Welcome international students!


Every year UCLouvain pulls out all the stops to welcome its international students. A personalised ‘meet & greet’ is offered on the Louvain-la-Neuve and Woluwe campuses beginning 7 September, and an information day will be held in Louvain-la-Neuve on 11 September.

Meet & Greet

  • In Louvain-la-Neuve, beginning 7 September, a team of students will be available to assist international students on their arrival and answer their questions. Come to the reception area in Inforville (next to the train station ticket windows), Monday to Friday, 9 am to 5 pm. Outside these hours, call the 24-hour hotline: +32 (0) 473 95 32 71.
    Meet & Greets will continue through 25 September, and the hotline will be in service until mid-October. The service is organised by the International Student Council (CGEI).
    > More information.
  • In Brussels Woluwe, a team of students will also be available to assist international students. Meet & Greet service is available at ‘KOT CGEI’ on Monday and Thursday from 5 pm to 7 pm and Tuesday and Friday from noon to 2 pm. Address: Promenade de l’Alma 24, accommodation A1.
    The team can also be contacted 24 hours a day at +32 (0) 471 11 22 65.
    > More information.

Information day

On Friday 11 September from 10 am to 4 pm an information day intended specifically for international students will be held in Louvain-la-Neuve.

Many university departments and student associations will have stands in the reception hall of Musée L, Place des Sciences 3.

The event will be rebroadcast online (especially for students subject to quarantine) using a virtual platform available from 12 September.

Information and registration (compulsory).

Please note: This event is organised as part of the 2020 Welcome Week (9 through 11 September) and is intended for all students, Belgian and international. More information.

Published on September 02, 2020