KU Leuven

WORLD RANK

2012-13
58

Leuven, Belgium

Region: Europe

  • Overall score
    66.1
  • Teaching
    59.7
  • International outlook
    56.6
  • Industry income
    99.7
  • Research
    71.0
  • Citations
    67.2

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.