Blue Flower

The Institute for European Studies (IES - is an autonomous department of the Vrije Universiteit Brussel (VUB - Free University of Brussels), created in 2001 through an initiative taken by Flemish Government.

It teaches advanced Master Programs, and focuses on interdisciplinary research in european studies, more specifically on the role of EU in an international setting. Within this scope, it provides academic services to scholars, policy makers and general public.