Founded in 1953 by Professor Baron André Vlerick, Vlerick Business School has evolved into the leading business school in Belgium and one of the top business schools in Europe. The School benefits from the amassed knowledge of the two largest Belgian universities, Ghent University and the Katholieke Universiteit Leuven.
Vlerick focuses on management education and research to meet the needs of managers and entrepreneurs at different stages in their careers. The School offers an International MBA programme and numerous training programmes for company executives. Close connections with the international corporate world lead to practice-based research in cooperation with numerous companies and organisations. Thousands of Vlerick graduates are successfully operating at top management levels in manufacturing, services, consultancy, and the public sector in over 100 countries.
Vlerick is one of the few business schools to hold the three most important accreditations relevant to the world of management education: EQUIS, AMBA and AACSB. The School has four campuses: Ghent, Leuven and Brussels (in Belgium) and St.Petersburg (Russia).