University of Leuven

KU Leuven

has been a centre of learning for nearly six centuries. Today, situated in Belgium in the heart of Western Europe, it is Belgium’s largest university (+55.000 students) 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, KU Leuven offers a wide variety of international master’s programmes, all supported by high-quality, innovative, interdisciplinary research.

The KU Leuven is a strongly research-oriented university. As of 2015-2016 academic year, KU Leuven ranks as 82nd according to QS World University Rankings, with KU Leuven Dentistry ranked 7th place worldwide. The curriculum for dental education at KU Leuven has been reoriented in 2015, in terms of socio-medical (changing lifestyles and chronic diseases), scientific (evidence-based practice) and technological challenges and opportunities.