Silver League
University Catholique de Louvain

Belgium

University Catholique de Louvain, Place de l`Universite, 1, B - 1348 Louvain-la-Neuve

258 World
rank
3 Country
rank
Foundation year:
1425
Short name:
UCL
Type:
Private
Students:
28860
Faculty:
690
Faculty/Students Ratio:
42
:
1
Web-site:
www.uclouvain.be
Region:
Europe
Location:
Louvain-la-Neuve
  Dimension Rank Score
Overall 258 59.607
Teaching 348 51.719
Research 277 58.587
International Diversity 127 73.688
Financial Sustainability 253 67.716
Additional Rankings Rank Score
Reputation Rankings 165 75.608
Research Perfomance Rankings 156 74.310
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TEACHING
World Rank: 348
Country rank: 5
Score: 51.719
League: Bronze League
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name
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40 %
Academic staff per students 20 %
Academic staff per bachelor degrees awarded 20 %
Doctoral degrees awarded per academic staff 20 %
Doctoral degrees awarded per bachelor degrees awarded 20 %
World teaching reputation 20 %
RESEARCH
World Rank: 277
Country rank: 4
Score: 58.587
League: Silver League
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weight
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name
Indicator
weight
40 %
Citations per academic and research staff 20 %
Doctoral degrees awarded per admitted PhD 20 %
Normalized citation impact 20 %
Papers per academic and research staff 20 %
World research reputation 20 %
INTERNATIONAL DIVERSITY
World Rank: 127
Country rank: 2
Score: 73.688
League: Golden League
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weight
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name
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weight
10 %
Share of international academic staff 20 %
Share of international students 20 %
Share of international co-authored papers 20 %
Reputation outside region 20 %
International level 20 %
FINANCIAL SUSTAINABILITY
World Rank: 253
Country rank: 5
Score: 67.716
League: Silver League
Dimension
weight
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name
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weight
10 %
Institutional income per academic staff 20 %
Institutional income per students 20 %
Papers per research income 20 %
Research income per academic and research staff 20 %
Research income per institutional income 20 %

Overview

Founded in 1425, Universite catholique de Louvain (UCL) is one of the oldest universities in the world. UCL is at the forefront of innovation and excellence in education and research. The university includes 3 Sectors (Health Sciences, Humanities and Social sciences, Science and Technology), 14 faculties, 21 research institutes, 3 scientific parks, and 2 university hospitals. With more than 28.000 students (122 different nationalities) and 5000 members of staff, UCL has local, european and international visibility.

Mission Statement

UCL, a university: • with an international reputation in the fields of education and research, • that promotes the international mobility of people and knowledge, • where innovation in the field of education is highly valued, • with humanist values, both by choice and by tradition, • that actively contributes to regional development, • in a privileged environment.