University of Leuven Ranking and Address

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University of Leuven Information

Although the Catholic University of Leuven (Katholieke Universiteit Leuven) has only existed in it’s present form since 1968 it can trace it’s roots back as far as 1425.

The university is located in the Belgium city of Leuven and carries out its work in the Flemish language; a second campus is located at Kortrijk. It is presently presided over by the rector Marc Vervenne.

The university of Leuven offers a wide range of study oppurtunities across 14 different facukties. These comprise of the following: Arts; Bioscience Engineering; Canon Law; Economics and Applied Economics; Engineering; Kinesiology and Rehabilitation Sciences; Law; Medicine; Pharmaceutical Sciences; Philosophy; Psychology and Educational Sciences; Science; Social Sciences; and Theology.

Some of the notable alumni since the restructuring of the university of Leuven include the cryptographers Joan Daemen and Vincent Rijmen, the virologist Marc Van Ranst, historian Koen Vervaeke, and the civil engineer Julien De Wilde.

University of Leuven Address

Katholieke Universiteit Leuven
Leuven
Belgium

Ranking and Quick facts

Motto: Sedes Sapientiae (English: Seat of Wisdom, Seat of Knowledge).

Also known as the K.U.Leuven or Katholieke Universiteit Leuven.

University of Leuven ranking
University world Ranking – Times 200 (UK)
61
University world Ranking – Jiaotong 500 (China)
102 to 150
University world Ranking – Newsweek 100 (USA)
92
European University ranking (Jiaotong)
35 to 56
Facts
Students (Undergraduates / PhD/ Total)
31420
3677
35,097
Faculty / Staff
8,600
Established
1425
Endownment
$920,000,000
Endownment per student
$26,213
Number of foreign students (if known)
4,000
Affiliations
LERU, Coimbra Group

References

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