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Katholieke Universiteit Leuven (KU Leuven)

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Description Katholieke Universiteit Leuven (KU Leuven)

Katholieke Universiteit Leuven - The Louvain Catholic University is considered one of the best private educational institutions in Belgium. Located in the historic center of the city, 30 kilometers from the capital. Founded an educational institution Duke Jean IV in 1425. With the approval of the Pope, a general school was originally formed, and five years later, theological faculty was founded. It was he who had a great influence on the development of theology in Europe and ensured the establishment of the title of the oldest Catholic higher education institution. At the moment, it's a general university, which has been fighting the University of Ghent over the last few years for the title of the best higher education institution in Belgium.

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Art and Humanities - the strongest direction in the Katholieke Universiteit Leuven. Particular attention deserves the faculty of philosophy and theology. In the same areas, scientists of this university conduct active research activity. Great weight in the scientific world has the reputation of university scientists in the field of medicine and technical sciences. In particular, the development in pharmacology and dentistry is highly valued.

Informatics and mathematics, which consistently occupy high positions in international ratings, are also considered to be significant scientific programs. The same level shows the legal and economic faculties. The latter received the accreditation of EQUIS.

Equipment Katholieke Universiteit Leuven (KU Leuven)

The central building and most of the faculties are located in Leuven. It is here that the only campus in the country where industrial engineering is taught in Dutch. The building, located in the historic center of Bruges, is considered one of the most modern buildings belonging to the university.

In the city of Aalst there are educational buildings of industrial directions. In Brussels, architects are trained, in Antwerp economists, and in Ghent - designers.

Outstanding graduates and teachers

  • Abdul Kadyr Khan is a scientist who studies nuclear chemistry. He is famous as the creator and leader of Pakistan's nuclear program.
  • Irina Posnova is a doctor of philology, a participant in the movement of Russian Catholicism against emigrants.
  • Nadine Gordimer is a writer, political activist, winner of the Nobel Prize in Literature.
  • Frisius Gemma is Professor Katholieke Universiteit Leuven, mathematician, cartographer, philosopher, creator of the first globe and astrolabe.


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Language courses, schools and children's language camps Primary and secondary education - private schools Preparation programmes for entering universities - higher education Higher education (after completing accredited programs A-level, IB, High School) - Bachelor, Master, MBA
- we recommend to apply 6-9 months before the start of the course (some camps and schools offer discounts for early booking or for lengthy study programs)
- there are some very popular and high demand children's camps, where the applications need to be submitted 1 year in advance (in particular Switzerland , Great Britain , USA , Canada , Austria)
- we recommend to apply one year before the start of the training program,
- some schools have a specific time frame (September-November - please specify an individual school)
- some schools require tests in several stages (UKISET, internal tests of the school: English, mathematics, logics, subjects, interview, some require a personal visit)
- we recommend to apply one year before the start of the program,
- for Foundation and Pathway programs, IELTS and TOEFL certificates are usually required, respectively

- recommended submission one year before the start of the program,
- the deadline normally closes in January, for TOP HEIs and, as a rule, in March in other universities
- for a bachelor, a Foundation or Pathway preparatory program a completed A-level, IB, High School + IELTS / TOEFL are required
- for Masters you need a graduated higher education, in some cases you need a pre-Masters program
- MBA requires completed higher education, work experience preferably at least 2-3 years, etc.
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