Hogeschool Universiteit Brussels (KU Leuven) – Leuven, Belgium

Key Facts

Campus activities and events

KU Leuven organises a series of Orientation Days where a whole host of activities take place. The activities normally included in the Orientation Days are guided tours around Leuven, activities to get to know Leuven and its surroundings (walks, bicycle trips, museum visits, and concerts) and other social activities with new and old international and Belgian students. KU Leuven also offers Sports to students with 70 different sport activities, a fitness centre and sport events. Throughout the year there are also a range of different Culture events, such as choir, dance and theatre shows.

Travel and Accommodation

It is recommended that you purchase your flights to Brussels once you have your Letter of Acceptance. When you arrive at Brussels Airport it is recommended to take a train to your accommodation. During welcome week look out for the KU Leuven Welcome Desk at the airport.

You should only apply to live in an accommodation as an exchange student only after you receive your Letter of Acceptance. Exchange students seeking accommodation for a short period of time can visit the Hogeschool Universiteit Brussels (KU Leuven) webpage for more information.

Fees and costs

Whilst studying at Hogeschool Universiteit Brussels (KU Leuven), you don’t need to pay any tuition fees. However, some universities charge small fees for the use of facilities such as the Students’ Union. If you have any queries about any these charges, we recommend that you speak directly with the host university. You will be required to pay for the following: accommodation, meal plan, health insurance and books. Students accepted on Erasmus may also be eligible to receive the Erasmus+ grant.