Belgium, Leuven

Europe Inside Out

when 28 June 2020 - 12 July 2020
language English
duration 2 weeks
credits 4 EC
fee EUR 800

Due to the covid-19 outbreak, all programmes for 2020 have been cancelled

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; Innovation and Entrepreneurship in Europe; and Social & Cultural Interactions. The course includes visits to Brussels and Antwerp.

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 cultural interactions;
4. innovation and entrepreneurship in Europe.

Credits info

4 EC
If students desire to earn two more credits (6 ECTS in total), they can write a paper on a topic dealt with in class. The deadline to submit this paper(s) is mid August 2020.

Fee info

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