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INSPIRE THE OUTSTANDING
KU Leuven is an institution for research and education with international appeal,
ranking among the best 50 universities worldwide.
Most Innovative University
(Reuters, 2017)
Times Higher Education World Ranking
(THE, 2017-18)
QS World University Ranking
(2017-18)
In the European Commission Horizon 2020 programme
In the ERC grants programme with over 110 projects
WORLD-CLASS RESEARCH

KU Leuven is dedicated to education and research in nearly all fields. Its fifteen faculties offer education, while research activities are organized by the departments and research groups. These faculties and departments, in turn, are clustered into three groups: Humanities and Social Sciences, Science, Engineering and Technology (SET), and Biomedical Sciences. Each of these groups has a doctoral school for its doctoral training programmes.

PEOPLE MAKE THE DIFFERENCE

We believe that the inclusion and collaboration of people with diverse backgrounds, nationalities and cultures enriches the workplace and inspires new perspectives, insights and ideas. Hence, KU Leuven seeks to create an environment where all talents are nurtured, irrespective of gender, age, cultural background, nationality or any disability.

At KU Leuven, our aim is for every employee to feel satisfied at work. That’s why we want to support you in your personal development by encouraging self-direction and empowerment. Moreover, we offer you a broad range of career prospects, flexible and tailored to your interests.

As we prioritise the wellbeing of our employees, we want to help you achieve a balance between work and other aspects of your life. We also seek to build a positive and sustainable relationship between each employee and the organisation, with particular attention to psychosocial wellbeing.

We seek to recruit, engage, challenge, foster and inspire talented and
driven individuals. Both national and international candidates, and
academics as well as other professionals.

STORIES FROM THE INSIDE

Yes, working at KU Leuven is quite unique. Why, you may ask? Because innovative insights come to you every day. Because you continuously face new challenges. Because you discover more about who you are, push your boundaries, fulfil your ambitions.


Life Imitates Art(eries)
You see innovation all around you here, even in the lab environment.

 
 
 


From Bench to Business: Valorizing Research
KU Leuven's Industrial Research Fund is a unique Flemish funding scheme that bridges basic research, technological innovation, and industry collaboration. 


How Europe’s Most Innovative University Creates Spin-offs
When it comes to creating spin-offs, one university stands out: KU Leuven, Europe’s most innovative university for four year running.

 
 
 


Paving the Way for a New Kind of Digital Education
“At KU Leuven, technology is not a goal in itself, but a means to come to better learning, better assessment, and better internationalisation."

49 JOBS FROM THIS EMPLOYER

KU Leuven
KU Leuven
Location: Leuven, Belgium | Closing on Aug 03
Coordinator Sustainable Animal Production Transfarm
(ref. ATP-2021-324) TRANSfarm facilitates pilot-scale scientific research in the broad domain of sustainable bio-economy and translational biomedical research. For this purpose, the pilot is based on knowledge and expertise within the Science and Technology Group of KU Leuven...
KU Leuven
KU Leuven
Location: Leuven, Belgium | Closing on Sep 15
Professor of Architecture Design and Visual Literacy, Developed in a Provocative Praxis (70%)
(ref. ZAP-2021-68) In the Science, Engineering and Technology Group, Faculty of Architecture, Department of Architecture of the KU Leuven, there is a part-time vacancy (70%) for senior academic staff (ZAP) available in the domain “Architecture Design and Visual Literacy,...
KU Leuven
KU Leuven
Location: Leuven, Belgium | Closing on Sep 07
Professor Mechanical Engineering: Agro Food Automation and Robotics
(ref. ZAP-2021-74) KU Leuven has a full-time academic vacancy (in the senior academic staff) in mechanical engineering at its campus in Geel. We are looking for internationally oriented candidates with an excellent interdisciplinary research record, with educational...
KU Leuven
KU Leuven
Location: Leuven, Belgium | Closing on Nov 15
Professor of Construction, Structure and Reuse in Architectural Design (100%)
(ref. ZAP-2021-67) In the Science, Engineering and Technology Group, Faculty of Architecture, Department of Architecture of KU Leuven, there is a full time academic position (ZAP) available in the field of “Construction, Structure and Reuse in Architectural Design”. For...
KU Leuven
KU Leuven
Location: Leuven, Belgium | Closing on Aug 24
Professor in Materials Engineering: Mixed Numerical-experimental Characterization of Metallic Materials and its Joints
(ref. ZAP-2021-73) KU Leuven has a full-time academic vacancy at the Ghent Technology Campus in the area of the characterization of mechanical material behaviour via mixed experimental-numerical methodologies. We are looking for internationally orientated candidates with an...