Katholieke Universiteit Leuven

  • Leuven, Belgia.



Katholieke Universiteit Leuven was founded in 1425, and is today a modern university located centrally in Belgium; Leuven is only about 25km east from Brussels. The university is considered the oldest catholic university in this part of Europe and the biggest Flemish speaking university, and is consistently ranked among the world’s 100 best universities. Leuven itself has around 101,000 inhabitants, so student life makes a strong impact on the town. Finally, part of the Old Town in Leuven is on UNESCO’s World Heritage Sites list.

Katholieke Universiteit Leuven

About the agreement
The agreement covers agricultural subjects and biology, but it may also be possible to study other subjects. Take contact with SiT if this is of interest.

Who can apply
For all Erasmus agreements it is necessary to have attained 60 credits on your current NMBU program before commencing on an exchange study abroad.

Number of study places
Faculty of Bioscience Engineering: Three students per semester.
Faculty of Science: One master’s student per year.

Language of teaching
Dutch and English.

Semester timing
Autumn semester: late September – early February.
Spring semester: early February – early July.

Tuition fees
Erasmus students must continue to pay for NMBU’s semester fees, plus register with NMBU whilst they are on exchange. However, it is not necessary to pay any types of fee at the partner university.

80% of students at the university live in privately-owned accommodation. However, the university can help with finding accommodation.

Published 31. October 2016 - 17:41 - Updated 7. June 2019 - 13:08