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Belgium: Katholieke Universiteit Leuven

KU Leuven is situated outside Brussels and has been a centre for learning for almost six hundred years and is today the largest university in Belgium. It is ranked among the 50 best universities in the world, and has a broad spectra of international master's programmes. Leuven has a lot of international students and a rich student life.

University in brief

Language of instruction: Flemish and English
Academic calendar: September-December, February-June
Credit system: ECTS
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Note: Different campuses depending on subject

Exchange opportunities

Number of spots: 6 semester spots per year. KTH students can apply for:

  • Architectural Engineering
  • Biomedical Engineering
  • Building & Civil Engineering
  • Chemical Engineering
  • Computer Science
  • Energy & Electrical Engineering
  • Materials Engineering
  • Transport & Logistics
  • Mathematical Engineering
  • Mechanical Engineering (incl. motor vehicles + aircraft)
  • Faculty of Architecture - 1 year spot or 2 semester spots.

Grade requirements: None

Programme specific information

If your programme or school is not listed below, contact the international coordinator at your school.

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