UC Leuven-Limburg

country rank  16
world rank  3795

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University Overview

Founded in 1994, UC Leuven-Limburg (University Colleges Leuven-Limburg) is a non-profit private higher education institution located in the urban setting of the large town of Heverlee (population range of 50,000-249,999 inhabitants), Flemish Brabant. This institution has also branch campuses in the following location(s): Leuven, Diest, Hasselt, Diepenbeek, Genk. Officially accredited and/or recognized by the Vlaams Ministerie van Onderwijs en Vorming, België (Flemish Ministry of Education and Training, Belgium), UC Leuven-Limburg (UCLL) is a large (uniRank enrollment range: 10,000-14,999 students) coeducational higher education institution formally affiliated with the Christian-Catholic religion. UC Leuven-Limburg (UCLL) offers courses and programs leading to officially recognized higher education degrees such as pre-bachelor degrees (i.e. certificates, diplomas, associate or foundation degrees), bachelor degrees in several areas of study. See the uniRank degree levels and areas of study matrix below for further details. This 26 years old higher-education institution has a selective admission policy based on students' past academic record and grades. International students are welcome to apply for enrollment.

University Identity

Name University Colleges Leuven-Limburg
Acronym UCLL
Founded 1994 Merger between 9 private University Colleges
Motto Moving Minds
Colours Dark red

University Location

Address Geldenaaksebaan 335
Heverlee (population range: 50,000-249,999)
3001 Flemish Brabant
T +32 (16) 375 700
F +32 (16) 375 799
Other locations Leuven, Diest, Hasselt, Diepenbeek, Genk

Study Areas and Degree Levels

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Yearly Tuition Range

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Undergraduate Postgraduate
1,000-2,500 US$
(750-1,800 Euro)
2,500-5,000 US$
(1,800-3,700 Euro)
1,000-2,500 US$
(750-1,800 Euro)
2,500-5,000 US$
(1,800-3,700 Euro)

University Admissions

Gender Men and Women (coed)
International Students Yes, international applicants are welcome to apply for admission
Selection Type Yes, based on students' past academic record and grades
Admission Rate Not available
Admission Office Geldenaaksebaan 335
Heverlee 3001
+32 472567171
(16) 375 735

Size and Profile

Student Enrollment 10,000-14,999
Academic Staff 1,500-1,999
Control Type Private
Entity Type Non-Profit
Academic Calendar Semesters
Campus Setting Urban
Religious Affiliation Christian-Catholic Christian-Catholic

Facilities and Services

Library Yes Go to UC Leuven-Limburg's Library
Housing Not reported
Sport Facilities Yes
Financial Aids Not reported
Study Abroad Yes
Distance Learning Not reported


Institutional Accreditation

Vlaams Ministerie van Onderwijs en Vorming, België

Year of first Accreditation


Other Specialized or Programmatic Accreditations

  • Nederlands-Vlaamse Accreditatieorganisatie NVAO

Memberships and Affiliations

  • European Association of Institutions in Higher Education (EURASHE)

Academic Structure


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Site last updated: Monday, 18 May 2020