International Students' Day


What to expect?

Various departments and services of our university introduce themselves and their activities.
It is the perfect place to be to learn about what UCLouvain can offer and about student's life.

Come and visit our stands, enjoy and participate to the numerous activities.

Attend presentations, gather as much information as you can, taste the Belgian specialties.

Do not miss this great activities' program as well as the interactive city tour!


On Wednesday, September 13, 2019, from 10 AM to 4 PM


At Aula Magna, Foyer du Lac, Place Lemaire 1

*** The participation to this event is FREE OF CHARGE ****

What stands to be found?

=> Centre Placet:
      Welcome and accommodation house for students from Southern countries.

=> General Coordination for international Students (CGEI):
     Provides services, support and guidance to international students for making their stay at UCLouvain a success
     Information on administrative procedure and city visits.

=> Erasmus Student Network (ESN):
     The largest student association in Europe.
     Presentation by the local section of its many activities such as excursions, events, lectures, second hand sales, etc.

=> Inforville:
     Tourism Office for the city of Ottignies-Louvain-la-Neuve.
     Information on Louvain-la-Neuve city, its various neighborhoods, etc.

=> The Language institute of UCLouvain (ILV):
      Its main mission is to provide language teaching units, part of students’ annual programmes (PAE) of UClouvain
      Presentation of the range of languages and registration conditions by the ILV staff.

=> Kot Ardoise (*):
     Promotes the French language through activities available for Francophones and non-Francophones.
     Presentation of various activities: conversation table, Big Olympics, News contest, etc.

=> Kot-é-Chine (*):
     Promotes the Asian culture, more particularly the Chinese culture.
     Presentation of their activities: culinary introduction, traditional games, karaoke nights, etc.

=> Kot Erasmus (*):
     Responsible for welcoming, accommodating and assisting international students upon their arrival in Louvain-la-Neuve.
     Presentation of its numerous sports and fun events.

=> University Restaurants:
     Offer varied and balanced dishes at low prices, developed in collaboration with a dietician.

=> Musée L:
     A 32,000 piece university Museum that mixes UCLouvain’s unique scientific collections with archaeological objects,
     natural history specimens and contemporary exhibitions. A museum like no other that is worth seeing. Free entrance for all UCLouvain students.

=> Student Support Service (AIDE):
     Offers social and financial assistance, psychological and psychopedagogical support, health advice, support for students
     with disabilities, disorders or disabling illness.
     Information on the Belgian health system (mutuelle) and on its activities.

=> Sport and Fitness Service (SPOR):
     Information about the sport activities on the Louvain-la-Neuve campus, short videos.
     Possibility to join the ‘Sports’ card.

=> UCLouvain Culture
     Concerts, theater, exhibitions, festivals, ... More than 50 free cultural events and many more advantages through Wallonia and Brussels!

     Presentation of the next cultural season. Possibility to join the ‘cultural’ card.


(*) Kot-à-projet (KAP). A KAP is a group of students who lives together and organizes activities for a common project.