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A comprehensive guide to Belgian universities
Hasselt University’s faculties of sciences, engineering technology, medicine and life sciences, business economics, law and architecture and arts offer undergraduate, graduate and PhD programmes in Dutch and English.
42 Martelarenlaan, 3500 Hasselt
The Institute for European Studies is an autonomous department of the Vrije Universiteit Brussel. It teaches advanced master’s in European law, politics and economics.
5 Pleinlaan, 1050 Brussels
The University of Antwerp has 19,000 students; about 15% are international. It offers programmes in Dutch and English.
13 Prinsstraat, 2000 Antwerp
The Université Catholique de Louvain (UCL) attracts 5,000 international students each year (a number of programmes are taught in English). Its medical & dental school are in Brussels, in partnership with Cliniques Universitaires Saint-Luc in Brussels and Mont-Godinne near Namur.
1 Place de l’Université 1348 Louvain-la-Neuve
Université Libre de Bruxelles (ULB) covers all disciplines and levels from bachelor to doctorate. Courses are mainly in French at BA level but several postgrad courses are taught in English.International students make up 32% of the university.
50 Avenue Franklin Roosevelt, 1050 Brussels, 02.650.21.11
The Open University specialises in supported distance learning for parttime adult study. Modules require six to 16 hours of study a week.
The University of Kent’s Brussels School of International Studies is an English-speaking postgrad school specialising in international studies.
2a Boulevard Louis Schmidt 1040 Brussels, 02.641.17.21
Maastricht University Campus Brussels is a globally oriented university. International themes are embedded in its research and education.
10 Avenue de l’Armée 1040 Brussels, 02.732.50.76