KU Leuven

Leuven  Belgium

Why are more than 15,000 international students pursuing their relentless curiosity at KU Leuven? Because wonder and curiosity have driven our research since 1425. Fifteen academic faculties offer hundreds of bachelor's and master's programmes taught in English, which means we almost certainly have the programme your looking for. Classroom material is based on the work of more than 7,000 world-class researchers utilising modern facilities and infrastructure, earning KU Leuven plaudits as the most innovative university in Europe. The city of Leuven only a stone’s throw from Brussels, the capital of Europe and home to a wide array of leaders in government and industry. Strong governmental support for higher education means our are world-class programmes are truly affordable, offering students from around the world the opportunity to earn a degree from a world top-50 university. Come see why at KU Leuven, wonder and curiosity are soulmates.

Why study at KU Leuven?

Scientific curiosity is at the basis of our programmes.

Let yourself be inspired by the top-level researchers who’ll be sharing their insights with you.


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ranked in in the Times Higher Education World University Rankings (2023)

Leuven  Belgium

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About KU Leuven

KU Leuven combines a 600-year-old academic tradition with cutting-edge research in one of the world’s most esteemed and innovative universities. Across the university, driven researchers and curious students continually gain new insights and use their knowledge to tackle the foremost challenges of our time.

Once enrolled, students are challenged by rigorous classes and exams that make earning a KU Leuven diploma a true mark of distinction. Our global approach is reflected in our student body, with 150+ different nationalities represented amongst our more than 15,000 international students. Our 100+ programmes taught in English are hosted at campuses in Leuven, Brussels and Antwerp, each city home to a unique slate of cultural and experiential opportunities. More than 20 international student organisations exist on our Leuven campus alongside a dedicated international student centre, Pangea. Studying in Belgium also offers easy access to the best of European culture, with Paris, London and Cologne all pleasantly accessible by a two-hour train ride.

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