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Programme and Courses

Further information

You can find here our brand new promotional brochure about the Solvay Summer School 2018.

Should you need further information, feel free to contact us through summerschool [at] solvay [dot] edu


There will be a mix of academic sessions and workshops of 2 hours each, given by SBS-EM’s professors guest speakers. This programme also includes the visit of the EU parliament. Our main purpose is to allow you to experience all aspects of student life in Brussels through a great set of activities. It is therefore the perfect mixture between education and entertainment.


As Solvay Summer School gives 2 ECTS credits for its courses, you can easily transfer credits to other European Universities using the ECTS system. We do, however, recommand that you check with your home institution before applying to SSS to be sure that the credits are transferable. 


The main course aims to provide a broad overview and analysis of the business environment in the European Union. The main emphasis is put on European entrepreneurship, geopolitical concerns and understanding of European economic news.

The 4 options aim to provide a tailored analysis of “Entrepreneurship and Technology”, “Economics and Finance”, “Business Law” or “International Business (Advanced)” with half of the courses being given on these specific topics. It develops students’ grasp of business, economics and policy issues and especially their interactions.


Economics & Finance

Engage in the Solvay Economic experience and learn about all the economic and financial topics. This option is for students who are eager to learn about Central Banking and Current Economic Environments. By choosing this option, renown teachers will make sure that you will learn about Insurance Regulation in Europe and EU political events.

Entrepreneurship & Technologies

Become immersed in the heart of Solvay and explore the Brussels Valley! With this option, you will ensure your future as an Entrepreneur! Professors will equip you with the skills to master an elevator pitch through several marketing challenges with fellow participants. Participate in interactive workshops led by marketing experts with a passion for the SAVED framework.

Advanced Business

Motivated students who attend the Advanced Business Option will be intellectually challenged and will develop skills in digital innovation and fintech. The style of instruction is designed to foster a passion EU political events and allows students to engage in a transformational educational experience.

Business Law

Attending the Business Law option will give you the opportunity to teach more about this complex topic by learning the legal perspective of doing business today. The option will focus on the European Union laws where you will be able to analyze the Challenges of the 21st Century that the EU has to face.


Length of the programme

The 2018’s edition takes place from August 17th, 2018 to August 26th, 2018.

The courses will begin on Monday morning and finish on Friday morning.