KU Leuven. Inspiring the Outstanding.
Founded in 1425, the University of Leuven – KU Leuven has been a centre of learning for nearly six centuries. Today, it is Belgium's largest and highest-ranked university as well as 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 international master’s programmes, all supported by high-quality, innovative, interdisciplinary research. From Science, Engineering and Technology to the Humanities and Social Sciences, KU Leuven has 16 faculties and offers degree programmes in virtually every academic discipline – take your pick!
Since its foundation, KU Leuven has been based in the city that shares its name. Leuven is a modern, bustling and safe student town, where centuries-rich history meets cutting-edge science. The university also offers degree programmes at campuses in 11 Belgian cities, including Brussels - the beating heart of Europe.
Boasting an outstanding central location in the heart of Europe, KU Leuven offers a truly international experience, high-quality education and world-class research and innovation.