Flip graduated from KU Leuven University (1987) magna cum laude.
He also obtained the following degrees:
a postgraduate in International Economic Law from Dubrovnik University (1988);
a postgraduate in Telecommunications Law from KU Leuven University (1989); and
a postgraduate in Telecommunications, Strategy and Regulation from Ghent University (1999).
Flip followed a program on negotiation and mediation lead by Professor Robert H. Mnookin of Harvard Law School (2008).
Flip is a native Dutch speaker and obtained the following language certificates :
“Business French”, Chambre de Commerce et d’Industrie de Paris, 1987; and
“English for Lawyers”, Cambridge Academy of English, 1997.