Private accommodation


UCLouvain accommodation may be full quickly. That's the reason why, it could be a great alternative to search for private accommodation after May. 

You can find a list on the UCLouvain Housing Service website or you may use If you wish to rent accommodation this way, you will have to contact the owner by phone or e-mail and come to an agreement with him/her directly.


While searching for private accommodation, you have a few possibilities :

Belgian websites:

These websites are used by most Belgian students to find a place to stay on the campus. 


Real Estate Agencies:


Short-term possibilities:

All the options below are temporary (3 or 4 days) and are composed of dorms or individual rooms. These may be an alternative to give you the time, when arriving in Belgium, to find your definitive accommodation.


Cities Nearby:

  • Brussels (Most common area for students: Etterbeek & Ixelle): around 30 km from Louvain-la-Neuve & 40 minutes by train

  • Wavre: around 7 km from Louvain-la-Neuve & 15 minutes by train

  • Gembloux: around 13 km from Louvain-la-Neuve & 25 minutes by train

  • Mont-Saint-Guibert: around 4 km from Louvain-la-Neuve