Category: Universities in Belgium

Catholic University of Louvain

The Université catholique de Louvain (UCL, French for Catholic University of Louvain, but usually not translated into English to avoid confusion with the Catholic University of Leuven (1834–1968)) is Belgium’s largest French-speaking university. It is located in Louvain-la-Neuve, which was expressly built to house the university. UCL has satellite campuses in Brussels, Charleroi, Mons and Tournai. The University of Leuven was founded at the centre of the historic town of…

Université libre de Bruxelles

The Université libre de Bruxelles (ULB) (French for Free University of Brussels, though rarely translated) is a French-speaking private research university in Brussels, Belgium. It has about 24,200 students, 32% of whom come from abroad, and an equally cosmopolitan staff.[1] Name Brussels has two universities whose names mean Free University of Brussels in English: the French-speaking Université libre de Bruxelles and the Dutch-speaking Vrije Universiteit Brussel (VUB). Neither uses the…

University of Mons

The University of Mons (French: Université de Mons) is a new Belgian university located in the city of Mons, created by merging the Engineering Faculty of Mons (FPMs) and the University of Mons-Hainaut. The merging of the institutions was achieved following a geographical logic because of the high complementarity between them and their location in the same city. This merger was accepted by the two universities on 6 July 2007…

University of Liège

The University of Liège (ULg), in Liège, Wallonia, Belgium, is a major public university in the French Community of Belgium. Its official language is French. As of 2016, ULg is ranked in the #251-300 category worldwide according to Times Higher Education,[1] 265nd by QS World University Rankings,[2] and between the 205th and 300th place by the Academic Ranking of World Universities.[3] More than 2000 people, academics, scientists and technicians, are…

Saint-Louis University, Brussels

Saint-Louis University, Brussels, (French Université Saint-Louis – Bruxelles, abbreviated USLB) is a public university in Brussels, belonging to the French Community of Belgium. Prior to 2012 it was known as the Facultés Universitaires Saint-Louis (abbreviated FUSL). History The school was originally founded in 1858 as the Philosophy Department of the Institut Saint-Louis (a diocesan secondary school), to prepare candidates for the higher liberal arts certification that would qualify them to…

University of Namur

The University of Namur or Université de Namur,[1] in Namur (Belgium), is a Jesuit, Catholic public university in the French Community of Belgium. Both teaching and research are carried out in six Faculties or university level schools in the fields of: Philosophy and Letters Law Economic, Social, and Management Sciences Computer Sciences Sciences Medicine Geography and location The University of Namur is located in Namur, Belgium. The main campus is…

Vlerick Leuven Gent Management School

The Vlerick Business School (“Vlerick”) is the autonomous management school of Ghent University and the Katholieke Universiteit Leuven. Vlerick was founded in 1953 by professor, politician and entrepreneur Baron André Vlerick.[3] Vlerick has four international campuses in Brussels, Ghent, Leuven (Belgium) and Saint Petersburg (Russia). Vlerick also has a cooperative program with BiMBA of Peking University’s China Center for Economic Research in Beijing (China).[4] Vlerick offers MBA & Masters in…

Vesalius College

Vesalius College, also known commonly as VeCo, is a college situated in the heart of Brussels, Belgium. The college is operated in association with the Vrije Universiteit Brussel. It is named after Andreas Vesalius, one of the first and foremost pioneers in the study of Anatomy who lived during the Renaissance period. The college was founded in 1987 and offers three-year Bachelor’s degree programs in accordance with the Bologna process….

Institute of Tropical Medicine Antwerp

The Institute of Tropical Medicine (ITM), previously known as Prince Leopold Institute of Tropical Medicine is located in Antwerp, Belgium. ITM is one of the world’s leading institutes for training and research in tropical medicine and the organisation of health care in developing countries. It also delivers outpatient, clinical and preventive services in tropical pathologies and sexually transmitted diseases. The institute has a strong reputation in biomedical, clinical and public…

Evangelical Theological Faculty

The Evangelical Theological Faculty (Dutch: Evangelische Theololgische Faculteit, Leuven, abbreviated as ETF) is a private university of Theology in Leuven, Flanders, Belgium. The ETF offers four degree programs: a Dutch-taught Bachelor of Arts in Theology and Religious Studies program, an English-taught Master of Arts in Theology and Religious Studies program, a Dutch-taught Teacher’s degree program, and an English PhD program. Moreover, the ETF also offers a Bachelor’s and Master’s part-time…