University of Leuven - KU Leuven
About University of Leuven - KU Leuven
The University of Leuven was founded at the centre of the historic town of Leuven in 1425, making it Belgium's first university. With 55,484 students in 2014–2015, the KU Leuven is the largest university in Belgium and the Low Countries. As of 2015, KU Leuven ranks as 55th globally according to Times Higher Education, 82nd according to QS World University Rankings and 90th according to the Academic Ranking of World Universities. KU Leuven is consistently considered to be within the top 100 universities of the world and in contention with Ghent University as the best Belgian university.