University of Leuven (KU Leuven) is a research university in the Dutch-speaking city of Leuven in Flanders, Belgium. It conducts teaching, research, and services in the sciences, engineering, humanities, medicine, law, and social sciences. KU Leuven is an institution for research and education with international appeal. All programmes at this University are based on the innovative research of its scientists and professors.
KU Leuven situated in Belgium, in the heart of Western Europe, KU Leuven has been a centre of learning for nearly six centuries. Today, it is Belgium's largest university and, founded in 1425, one of the oldest and most renowned universities in Europe. Since its founding, KU Leuven has been based in the city that shares its name. Leuven is a pleasant, safe and bustling student town, where centuries-rich history meets cutting-edge science. The university also offers degree programmes at campuses in 11 Belgian cities, including Brussels, Ghent and Antwerp. KU Leuven ranks among the best 50 universities worldwide.
- Master of Astronomy and Astrophysics
- Master of Biology
- Master of Biophysics, Biochemistry and Biotechnology
- Master of Chemistry
- Master of Geography
- Interuniversity Master of Geology
- Master of Mathematics
- Master of Physics
- Master of Statistics
- Erasmus Mundus Master of Theoretical Chemistry and Computational Modelling
- Erasmus Mundus Joint Master in Sustainable and Territorial Development
- Applicants must meet and prove the following requirements:
- the applicants have not studied or worked at the University of Leuven before.
- the applicants have a bachelor degree from a foreign university that gives them access to the master programme they are applying for.
- the applicants have not yet acquired a master degree or a PhD.
- the applicants can prove excellent study results during their former training.
- the applicants can prove a very strong knowledge of English.
- the applicants show strong motivation to follow a master programme at the Faculty of Science of the KU Leuven.
- the applicants are willing to act as ambassador for the programme.
- TOEFL (minimum score 94 internet-based with at least 19 for reading, 18 for Listening, 19 for speaking and 21 for writing) or IELTS (minimum score 7 overall, whilst at least 6,5 for reading, 6 for listening, 6 for speaking and 6 for writing).
- The amount of the scholarship can be up to 10.000 Euro for 1 year. The scholarship will always cover the tuition fee for 1 year, the insurance and a basic health insurance coverage. The amount awarded for living expenses can vary.
- The scholarship for the second master year will only be continued on the condition that the student had outstanding results the first master year.
How to Apply:
The applications are to be submitted online
Only applications that have been submitted ( with the International Office and registered on the website of the scholarship) before 15th of February will be considered for the scholarship.