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.
Web site for Inbound exchange student
Full time load:
30 ECTs / semester
Spring 2016: Orientation days start on February 1st, 2016. Academic semester starts on February 8th, 2016. End of the second semester June 25th 2016.
Fall 2015: Orientation days start on September 14th, 2015. Academic semester starts on September 21st 2015. End of the first semester January 30th 2016.
Good academic standing, Depending on exchange program. Please consult with the Faculty.
No on-campus accommodation. Off- campus accommodation:http://www.kuleuven.be/english/studentservices/accommodation
€750 – €900 (rough estimation). This includes study necessities, housing (including rent, heating, water, electricity), meals, clothing (including washing), medical expenses and insurance, others (e.g. recreation, transportation, …).
Name:Hans Crab, Advisor International Mobility