Situated in the heart of Western Europe, KU Leuven (University of Leuven) has been a centre of learning for nearly six centuries. Today, it is Belgium's largest and highest-ranked 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 programmes in English, all supported by high-quality, innovative, interdisciplinary research.
The university caters to more than 40,000 students, of which 15.5% are international students from more than 140 countries.
KU Leuven's three doctoral schools provide internationally oriented PhD tracks for more than 4,000 doctoral students.
Boasting an outstanding central location, KU Leuven offers a truly international experience, high-quality education, world-class research and cutting-edge innovation.