FAQ

All your questions answered

General

During a case competition, companies ask students to take a closer look at one of the challenges that they are facing. These challenges are referred to as cases. Moreover, students will be challenged to find a creative, efficient or lucrative solution for these cases.

No, there are no requirements regarding your background or experiences. Students from all fields of study are welcome to participate, provided they are in their 3rd Year or Higher

The 2021 edition of the Leuven Case Competition has been completed. The date and location of the 2022 edition will be released on this website. Stay tuned! 

Our event will be held in English, as such all information will be announced in English and participants will be expected to pitch their solutions in English.

The dress code is business formal, we advise you to wear a rather formal outfit.

You will need a fully charged laptop, as at some locations, there might not be a lot of opportunities to charge your laptop, and access to the internet to participate in LCC! At the event, we will provide you with the information needed to connect to the internet. 

Once the locations are released, you will find all information on how to get to the event on the Practical page. It will show you how to get to the location by car, by public transport, etc. 

Participating in a case competition helps you develop certain important skills, such as problem solving, giving presentations and pitching your ideas. LCC also gives you the opportunity to network with the partnering companies and other students after the event. 

A few weeks before the competition, a schedule will be uploaded on the website and our social media.

You can check out our student case guide. It includes how to form your team, how to prepare, and how to best organize your time during the competition.

Registration

Everyone who is in their third Year or higher can participate. First and second Bachelor students will NOT be accepted. However, students from all faculties can register and participate.

You can enter with a group of 4 or as a duo. As all teams consist of 4, we will do our best to pair your team of 2 together with another duo so that you can participate as well. Be aware that each team member will have to upload their CV along with your registration.

The selection round of the event is free of charge. To participate in the Final Case Day, you will be charged an entrance fee of around 30 euros. This fee will cover your breakfast, lunch, dinner, drinks and closing after party.

Yes, changes can be made to your team by emailing to lcc@ekonomika.be. Specify which team member you are substituting and make sure that you provide the correct information of the new member. (Full name, date of birth, student number, studies, university, study phase, CV)

Deadline for any changes is the same as the registration deadline. 

You can enter with a group of 4 or as a duo. As all teams consist of 4, we will do our best to pair your team of 2 together with another duo so that you can participate as well. Be aware that each team member will have to upload their CV along with your registration.

Cases

Each team will have to solve the Selection Case. The best 50 teams will progress to the Final Case Day where they will have to solve 3 more cases.

Yes, teams will remain unchanged during the whole event.

The teams that registered as a duo will be paired with another duo. The newly formed team of 4 will remain unchanged during the whole event.

Any other questions?

Feel free to contact us!