KU Leuven
KU Leuven
Leuven, Belgium

KU Leuven

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Situated in Belgium, in the heart of Western Europe, KU Leuven has been a centre of learning for nearly six centuries. Today, it is Belgium's largest university and, founded in 1425, one of the oldest and most renowned universities in Europe. As a leading European research university and co-founder of the League of European Research Universities (LERU), KU Leuven offers a wide variety of international master’s programmes, all supported by high-quality, innovative, interdisciplinary research. Since its founding, KU Leuven has been based in the city that shares its name. Leuven is a pleasant, safe and bustling student town, where centuries-rich history meets cutting-edge science. The university also offers degree programmes at campuses in 11 Belgian cities, including Brussels, Ghent and Antwerp.

High-quality Education

KU Leuven offers high-quality education. Study programmes are research-based and organised within an innovative interdisciplinary framework. The programmes are flexible and use state-of-the-art ICT tools. The ECTS quality label guarantees that all credits obtained are transparent and fully transferable.

University’s vision of teaching and learning

The University of Leuven updated its vision of teaching and learning in 2009. This new vision does not mean a breaking with the past; instead it builds on the university’s educational approach “Guided Independent Learning” (12299) and resumes its fundamental elements in an updated framework (among others the introduction of the bachelor’s/master’s system; a more active approach of the teacher’s responsibility). The university's vision of teaching and learning emphasizes the close link between research and education: study programmes are research-based, thus enabling students to acquire academic competences, including thorough knowledge and skills in the discipline, coupled with a broader interdisciplinary perspective, and a critical and research-oriented attitude. Moreover, students integrate these academic competences within a broad ethical,cultural, and social formation. Through this, they learn to make well-founded choices, and to act professionally, constructively and critically in their chosen field. This enables them to assume their social responsibility as committed citizens. In the university's vision of teaching and learning, the active student is in the end responsible for his/her own learning process. It is the responsibility of the staff to provide optimal support for the student.

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36 JOBS FROM THIS EMPLOYER

KU Leuven
KU Leuven
Location: Leuven, Belgium | Closing on Jul 31
POSTDOC POSITION ON SOLIDIFICATION PROCESS OF ALKALI-ACTIVATED MATERIALS
(ref. BAP-2018-308)   Building Materials and Building Technology Research Division conducts fundamental and applied research on traditional and novel cementitious binders, sustainable and durable construction materials, concrete technology, and structural behavior of...
KU Leuven
KU Leuven
Location: Leuven, Belgium | Closing on Jul 31
PHD POSITION ON SOLIDIFICATION PROCESS OF ALKALI-ACTIVATED MATERIALS
(ref. BAP-2018-306)   Building Materials and Building Technology Research Division conducts fundamental and applied research on traditional and novel cementitious binders, sustainable and durable construction materials, concrete technology, and structural behavior of...
KU Leuven
KU Leuven
Location: Leuven, Belgium | Closing on Jul 03
COGNITIVE BRAIN CIRCUITS AND THE SPREAD OF TAU MEASURED IN VIVO IN THE HUMAN BRAIN
(ref. BAP-2018-316) In the Laboratory for Cognitive Neurology KU Leuven we investigate how cognitive functions are realized in the human brain and how cognitive dysfunction arises in neurological disease. The cognitive domains we study are language (mainly semantic...
KU Leuven
KU Leuven
Location: Leuven, Belgium | Closing on Jun 15
KU LEUVEN CENTRE FOR IT & IP LAW: DOCTORAL RESEARCHER (M/F) WITH INTEREST IN LAW AND ICT
(ref. BAP-2018-277) The KU LEUVEN Centre for IT & IP Law (CiTiP) is a research centre at the Faculty of Law focussing on legal issues arising in the information society and on intellectual property. CiTiP is a founding member of the LEUVEN Center on Information and...
KU Leuven
KU Leuven
Location: Leuven, Belgium | Closing on Jul 31
PHD VACANCY ON REDUCED ORDER METHODS FOR DAMAGE MODELLING IN COMPOSITES
(ref. BAP-2018-303)   The KU Leuven Noise and Vibration Research Group is headed by Prof. Wim Desmet (www.kuleuven.be/wieiswie/en/person/00011973) and currently counts 8 permanent staff members, 16 senior post-doc and 55 PhD researchers. The group has a longstanding history...