Catholic University of Leuven

Faculties: Business & Economics only
Level: Undergraduate and Postgraduate
Language of instruction: English and Dutch
Minimum grade requirement: WAM 70
Semester dates:

  • Spring semester: February to May
  • Autumn semester: September to December

Full time study load: 30 ECTS per semester

About University Leuven

The Katholieke Universiteit Leuven, also known as KU Leuven, was established in 1425 making it Belgium's oldest University. It has been a centre of learning for almost six centuries. The Faculty of Economics and Business (FEB) is ranked highly among the top of European schools of Economics and Business. The FEB offers high-quality, research-based degree programmes in the fields of both economics and business, and from Bachelor to PhD.

The Specifics

The FEB has four campuses, at Leuven, Kortrijk, Antwerp and Brussels. The University has a strong cultural presence with dance, theatre and art exhibitions available throughout semester, free of charge with their culture card. KU also has a huge orientation program including welcome activities, food and bike repair workshops and a buddy program to ensure incoming exchange students get the most out of their experience.

The university offers accommodation in one of their 25 residence halls. Housing must be applied for through the Housing Service, where they also offer advice and information to help students organise private accommodation.