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KU LEUVEN ALUMNI ASSOCIATION

Welcome to your US Chapter




OUR ALUMNI CHAPTER

If you are a graduate of KU Leuven or completed a semester abroad at KU Leuven and are living in the US, join your KU Alumni US Chapter and start connecting with your fellow alumni locally.

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Members receive access to discounts and priority registration for events, news releases, and most importantly, the US-KU alumni directory to connect with your fellow grads here in the US.  

KU ALUMNI LEUVEN

Past event

Inspiring analysis on the macro-economic impact of COVID019 from top speakers of KBC, Goldman Sachs and JP Morgan, including a word from Rector Luc Sels. 

Leuven continues to become an even bigger star in the academic world - according to our Rector, the university already sees 13% more international admissions for the upcoming academic year!


Upcoming events

  • Events to be posted soon - stay tuned

2020 Honorary Doctorates

On the occassion of the Feast of the Presentation of the Lord KU Leuven celebrates its Patron Saint's Day. For more than half a century, the university has awarded honorary doctorates during this event. The recipients of the doctorate honoris causa are honoured for their distinguished academic, social or cultural contributions. On 3 February 2020 the university awards an honorary doctorate to five outstanding women: KimberlĂ© Crenshaw, Liv Hatle, Mae Jemison, ValĂ©rie Masson-Delmotte and Nasrin Sotoudeh.

More info on the KU Leuven website

Past event: an evening with Profs. Krugman and The grauwe

On Nov 1, Peter Vanham moderated a Special Evening with Profs. Krugman and De Grauwe on world economics, their views on what's happened and what is happening. Full house, over 75 people registered for an evening with two stars, never to forget.

Read the full article (in Dutch) in the Campuskrant.


- Captain of Academia -

June 7, New York - Honorary Rector Andre Oosterlinck - see also our community page.



REGIONAL CHAPTERS

Washington Regional Chapter 

Famous Alumnus close-up

Henricus Josephus Rega


Henricus Rega was born in 1690 in Leuven and was a pioneer in medicine for the university. He studied medicine in Leuven and Paris and became professor in medicine in Leuven. Because of him, the university built the anatomical theater, a hexagon building on the corner of the Capucijnevoer and Minderbroederstraat. He was also responsible for the "Kruidtuin" and a medicine library. To honor his legacy, the new Insitute established in 1954 carries his name.  

Famous alumni in the spotlight
Notable Alumni in the past 590 years


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