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University of Louvain

UCL is a stabilising force in an uncertain world. It prioritises universal access to high-quality education and makes innovation the governing principle of its activities, in teaching as much as in research.
AN EDUCATION FUELLED BY SOLID RESEARCH
With a Nobel Prize, 21 Prix Francqui (the ‘Belgian Nobel’) and many other honours, the university’s drive to innovate is clear: €222 million in annual research investment, 225 projects funded by European framework programmes (as of 2016) and close relationships with the commercial world, particularly with the 259 companies in the university’s three science parks and two university hospitals.
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OPEN TO THE WORLD

Since its creation in 1425, UCL has both reached out to the world and invited it in. Through student exchanges, hosting international professors and researchers, interuniversity partnerships, participation in European and global networks, and a long tradition of cooperation in international development, UCL has exerted influence throughout the world for nearly 600 years.

The university welcomes more than 30,000 students in seven locations in Brussels and Wallonia. Its main campus is in the pedestrianised city of Louvain-la-Neuve. Our university offers courses in all disciplines, from bachelor’s degree to doctoral degree level, as well as many lifelong learning programmes. It is also a pioneer in the creation of massive open online courses (MOOCs), and the first French-speaking university in Europe to offer online courses on the edX platform (16 courses available in 2016).

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MISSION, GOALS AND VALUES

   
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UCL wants to enable anyone who desires an education to pursue one of the highest possible quality. Students can acquire skills and expertise conducive to their personal and professional development. Teachers can rely on the LLL’s tools and programmes to help their teaching skills.

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UCL is a research university and assumes its place in an international community based on the recognition of the excellence of its contributions to development and knowledge dissemination.

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SERVING SOCIETY

UCL offers seven sites and two university hospitals in the French Community of Belgium, world-class research and educational capabilities, dynamic alumni network, formidable spin-off creation capacity, science parks, incubators and international development cooperation projects.

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VISION

UCL prioritises universal access to high-quality education and makes innovation the governing principle of its activities, in teaching as much as in research. It creates synergies between its involvement in regional development and its international influence, enabling them to fuel each other.

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VALUES

The values on which UCL’s vision is based are openness to others and to differences, solidarity, freedom and respect. Faculty enjoy academic freedom enshrined in the constitution, specifically, freedom of thought in the pursuit of truth arrived at scientifically and free from the undue influence of current trends.

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ONE OF THE BEST RESEARCH UNIVERSITIES

Placing 149th in the 2016 QS ranking of the world’s universities, UCL is ranked first among Belgian francophone universities. It is also one of Europe’s most well established universities, having been founded in 1425. Erasmus, Gerardus Mercator and Andreas Vesalius are among the greats to have graced its halls; it’s where Georges Lemaître formulated his Big Bang theory and Christian de Duve conducted research that won him the 1974 Nobel Prize in Medicine.

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 applied research is pursued with equal vigour in the university’s 22 research institutes. In the humanities, science and technology, and health sciences—the university’s three ‘sectors’—the institutes develop research policies that may be formulated around research clusters.

 

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EDUCATION, RESEARCH, CREATIVITY, INNOVATION, YOUR FUTURE

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University of Louvain
University of Louvain
Sijainti: Louvain-La-Neuve, Belgia | Hakuaika päättyy syyskuuta 10
« Usability » expert for prototyping in an immersive room (AR and VR)
Mission As a « Usability » expert, you will be part of ICTEAM institute. You will work in cooperation with the team dedicated to the operation of the immersive room, under the supervision of Pr. Benoît Macq. Your main mission will consist in putting into practice...
University of Louvain
University of Louvain
Sijainti: Louvain-La-Neuve, Belgia | Hakuaika päättyy syyskuuta 10
Responsible for « Equipment and infrastructure » of the immersive room in augmented and virtual reality
As the responsible for « equipment and infrastructure » of the AR & VR immersive room, you will be part of the ICTEAM institute. You will work in collaboration with the team dedicated to the operation of the immersive room, under the supervision of Pr. Benoît Macq. You will...
University of Louvain
University of Louvain
Sijainti: Louvain-La-Neuve, Belgia | Hakuaika päättyy syyskuuta 07
Post-doctoral position in wireless channel characterization
The research will build up on existing results (in particular, a state-of-the-art ray-tracing) and be oriented towards abstract (or analytical) and intrinsic (or sparse) representations of radio channels which not only help reduce the computational load, but also enable system...
University of Louvain
University of Louvain
Sijainti: Louvain-La-Neuve, Belgia | Hakuaika päättyy elokuuta 31
Postdoctoral Fellow in Cancer Research
Project description: The SCBD research unit at de Duve Institute in Université catholique de Louvain, Brussels campus, is searching for a highly motivated postdoctoral fellow interested in the project “the signaling crosstalk in skin tumorigenesis” funded by Foundation...
University of Louvain
University of Louvain
Sijainti: Louvain-La-Neuve, Belgia | Hakuaika päättyy elokuuta 26
Program Development Researcher (CRED - IRSS - UCL)
IRSS is looking for a Program Development Researcher Context : The Centre for Research on the Epidemiology of Disasters (CRED) has been active for over 40 years in the fields of international disaster and conflict health studies, with activities linking relief,...