Research at UCLouvain

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Research institutes

Research is a driving force at UCL. It’s organised via distinct yet complementary research entities: research institutions, research centres, technology platforms and Louvain4. Fundamental and...

Interdisciplinary Research centers

UCL research centres assemble member researchers of one or several institutes to work on a research project or area. The goal is to encourage high-level interdisciplinary research and spark...

Technology Platforms

UCL maintains 25 technology platforms with a variety of expertise and resources. Their role is to provide the research institutes with technical and administrative staff and research equipment...

Louvain4

Louvain4: UCL interdisciplinary research initiative

Knowledge and technology transfer

Parallel to its teaching and research missions, the university pursues a third mission inseparable from its other activities: serving society. Turning university research findings into services or...

University-entreprise partnerships

As part of its mission to serve society, and thanks to its multi-site foothold, our institution whole-heartedly participates in the development of the entire French Community of Belgium...

Science Parks and incubator

An internationally renowned university, UCL is home to two science parks, in Louvain-la-Neuve and Seneffe, which create synergies between businesses and the university.

Training opportunities

On-the-job training.With 14 faculties, UCL is a comprehensive university that educates almost one of every two university students in French-speaking Belgium.What if you’re an adult already...