Why Choose KU Leuven?
The three organising Faculties have all amassed a wealth of experience at English-taught international master programmes and short-term courses. Founded in 1425, KU Leuven is the oldest university in Belgium, as well as being the oldest surviving Catholic university anywhere in the world. With more than 42,000 students, it’s also Belgium’s largest higher education institution and is considered to be one of the most prestigious research universities in Europe. It is in 12th place in the Times Higher Education World University Rankings for Europe and number 47 in the world.
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The Programme At A Glance
There is a multidisciplinary and broad common part which all students have to take. These core sessions cover about half of the contact hours.
From the following majors students choose two, each representing about eight class hours. These majors are:
This programme may require students to demonstrate proficiency in English.
The living costs include the total expenses per month, covering accommodation, public transportation, utilities (electricity, internet), books and groceries.
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