Katholieke Universiteit Leuven

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University Overview

Established in 1425, Katholieke Universiteit Leuven (Catholic University of Leuven) is a non-profit private higher education institution located in the urban setting of the large town of Leuven (population range of 50,000-249,999 inhabitants), Flemish Brabant. This institution has also branch campuses in the following location(s): Kortrijk. Officially accredited and/or recognized by the Vlaams Ministerie van Onderwijs en Vorming, België (Flemish Ministry of Education and Training, Belgium), Katholieke Universiteit Leuven (KU Leuven) is a very large (uniRank enrollment range: 35,000-39,999 students) coeducational higher education institution formally affiliated with the Christian-Catholic religion. Katholieke Universiteit Leuven (KU Leuven) offers courses and programs leading to officially recognized higher education degrees such as bachelor degrees in several areas of study. See the uniRank degree levels and areas of study matrix below for further details. KU Leuven also provides several academic and non-academic facilities and services to students including a library, sport facilities and/or activities, study abroad and exchange programs, as well as administrative services.

University Identity

Name
Name Catholic University of Leuven
Acronym KU Leuven
Founded 1425
Motto Sedes Sapientiae
Seat of Wisdom
Colours Blue and white

University Location

Address Naamsestraat 22
Leuven (population range: 50,000-249,999)
3000 Flemish Brabant
Belgium
T +32 (16) 324 311
F +32 (16) 324 330
Other locations Kortrijk

Degree Levels & Study Areas


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Yearly Tuition Range

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Undergraduate
Postgraduate
Local student Not reported Not reported
Int'l student Not reported Not reported

University Admissions

Gender Admission Men and Women (coed)
International Students Yes, international applicants are welcome to apply for admission
Admission Selection Not reported
Admission Rate Not reported
Admission Office

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Size and Profile

Student Enrollment Total Enrolment Range 35,000-39,999
Academic Staff Total Faculty Range over-5,000
Control Type Control Type Private
Entity Type Entity Type Non-Profit
Academic Calendar Academic Calendar Semesters
Campus Setting Campus Setting Urban
Religious Affiliation Christian-Catholic Christian-Catholic

Facilities and Services

Library University Library Yes Go to Katholieke Universiteit Leuven's Library
Housing Not reported
Sport Facilities University Sport Facilities Yes
Financial Aids Not reported
Study Abroad Study Abroad and International Exchange Programs Yes
Distance Learning Not reported

Accreditation

Institutional Accreditation or Recognition
Vlaams Ministerie van Onderwijs en Vorming, België


Other Specialized or Programmatic Accreditations

  • Nederlands-Vlaamse Accreditatieorganisatie (NVAO)

Affiliations

  • European University Association (EUA)
  • League of European Research Universities (LERU)
  • Coimbra Group
  • International Federation of Catholic Universities (IFCU)
  • Conference of European Schools for Advanced Engineering Education and Research (CESAER)
  • Open

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Site last updated: Tuesday, 16 January 2018