Catholic University of Louvain Rankings

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In the World#375 of 14178
In Europe#139 of 2794
In Belgium#4 of 64
In Louvain-la-Neuve#1 of 2
In Art#148 of 5,495

Quick Review

Religion
Christian-Catholic
Enrollment
28,632
Type
Non-profit
Funding
Private
Highest Degree
Master
Languages
French

Publications & Citations

Publications
59,763
Citations
2,408,234

Catholic University of Louvain majors

by publication count

Medicine
9,092
Chemistry
8,032
Biology
7,125
Computer science
5,017
Mathematics
4,598
Physics
4,331
Materials science
4,003
Psychology
2,789
Economics
2,027
Engineering
1,873
Environmental science
1,182
Political science
1,165
Geology
908
Sociology
724
Geography
702
Art
652
Business
642
Philosophy
634
History
149

Topical rankings by citation count

DisciplineWorld RankCitations
Mathematics104155,666
Economics10599,039
Art1312,046
Physics150282,450
Geography15026,426
Computer science158167,507
Environmental science16654,559
Geology19852,388
Engineering20151,012
Philosophy2082,018
Biology219500,188
Chemistry239232,351
Medicine249355,682
Materials science267114,458
Political science2928,742
Psychology305114,285
Business37619,548
Sociology42112,686
History635315

Annual publication & citation counts

YearPublicationsCitations
19904826465
19915166930
19925417939
19936098044
19946169189
199567110255
199672611503
199775213135
199877915814
199986618708
200096220886
2001107323833
2002109528265
2003116132349
2004124338309
2005133644932
2006142651324
2007165657889
2008182667811
2009216577347
2010290488141
20112395105611
20122570124842
20132728144572
20142830159442
20152727171518
20162852170634
20172946167834
20182888158897
20192916179655
20202852194046

Acceptance rate & Admissions

Admissions RequirementsSecondary school certificate and entrance examination, or foreign qualifications if recognized under agreement concluded with the Belgian Government. Other foreign qualifications subject to the approval of the faculty concerned
Academic CalendarSeptember to July (September - February; February-July)
Enrollment28,632
Full time employee3,750
Student:staff ratio8:1

Tuition

UndergraduateGraduate
Local students$500$500
International students$6,250$6,250

Catholic University of Louvain has financial aid programs and on-campus housing.

Programs and Degrees

ProgramsAssociate's degreeBachelor'sMaster'sDoctoral
Design | Arts | Humanities++
Business | Politics | Social Sciences++
Languages | Culture | Linguistics++
Nursing | Health | Pharmacy | Medicine++
Engineering | IT++
Maths | Natural Sciences++
MasterActuarial Science, Agricultural Engineering, Ancient Languages, Anthropology, Applied Mathematics, Archaeology, Architecture, Biochemistry, Bioengineering, Biological and Life Sciences, Biology, Biomedical Engineering, Biomedicine, Business and Commerce, Chemical Engineering, Chemistry, Christian Religious Studies, Communication Studies, Computer Engineering, Computer Science, Construction Engineering, Criminology, Demography and Population, Dentistry, Development Studies, Economics, Education, Electrical Engineering, Engineering, Environmental Management, Environmental Studies, Ethics, European Studies, Family Studies, French, Gender Studies, Geography, History, Human Resources, Information Technology, Law, Linguistics, Literature, Management, Materials Engineering, Mathematics, Mechanical Engineering, Medicine, Modern Languages, Performing Arts, Pharmacy, Philosophy, Physical Education, Physical Engineering, Physical Therapy, Physics, Political Sciences, Psychology, Public Administration, Public Health, Religious Studies, Sociology, Speech Therapy and Audiology, Statistics, Theology
DoctoratArchaeology, Architecture, Art History, Civil Engineering, Communication Studies, Computer Science, Economics, Education, History, Management, Natural Sciences, Philosophy, Physical Therapy, Political Sciences, Psychology, Social Sciences, Translation and Interpretation, Veterinary Science

General info

Alternative namesUCL
Université Catholique de Louvain
Founded1425
WikipediaUniversité catholique de Louvain
AccreditationWallonia-Brussels Federation (Fédération Wallonie-Bruxelles)
MottoSedes Sapientiae
Seat of Wisdom
Colorsblue, white
Academic structureFaculty of Theology
Faculty of Law and Criminology
Faculty of Economic, Social and Political Sciences and Communication
Louvain School of Management
Faculty of philosophy, arts and letters
Faculty of Psychology and Educational Sciences
Faculty of Medicine and Dentistry
Faculty of Pharmacy and Biomedical Sciences
Faculty of Public Health
Faculty of Motor Sciences
Faculty of Science
Louvain School of Engineering
Faculty of Architecture, Architectural Engineering and Urban Planning
Faculty of Biological, Agricultural and Environmental Engineering
Affiliations and membershipsEuropean University Association (EUA)
Coimbra Group
International Federation of Catholic Universities (IFCU)
Conference of European Schools for Advanced Engineering Education and Research (CESAER)

Location and Contacts

AddressPlace de l'Université, 1
Louvain-la-Neuve, Walloon Brabant, 1348
Belgium
City population32,000
Phone+32 (10) 472 111
Fax+32 (10) 472 999

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