Exchange: KU Leuven

KU Leuven, founded in 1425 has been a centre of learning for nearly six centuries. Today, it is Belgium’s highest-ranked university as well as one of the oldest and most renowned research universities in Europe. As Europe’s most innovative university and co-founder of the League of European Research Universities (LERU), KU Leuven offers a wide variety of study programmes in English, all supported by innovative and interdisciplinary research.

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Credit equivalency:
60 Credits = 5.0 UofT FCE

Available courses

Traineeship in international organizations available on case by case basis

Restricted Programs: Courses taught in Dutch

Housing: On-campus housing is not guaranteed. Please find more information here.

Note: This destination is only open to Full Year or Winter exchange.  This destination’s term date does not align with U of T’s. If you have any questions, please email learning.abroad@utoronto.ca.

Location

Country(ies): Belgium
City: Leuven
Institution: University

Status

Accepting Applications: Yes
Timeline: Fall (Sep-Jan), Winter (Feb-Jun), Year-long (Sep-Jun)
Run By: CIE
For Credit: Yes

Deadlines: Fall/Full Year Deadline: January 17, 2023
Winter Deadline: April 4, 2023

Details

Language of Study: Dutch, English
Level of Study: Undergrad, Graduate
Subjects Available at Host: All
Program Type: Research, Study
Tuition & Incidentals: Paid to UofT
Program Fees: No fee
Funding: IE Award

Eligibility

Schools/Faculties: All
Requirements: Minimum CGPA: 2.25 (Undergraduates) or B (Graduates). Language Requirement: Dutch. Depending on the faculty, the completion of 2 or 3 years of study may be required