Universitè Catholique de Louvain


Université catholique de Louvain is a large, comprehensive and international higher education institution comprising about 27,000 students of 127 different nationalities and 5,000 staff members (research, administrative and technical). UCL is responsible for the education of nearly one out of two French-speaking students in Belgium and proposes courses in a very wide range of disciplines. One fifth of its population is made of international students. One quarter of the alumni has realized part of the curriculum in a partner university. The University has more than 700 partnerships worldwide, among others through the Erasmus Programme. UCL has already obtained twice the ECTS Label for its efficiency in managing exchange programs (in 2006 and 2009).


Our university will welcome Master students, as well as Phd and Postdoctoral candidates and academic staff.


The thematic fields our institution is participating in are:


  • Architecture
  • Engineering, technology: mechanical engineering, electrical engineering, chemical engineering, civil engineering, electronic engineering and telecommunications, materials science
  • Mathematics, informatics: mathematics, informatics and computer science, artificial intelligence
  • Natural sciences: biology, physics, chemistry
  • Social sciences : political science, sociology, economics, international relations and european studies, development studies


Specific information for Erasmus Mundus Candidates: http://www.uclouvain.be/en-etudiant-international.html