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  • Locations: Louvain, Belgium
  • Program Terms: Fall, Spring
  • Restrictions: TXSTATE applicants only
  • Dates / Deadlines
Fact Sheet:
Fact Sheet:
Program Type: Exchange Language of Instruction: English, French
Academic Field: Liberal Arts, Linguistics, Philosophy, Sociology Undergraduate/Graduate: Graduate, Undergraduate
Application Fee: 250
Program Description:

Université Catholique de Louvain

Uni Catholique de Louvain
The university hosts more than 30,000 students, spread over  seven sites in Brussels and Wallonia. Its main site is in Louvain-la-Neuve, a pedestrianized city. Our University trains students in all disciplines, from Bachelor to PhD, and offers many continuing education programs. It is also the pioneer in the creation of the Massive Open Online Courses (MOOCs): it is the first French-speaking university in Europe to offer online courses on the Edx platform (16 courses available in 2016).

University Website
Website for International Students


Located 30 km from Brussels in the heart of Brabant Wallon, the Louvain-la-Neuve site welcomes more than 20,000 students in its eleven faculties.
Founded in 1971 by the university, this city is one of the youngest in Europe. A town in the countryside, it offers an exceptional living environment for students, researchers, professors and locals. Museums, cinemas, theaters, concert and exhibition halls, swimming pool and sports center, restaurants and cafes, shops and green spaces contribute to the quality of its environment.


Areas of study open to exchange students:

Humanities, and Languages and Philological Sciences

Courses in English include: 
Economics, Business Management, European Studies, History, Philology, Geography, Computer Science, Engineering and Statistics.

Course Offerings/Syllabi

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Language Requirements

  • Note if language test certificate is required
    Preparatory language course for incoming students

Important Dates




Program Dates: September 14th - December 23rd  February 1st - May 20th 
Exam Period(s): January 6th - 27th June 6th - June 30th 

*Please note, these are estimated dates and are subject to change. For the most updated information, please visit the host university website.


Estimated Monthly Cost:

The cost of living in Belgium corresponds to the European average. You should budget approximately €800 per month to cover housing (average UCL room rental is €300/month), food, transport, medical care and entertainment.



The Accommodation Office is at your disposal to help you to find the right accommodation for you.
UCL offers a wide range of student accommodation, with some 5,725 rooms, studios or flats available:
  • several kinds of housing, furnished rooms, with an affordable rent for students
  • room in a shared flat, room in a theme house, studio, or flat
For more information, please visit the University’s Housing Website

Helpful Links


Dates / Deadlines:
Dates / Deadlines:
Term Year App Deadline Decision Date Start Date End Date
Spring 2025 10/15/2024 ** Rolling Admission TBA TBA

** Indicates rolling admission application process. Applicants will be immediately notified of acceptance into this program and be able to complete post-decision materials prior to the term's application deadline.