Belgium, Leuven

Europe Inside Out

when 2 July 2018 - 14 July 2018
language English
duration 2 weeks
credits 4 EC
fee EUR 800

With its exciting range of options and its setting in one of Europe’s greatest cities, KU Leuven’s EU summer course truly stands out from the crowd.

During this 14-day residential course jointly offered by the Faculties of Arts, Economics & Business and Social Sciences you combine two majors, chosen from a list of four: Doing Business with Europe(ans); Policies & Politics in the EU; Entrepreneurship and Innovation in Europe; and Social & Demographic Issues. The course includes visits to Brussels, Antwerp, Bruges and Luxemburg.

Several European capitals are easily accessible by train directly from Leuven, including Amsterdam, Paris, Berlin and London.

Course leader

The three organising Faculties have all amassed a wealth of experience at English-taught international master programmes and short-term courses.

Founded in 1425, KU Leuven is the oldest university in Belgium, as well as being the oldest surviving Cath

Target group

The course targets graduate students in e.g. Arts, Economics & Business, Law or Social Sciences. Undergraduate students in their final year are also welcome to apply. Students with Bachelor’s or Master’s degrees from other disciplines should have had some exposure to at least one of the fields under study.

Course aim

There is a multidisciplinary and broad common part which all students have to take. These core sessions cover about half of the contact hours. From the following majors students choose two, each representing about eight class hours. These majors are

1. doing business with Europe(ans)
2. politics and policies in Europe
3. social and migration issues
4. innovation and entrepreneurship in Europe

Credits info

4 EC
If students desire to earn three more credits, they can write a paper subsequent to the summer school. The deadline to submit this paper(s) is end of July 2018.

Fee info

EUR 800: For students who subscribe before February 1 a discount applies for students from the KU Leuven or affiliated university. See the Europe Inside Out website.
EUR 1100: For students who subscribe after February 1. A discount applies for students from the KU Leuven or affiliated university. See the Europe Inside Out website.