The health sciences sector includes five research institutes :
Institute of Neuroscience
Institute of Experimental and Clinical Research
Institute of Health and Society
De Duve Institute
Louvain Drug Research Institute
At UCLouvain, a Doctoral Commission (CDD) supervises all the PhD programs in the Health Science sector ("Medical Sciences, Public Health, Dentistry, Biomedical and Pharmaceutical Sciences, and Movement Sciences"). This committee delegates the tasks of local, daily management of doctoral students to "Disciplinary Committees" (CP).