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Université catholique de Louvain (UCLouvain)

  • QS World University Rankings
    188
  • StatusPrivate
  • Research OutputVery High
  • Student/Faculty Ratio19
  • International Students4,524
  • SizeL
  • Total Faculty1,315

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The Université catholique de Louvain,founded in 1425, is a comprehensive university of the French Community ofBelgium. Its 14 faculties and 23 doctoral schools offer degrees and researchopportunities to more than 30,000 students in almost all fields of study, including45 bachelor’s programmes and 199 master’s programmes—40 taught in English. UCLouvainprofessors are encouraged to make innovative techniques central to theirteaching approach. The primary goal is to prepare students for their futurecareers, by helping them grow into inquisitive problem-solvers and open-mindedworld citizens.

UCLouvain enjoys an ideal location in theheart of Europe, with its main campus in Wallonia’s most economically dynamicprovince and six additional locations in Wallonia and Brussels. Its 22 researchinstitutes, 40 technology platforms, 2 university hospitals, and 3 scienceparks, which include 2 incubators and host more than 280 companies and 84spin-offs and start-ups, are a testament to UCLouvain’s dedication toconducting fundamental and applied research. They also, along with UCLouvain’sfaculties and schools, exercise a cross-disciplinary research approach, itselffounded on a rich research tradition personified by such former professors asGeorges Lemaître, the father of the Big Bang theory, and Christian de Duve, winnerof the Nobel Prize in Medicine.

UCLouvain is a diverse and open community. One-third of its professors arewomen and nearly the same proportion are internationals. One-fifth of itsstudents are international, representing more than 120 nationalities. UCLouvainpartners with higher education institutions throughout the world. Hence, itparticipates in several international initiatives that open doors to new teachingand research projects.


About

The Université catholique de Louvain,founded in 1425, is a comprehensive university of the French Community ofBelgium. Its 14 faculties and 23 doctoral schools offer degrees and researchopportunities to more than 30,000 students in almost all fields of study, including45 bachelor’s programmes and 199 master’s programmes—40 taught in English. UCLouvainprofessors are encouraged to make innovative techniques central to theirteaching approach. The primary goal is to prepare students for their futurecareers, by helping them grow into inquisitive problem-solvers and open-mindedworld citizens.

UCLouvain enjoys an ideal location in theheart of Europe, with its main campus in Wallonia’s most economically dynamicprovince and six additional locations in Wallonia and Brussels. Its 22 researchinstitutes, 40 technology platforms, 2 university hospitals, and 3 scienceparks, which include 2 incubators and host more than 280 companies and 84spin-offs and start-ups, are a testament to UCLouvain’s dedication toconducting fundamental and applied research. They also, along with UCLouvain’sfaculties and schools, exercise a cross-disciplinary research approach, itselffounded on a rich research tradition personified by such former professors asGeorges Lemaître, the father of the Big Bang theory, and Christian de Duve, winnerof the Nobel Prize in Medicine.

UCLouvain is a diverse and open community. One-third of its professors arewomen and nearly the same proportion are internationals. One-fifth of itsstudents are international, representing more than 120 nationalities. UCLouvainpartners with higher education institutions throughout the world. Hence, itparticipates in several international initiatives that open doors to new teachingand research projects.


University highlights

Université catholique de Louvain (UCLouvain) is one of the top Private universities in Louvain-la-Neuve, Belgium. It is ranked #188 in QS Global World Rankings 2022.

QS World University Rankings

  • 2012
    #127
  • 2014
    #138
  • 2015
    #154
  • 2016
    #=149
  • 2017
    #154
  • 2018
    #153
  • 2019
    #165
  • 2020
    #167
  • 2021
    #189
  • 2022
    #188

Ranking criteria

45.6
Overall
50.8
Academic Reputation
66.8
Citations per Faculty
38
Employer Reputation
6.7
Faculty Student Ratio
89.8
International Faculty Ratio
42
International Students Ratio

Student & Staff

Total students
25,347

49%
51%

International students
4,524

58%
42%

Total faculty staff
1,315

462
853

Total students
25,347

49%
51%

International students
4,524

58%
42%

Total faculty staff
1,315

853
462
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