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KU Leuven

KU Leuven

Type of agreement: Erasmus +
Level of studies: Master
Responsible: AHO, Institute of Architecture


Host institution contacts: Nele De Meyere, nele.demeyere@kuleuven.be, +32 2 447 19 47
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Language of instructions: English
All applicants who have not obtained a previous diploma in a programme taught in English in Australia, English-speaking Canada, Ireland, New Zealand, the United Kingdom and the United States of America must submit a certificate proving their proficiency in English.

The English proficiency test scores accepted by KU Leuven are the TOEFL certificate, IELTS certificate, and Cambridge C1 Advanced (CAE) or C2 Proficiency (CPE) certificate.

Read more about English proficiency requirements

What courses can I take?

The titles and content of the courses for each semester may change from year to year. There are exchange opportunities in campus Sint-Lucas Brussels as well as in campus Sint-Lucas Ghent. Students are encouraged to choose a location on basis of the content of the programs and their engagements.
Campus Brussels focuses on urban projects and urban cultures, while
Campus Ghent focuses on resilient and sustainable strategies
Read about the different courses offered.

For how long does the semester last?

Winter semester: end of September – beginning of February
Spring semester: beginning of February – end of June
Read more about important dates in the host institution calendar.


The faculty does not have student accommodation. Therefore, you will have to rent a room on the private housing market for the duration of your stay. To help you in your search, it is best to contact the department of Student Services. The staff will put you in touch with trustworthy organizations on the private housing market.
Read more about accommodation.

What does it cost?

As an exchange student you pay only the AHO semeser fee. 

Who can apply? 

Architecture students who are in their 6th, 7th or 8th semester at the time of application.

How to apply? 

Apply for exchange studies through AHO by 1 February / 15 September through the application form found here

​If you are nominated for exchange by AHO, you will be requested to complete the application procedure following the instructions found here

Read more about the application supporting documentation required.

The host institution application periods
For an exchange in semester 1 or full academic year exchange: 30 April
For an exchange in semester 2: 1 October

Further questions? Do not hesitate to contact international-office@aho.no
About University
Country: Belgium
City: Brussel, Ghent