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Top ranking universities

The central university library in Leuven.  In 2014, Leuven University had more than 11,500 staff, nearly 2,200 of them non-Belgians. © KU Leuven Rob Stevens

KU Leuven, including University Hospitals Leuven, is consistently ranked among Europe's top 20 academic research centers and is a co-founder of the League of European Research Universities (LERU). With more than 40,000 students and more than 6,600 researchers, it is Belgium's largest university. Founded in 1425, it is also the oldest in the Low Countries. KU Leuven offers a wide variety of international master's programs, including more than 75 programs entirely taught in English.


The Brussels universities ULB and VUB have, respectively, more than 24,000 and 11,000 students who are drawn by their longstanding tradition of excellence and their location in the capital of Europe. Most courses at ULB are given in French; a third of ULB students and researchers are from abroad. VUB also makes a significant investment in internationalization and houses internationally renowned institutions such as the Photonics Center.



University colleges

Leuven Campus Group T starts with the 5 E-concept - Engineering, Enterprising, Educating, Environmenting and Ensembling.

University colleges provide higher education with a professional orientation. Flemish Brabant and the Flemish community in Brussels have five university colleges with more than 25,000 students in all.

  1. Erasmus University College Brussels

  2. Group T - International University College Leuven

  3. Hogeschool-Universiteit Brussel

  4. Leuven University College

  5. LUCA School of Arts

Prepare your stay

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Here is some key information if you intend to follow a study program at an institution for higher education in Flemish Brabant or in other parts of Flanders. Among other things, the website lists all non Dutch-language courses offered in Flanders.