Université Catholique de Louvain

Université Catholique de Louvain is an exchange destination for Utrecht University students of the faculty of Humanities in Louvain-la-Neuve, Belgium. 

Student experiences

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General information for exchange students

Course information

Welcome guide for orientation

Academic calendar

Semester I: September – January

Semester II: February – June

Academic calendar


Areas of study open to exchange students

Students can only take courses at the Faculty of Philosophy, Arts, and Letters (FIAL). Subjects taught here cover Archeology, Dutch Language and Culture, English Studies, French Studies, German Studies, History, History of Art, Literature, Linguistics, and Philosophy. 

Courses at Master’s level



Language requirement: a minimum language level of B2 (CEFR) in the language of instruction (French/English) is required.

Language of instruction

French, several courses in English (mainly on Master's level)

Housing assistance

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Estimated living costs per month

The cost of living in Belgium corresponds to the European average. You should budget approximately €800 per month to cover housing

Please note that this is just an approximate estimation, cost of living may vary depending on your lifestyle.

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Normal study load per semester: 30 ECTS

Number of places available

2 places per year.

Additional information



Do you have any questions about this partner university or about studying abroad? Contact the International Office of the Faculty of Humanities (details below).