Established since 1968 in the greenfield campus of Louvain-la-Neuve, the Université catholique de Louvain (www.uclouvain.be) is Belgium's largest French-speaking university. With more than 2000 researchers, three scientific parks, and around 200 laboratories, UCL is further recognized as an university of international standard.
The Université catholique de Louvain is organized in three sectors that are composed of 20 research institutes and 14 faculties and schools. The institutes develop and implement research policies in scientific fields of concern, and further articulate these policies around research divisions.
Both fundamental and applied research is conducted at UCL covering various fields of science and technology. The University follows an interdisciplinary approach through numerous joint activities involving different research teams, and also works with several other universities and research centres in Belgium and abroad.