Ranking  339      7
Free University of Brussels (ULB)
Country Belgium
City Brussels
Bachelor (foreigners)4,816 USD/year.
Master (foreigners)4,816 USD/year.
Bachelor (citizens)1,000 USD/year.
Master (citizens)1,000 USD/year.
Cost of living $764-1,389 USD/Month.
Official Website
General information
Finance type Nonprofit
Organization type Public
Established 1834
Abbreviation ULB
Teachers 1,922
Students 24,325
Foreigners 32%
Religion None
Academic calendar Continuous
Gender limitation No limits
Campus type Urban
Housing Available
Exchange programs Available
Library Available
Conquering darkness with knowledge
• Direction générale de l'Enseignement non obligatoire et de la Recherche scientifique, Belgique
• European University Association (EUA)
World ranking339
Country ranking7
Academic Reputation193
Employer Reputation212
International Faculty101
International Students64
Ranking in world by sphere
Arts and Humanities242
Engineering and Technology286
Life Sciences and Medicine214
Natural Science182
Social Sciences and Management202
International rankings
UniPage World University Ranking339
QS World University Rankings207
Cost of living in Brussels
Expenses - USD/Month.Min.Med.
Accommodation 348 433
Food 233 471
Transportation 43 173
Communications and utilities 89 106
Clothing 30 112
Sports and leisure 22 93
Accommodation in Brussels USD/Month.
Shared room outside of centre351
Shared room in city centre437
1 bedroom apartment outside of centre571
1 bedroom apartment in city centre678
Alternative title
English Free University of Brussels
Location on map
Université Libre de Bruxelles or Free University of Brussels (ULB) (ULB) - public higher education institution in Belgium.

Université Libre de Bruxelles - Description

The city of Brussels is the capital of a federal state which has three different administrative regions based on language and has been at the heart of Europe. It naturally follows that the city should have a university in keeping with its standing and the ULB, with its 24,000 students, 29% of whom come from abroad, and its very cosmopolitan body of staff, is an intrinsically international institution open to both Europe and to the whole world. The ULB is a multicultural institution which has 11 faculties and 2 school or institute and is, at the same time, a comprehensive university providing academic tuition in all disciplines and study cycles. With its three Nobel Prize winners, a Fields medal, three Wolf Prize, two Marie Curie Prizes and 29% of the Francqui prizes awarded, the university is also a major research centre which is recognised by the academic community the world over. Nor does it shirk its social, societal and scientific commitments, which it meets through combining broad access to higher education with excellent quality research and through its role in furthering economic development in the regions where it is located (Brussels and Wallonia). The ULB also has a teaching hospital,...

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