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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."

60 JOBS FROM THIS EMPLOYER

KU Leuven
KU Leuven
Location: Leuven, Belgium | Closing on Aug 31
Business Development Manager Life & Health Sciences
(ref. ATP-2021-184) As the number one European university for innovation, KU Leuven actively invests in launching innovative technologies in society and industry by creating spin-off companies, securing and licensing intellectual property, and collaborating with industry. KU...
KU Leuven
KU Leuven
Location: Leuven, Belgium | Closing on Sep 01
Innovation Manager in the Field of Computing on Encrypted Data
(ref. OZK-2021-31) This position in the COSIC research group of the KU Leuven, addresses valorization opportunities in new forms of cryptography that support calculations on encrypted data, without having to decrypt the data. These new forms of cryptography include fully...
KU Leuven
KU Leuven
Location: Leuven, Belgium | Closing on Aug 14
Innovation Manager Electrical Conversion Technologies for Sustainable Energy Systems
(ref. OZK-2021-57) The research of ESAT - ELECTA focuses on the transition of our energy system in which renewable energy and flexibility take centre stage. This research is part of the EnergyVille collaboration at Thor Park in Genk and additional research installations at...
KU Leuven
KU Leuven
Location: Leuven, Belgium | Closing on Sep 08
Innovation Manager in the Field of Energy System Integration for Low-carbon Energy Services
(ref. OZK-2021-52) The decarbonization of our energy system is calling for drastic changes and innovative solutions on both supply and demand side. To embrace these challenges and corresponding opportunities, a permanent position at KU Leuven is created for an Innovation...
KU Leuven
KU Leuven
Location: Leuven, Belgium | Closing on Aug 16
Postdoc Researcher: Expert-technology Scientist and Institute Coordinator
(ref. BAP-2021-449) A new expert-technology scientist position is available to coordinate and innovate the multidisciplinary research and service activities of the newly established KU Leuven Institute for Single-Cell Omics (LISCO). LISCO nucleates interdisciplinary expertise...