Though currently, like in all the universities of the Wallonia-Brussels Federation, the student community is mainly made up of female students, there are still significant differences in the access to some study areas by female students. In the same way, though student population feminisation has led to greater diversity in the academic and
Since its founding in 1425, UCLouvain has both reached out to the world and invited it in. Through student exchanges, hosting international professors and researchers, interuniversity partnerships, participation in European and global networks, and a long tradition of cooperation in international development, UCLouvain has exerted influence
The ecological and social transition towards a sustainable society is a challenge that UCLouvain has taken on board. It has chosen to position itself at the forefront, as a teaching and research institution. Its aim is to support society and contribute to these crucial systemic changes.
Since 2017, UCLouvain has set up a specific programme to welcome refugees who wish to resume academic activities. Each year, people from all over the world join this programme. The university has extended the Access2University programme to include students and researchers affected by the conflict in Ukraine who have had to flee the country. Access