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KU Leuven

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Situated in Belgium, in the heart of Western Europe, KU Leuven has been a centre of learning for nearly six centuries. Today, it is Belgium's largest university and, founded in 1425, one of the oldest and most renowned universities in Europe. As a leading European research university and co-founder of the League of European Research Universities (LERU), KU Leuven offers a wide variety of international master’s programmes, all supported by high-quality, innovative, interdisciplinary research. Since its founding, KU Leuven has been based in the city that shares its name. Leuven is a pleasant, safe and bustling student town, where centuries-rich history meets cutting-edge science. The university also offers degree programmes at campuses in 11 Belgian cities, including Brussels, Ghent and Antwerp.

Country Belgium
School name KU Leuven
City Leuven
Degree Bachelor, Maser, PhD
Faculty
(Undergraduate)
Faculty of Theology and Religious Studies
Institute of Philosophy
Faculty of Economics and Business (FEB)
Faculty of Engineering Technology
Faculty
(Graduate)
Faculty of Theology and Religious Studies
Institute of Philosophy
Faculty of Canon Law
Faculty of Law
Faculty of Economics and Business (FEB)
Faculty of Social Sciences
Faculty of Arts
Faculty of Psychology and Educational Sciences
Faculty of Science
Faculty of Engineering Science
Faculty of Bioscience Engineering
Faculty of Engineering Technology
Faculty of Architecture
Faculty of Medicine
Faculty of Kinesiology and Rehabilitation Sciences
Coed/Woman Coeducation
Establishment Public
Language used in the class English, Dutch, French, Spanish
Religious background Christianity
Year of foundation 1425
The number of students (Undergraduate) 18,565
The number of students (Graduate) 22,690
Test required for admission Document screening and language proficiency
% applicants admitted N/A
The number of foreign students 6,724
ARWU Rank (2013 ranking) N/A
QS Rank (2013 rankings) N/A
THE Rank (2013 rankings) 61
Address Oude Markt 13 - bus 5005 3000 Leuven BELGIUM
Link to official website http://www.kuleuven.be/english
Link to contact website http://www.kuleuven.be/english/contact