University of Liège Ranking and Address

University Liège Information

The University of Liège (Université de Liège) can trace its root back to the beginning of the 19th century when it was founded upon a decree by William I, however education in the Liege area can trace its roots back much further, with theology and philosophy being studied in the area as early as the 11th century, indeed the area was seen as such a centre of excellence at the time, and it attracted such great scholars that is was though of as being the ‘new Athens’.

Other colleges and universities in Belgium include Catholic University of Leuven, Ghent University, Université Catholique de Louvain, Free University of Brussels, and UA.

Nowadays the University of Liège has grown in size of both student body and topic area, and most of the topics are taught in French. Liège has seven major faculties and three schools, these are split into 45 different departments, and offer learning across a diverse range of subjects:

Faculty of Applied Sciences
School of Criminology
Faculty of Law and School of Criminology
School of Management
Faculty of Medicine
Faculty of Philosophy and Letters
Faculty of Psychology and Educational Sciences
Faculty of Sciences
School of Social Science
Faculty of Veterinary Medicine

Over the years many people have walked the halls of the University of Liège, these include the nobel prize winner Albert Claude (Physiology or Medicine), biologists Theodor Schwann, Jean-Christophe Marine, Edouard Van Beneden and Zénon-M. Bacq, writers André Henri Constant van Hasselt and the philosophers Paul Gochet and Marcel Detienne.

University of Liège Address

The University of Liège is located at the following address:
Place du Vingt Aôut 7
4000 Liège

Ranking and Quick Facts

University of Liège ranking
University world Ranking – Times 400 (UK)
University world Ranking – Jiaotong 500 (China)
203 to 304
European Rank (Jiaotong)
81 to 123
ULg Facts
Students (Undergraduates / PG/ Total)
Faculty / Staff
2,400 / 3,300
Number of foreign students (if known)


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