KU Leuven

WORLD RANK

2011-12
67

Leuven, Belgium

Region: Europe

  • Overall score
    60.8
  • Teaching
    52.5
  • International outlook
    56.7
  • Industry income
    99.9
  • Research
    64.7
  • Citations
    63.0

Founded in 1425, KU Leuven is the world's oldest surviving Catholic university and is the largest university in Belgium. Today, it is a leading European research university and offers a comprehensive catalogue of Dutch and English-language degree programmes. Its 6,800 senior and junior academic staff serve more than 40,000 students.

KU Leuven was formerly known as Katholieke Universiteit Leuven.