KU Leuven makes list of world’s top 100 universities
The University of Leuven is the only Belgian institution to make the new top 100 list of universities by QS World University Rankings
Leuven, Ghent also top in courses
The rankings looked at 36 disciplines in 894 universities in 60 countries and rated them on academic reputation, the impact of their research and their reputation as an employer. A top 50 was drawn up for each discipline and each university given an overall rating.
Dentistry at Leuven won fifth place in the discipline, unprecedented for a Belgian university and Belgium’s only top-10 rating. The university’s other top 50 ratings went to philosophy (24), law (30), geography (34), statistics (38), cultural and development studies (39), materials science (40) and pharmacy (43). Leuven took 82nd place overall.
The University of Ghent, at 129th place overall, scored with veterinary science (27), psychology (30) and land and forestry management (48).
Photo: Leuven’s university library
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University of Leuven
staff members in 2013
students in 2014-2015 academic year
million euros in annual research budget