University of Leuven

Summer School Europe Inside Out, Short Course


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.


The summer course takes place at KU Leuven, Belgium. By train the town of Leuven is 13 minutes away from Brussels Airport (BRU) and 20 minutes from Brussels’ Central Station.

AccommodationIrish College | Founded in 1607

Accommodation is not included in the registration fee. Students coming under a bilateral agreement with a partner university will be hosted in the Irish College (a 5 min. walk from the course venue). Other summer school participants are free to make their own accommodation arrangements. Here are some options:

  • Cube Hostel
  • IBIS Budget Hotel
  • Irish College
  • Youth Hostel Leuven
  • Leuven City Hostel
  • Budget Flats Leuven

Detailed Programme Facts

  • Deadline and start date Application deadline and start date were not specified by the programme.
  • Full-time duration 14 days
  • Study intensity Full-time
  • Credits
    3 ECTS
  • Delivery mode
    On Campus
  • More information Go To The Course Website

Academic Requirements

  • Registering for this course can be done at any time by filling out our registration form. We advise you to book early as our course fills up quickly. Your registration only becomes binding after payment of the course fee, within 2 weeks after registration.
  • Participants enrolled at KU Leuven as visiting scholars or exchange students automatically enjoy medical and accident insurance. If you are not enrolled as an exchange student/visiting scholar, KU Leuven will not be rsponsible for any damages or injuries sustainied during the course. Please acquire cover of your own. If this summer school is accepted for credit at your home institution, their insurance may apply; do ask your Exchange Coordinator.

Tuition Fee

  • Current exchange students-€ 500
  • Students from partner institutions -  € 600
  • Students from unaffiliated institutions -  € 1100

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Check the programme website for information about funding options.

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