Université Libre de Bruxelles

country rank  7
world rank  1030

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University Overview

Founded in 1834, Université Libre de Bruxelles (Free University of Brussels) is a non-profit private higher-education institution located in the urban setting of the metropolis of Brussels (population range of 1,000,000-5,000,000 inhabitants). This institution also has a branch campus in Charleroi. Officially recognized by the Direction générale de l'Enseignement non obligatoire et de la Recherche scientifique, Belgique (Directorate General for Non-Compulsory Education and Scientific Research), Université Libre de Bruxelles (ULB) is a large (uniRank enrollment range: 20,000-24,999 students) coeducational Belgian higher education institution. Université Libre de Bruxelles (ULB) offers courses and programs leading to officially recognized higher education degrees such as bachelor degrees, master degrees in several areas of study. See the uniRank degree levels and areas of study matrix below for further details. This 185 years old Belgian higher-education institution has a selective admission policy This higher education institution has an open admission policy. International students are welcome to apply for enrollment. ULB also provides several academic and non-academic facilities and services to students including a library, housing, sports facilities, study abroad and exchange programs, as well as administrative services.

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University Identity

Name
Name Free University of Brussels
Acronym ULB
Founded 1834 Established under the name  Université libre de Belgique, that was changed into the name it carries today in 1836.
Motto Scientia Vincere Tenebras
Conquering darkness by science

University Location

Address Avenue Franklin Roosevelt, 50
Brussels
1050 Brussels
Belgium
Tel +32 (2) 650 2111
Fax +32 (2) 650 3595
Other locations Charleroi

Study Areas and Degree Levels


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Yearly Tuition Range

uniRank Tuition Range Matrix
Undergraduate Postgraduate
Local
students
0-1,000 US$
(0-750 Euro)
0-1,000 US$
(0-750 Euro)
International
students
0-1,000 US$
(0-750 Euro)
0-1,000 US$
(0-750 Euro)

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University Admissions

Gender Men and Women (coed)
International Students Yes, international applicants are welcome to apply for admission
Selection Type None, open admission policy
Admission Rate Not available
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Size and Profile

Student Enrollment 20,000-24,999
Academic Staff 3,000-3,499
Control Type Private
Entity Type Non-Profit
Academic Calendar Continuous
Campus Setting Urban
Religious Affiliation None

Facilities and Services

Library Yes Go to Université Libre de Bruxelles's Library
Housing Yes
Sport Facilities Yes
Financial Aids Not reported
Study Abroad Yes
Distance Learning Not reported
Academic Counseling Not reported
Career Services Not reported
Institutional Hospital Yes

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Accreditations

Institutional Accreditation

Direction générale de l'Enseignement non obligatoire et de la Recherche scientifique, Belgique


Other Specialized or Programmatic Accreditations

  • European Foundation for Management Development (EFMD-EQUIS)


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Memberships and Affiliations

  • European University Association (EUA)

Academic Structure


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