Université catholique de Louvain


  • Université catholique de Louvain

Institution type: 

  • University

Founded in 1425, the Université catholique de Louvain is a leading European university with nearly 30 000 students.

UCL is :

  • Comprehensive and multidisciplinary, offering programs  in all the fields of knowledge,
  • Cosmopolitan, with 5500 international students representing over 128 nationalities from all over the world
  • Multilingual, proposing degrees fully taught in English, in French or in both languages,
  • Renowned, ranked 146th worldwide (Shanghai ranking 2014)
  • International, collaborating with over 400 partner universities across 5 continents and member of several international networks of excellence( CEMS, CLUSTER, Erasmus Mundus, etc.)
  • Innovative, thanks to its cutting-edge research undertaken by 3000 researchers and 2000 PhD students in internationally- recognized Institutes
  • Multisite, with 6 campuses in Wallonia and Brussels,
  • Convivial, offering infrastructures (accomodations, libraries, etc.) and services adapted to students’ needs (sports, culture, etc.).

Studying at UCL means choosing an internationally-recognised institution placing the student at the centre of his educational process.


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Place de l'Université
1348 Louvain-la-Neuve

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