University of Leuven


General Information

Country Belgium
City Leuven
Founding 1425
Number of Students 55.540 (As of 2016)

Katholieke Universiteit Leuven

International Office der Katholieke Universiteit Leuven



Type of Partnership ERASMUS+ (B LIEGE01)
Who can apply? Bachelor's (as of the 3rd Semster)
Type of Stay Study
Length of Stay 1 to 2 Semesters
Time of Stay Winter and/or Summer Semester
Number of Exchange Placements 2


Study Details

Approximate Semester Dates

1. Semester: End of September to February

2. Semester: Mid-February to June/July

Academic Calendar

Cooperating Faculty /

Faculty of Engineering Science

Civil Engineering

Study Possibilities

Faculties and Insitutes

Information for Exchange Students

It is possible that not all of the faculty's courses are open to exchange students. The partner university and exchange reports may provide further information.

Please note that, in general, the majority of courses taken must be chosen from the cooperating faculty.

Course Offerings

Course Catalog in English

Course Catalog in the National Language

Please inform yourself about the courses offered directly at the partner university. If you have any questions about the corresponding courses or the course offerings in general, please feel free to contact the partner university directly.

Language Courses

The university offers intensive and semester accompanying language courses.
Information about the language course overview.



Language Requirements

English B2

Dutch C2

The language requirements depend on the language that the chosen couses are held in. Students who only choose courses taught in English do not need to prove Dutch language proficiency.

Language certificate from RWTH Aachen Language Center

Application deadline at the International Exchange Office at the Faculty of Civil Engineering 31. January for 1 to 2 Semesters as of the Winter Semester of the Same Year
Approximate Application Deadline at Partner University

30. April: for the Winter Semester of the Same Year

01. October: for the Summer Semester of the Following Year

(Applying to the partner university takes place only after successful application at RWTH University.)

Application Process at the Partner University

Document Download

(Applying to the partner unviersity takes place only after successful application at RWTH University.)




Tuition Fees Fees Waived

Erasmus+ Scholarship

Schüßler Award

Pirlet Award

Scholarship Database


Practical Information

Accommodations The partner university offers accommodation in dorms for exchange students. Further information concerning housing options can be found here.
Health Insurance Health insurance for abroad and private liability insurance are required for the entire duration of the stay.
Experience Reports MoveOn
Further Information

Federal Foreign Office

General Country Information from the DAAD

BeBuddy Program of KU Leuven