#388 Overall Influence

KU Leuven

Dutch-speaking university in Leuven, Flanders, Belgium

From Wikipedia

The Katholieke Universiteit Leuven is a Catholic research university in the city of Leuven, Belgium. It conducts teaching, research, and services in computer science, engineering, natural sciences, theology, humanities, medicine, law, canon law, business, and social sciences.

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What is KU Leuven known for?

Our answer to this is to show you the disciplines in which a school's faculty and alumni have had the highest historical influence. A school may be influential in a discipline even if they do not offer degrees in that area. We've organized two lists to show where they are influential and offer corresponding degrees, and where they are influential through scholarship although they don't offer degrees in the disciplines.

Top areas of influence with degrees offered

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Biology
#228 World Rank
Medical
#288 World Rank
Chemistry
#416 World Rank
Engineering
#277 World Rank
Computer Science
#365 World Rank
Mathematics
#369 World Rank
Physics
#568 World Rank
Business
#291 World Rank
Psychology
#436 World Rank
Philosophy
#833 World Rank
Education
#337 World Rank
Religious Studies
#546 World Rank
Law
#715 World Rank
Literature
#596 World Rank
Political Science
#399 World Rank
Economics
#671 World Rank
History
#470 World Rank
Earth Sciences
#981 World Rank
Communications
#499 World Rank
Sociology
#461 World Rank
Anthropology
#706 World Rank
Criminal Justice
#1330 World Rank
Nursing
#1967 World Rank
Social Work

Influential People

Who are KU Leuven's Most influential alumni?

KU Leuven 's most influential alumni faculty include professors and professionals in the fields of Biology, Medical, and Computer Science

Yves Leterme

Former Belgian prime minister

Aimee Van Wynsberghe

Aimee Van Wynsberghe

AI ethics researcher

Paul Appermont

Businessman

Patrick Callaerts

Molecular biologist, researcher

Jeannine Beeken

Jeannine Beeken

Linguist

John Rijsman

Dutch social psychologist

Adriaan Theodoor Peperzak

Adriaan Theodoor Peperzak

Dutch philosopher

Desmond Connell

Desmond Connell

Catholic cardinal

Shelton Fabre

Catholic bishop

Mark Coeckelbergh

Mark Coeckelbergh

Professor

Koen Binnemans

Researcher

Herman de Coninck

Belgian poet and journalist