Catholic University of Louvain

Catholic University of Louvain

Catholic University of Louvain   link Walloon Region
Place de l’Université 1, 1348 Ottignies-Louvain-la-Neuve

L’Université catholique de Louvain (en latin Universitas catholica lovaniensis, en néerlandais Katholieke Universiteit Leuven) est une université fondée en 1834 à Malines par les évêques de Belgique, et scindée depuis 1968 (affaire de Louvain) en deux établissements séparés par la frontière linguistique: l’Université catholique de Louvain (UCL), université francophone multisite, qui a des sièges notamment à Louvain-la-Neuve (province du Brabant wallon), à Mons et Tournai (province du Hainaut), et à Woluwe-Saint-Lambert et Saint-Gilles (région de Bruxelles-Capitale) en Belgique ; La Katholieke Universiteit Leuven (KUL), université néerlandophone, dont le siège se trouve à Louvain (province du Brabant flamand) en Belgique.

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