entities:

  • Embassies
  • Consulates and consulates general
  • Honorary Consuls
  • Investment and Trade Promotion Agencies
  • Ministries
  • Governmental departments
  • Parliaments
  • Political parties
  • International organisations
  • Labour unions
  • Federations: employer federations, industry federations,…
  • Chambers of commerce
  • Banks
  • Companies
  • Consultancy firms
  • Law firms
  • Press
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 Flagship Programme in Economic Diplomacy and International Business: Standaard traject