KU Leuven

KU Leuven, Belgium

The Faculty of Engineering Science started in 1864 as Ecoles Spéciales des Arts et Manufactures du Génie Civil et des Mines. Today it is a multidisciplinary school training academic engineers with a sound scientific background, an advanced technical knowledge, a stimulated creativity, a concept oriented approach and with an open view on social issues.

The faculty comprises seven research departments: Architecture, Chemical Engineering, Civil Engineering, Computer Science, Electrical Engineering, Mechanical Engineering and Materials Engineering. Education is organised for approximately 4.250 students, of which 1.200 are international students, comprising 1.600 Bachelor students, 1.500 Master students, 250 Advanced Master students and 900 PhD students. Exchange students coming to KU Leuven can choose – among others – between the following courses:

  • Cryptography and Network Security
  • Security of networks and computer systems
  • Privacy Technologies
  • Biometrics System Concepts
  • Big Data Analytics Programming
  • Privacy and Big Data
  • Analysis of Large Scale Social Networks