University of Liège

Liège, Belgium
The University of Liege is the only public, pluralist and complete university institution of the French Walloon-Brussels community. It is a part of the Wallonia-Europe University Academy. It aims at maintaining a fair balance between teaching, research and community service activities, in the broad lines recognised by its complete university status.



Founded in 1817, the University of Liege is the only public Community-sponsored university in the French-speaking part of Belgium which offers a complete range of university courses at undergraduate (38 bachelor’s programmes) and post-graduate levels (191 master’s and 65 specialised master’s programmes).


Fully integrated in the Bologna process aiming at establishing a large harmonised zone of higher education in Europe, ULg welcomes 23,000 students spread out over 10 faculties and 1 School: Philosophy and Letters; Law and School of Criminology; Sciences; Medicine; Applied Sciences;Agronomy; Veterinary Medicine; Psychology and Educational Sciences; Economics and Management; Social Sciences; Criminology.

Located at the crossroads of the German and Latin cultures, with a global outlook on international aspects, the University of Liege devotes a considerable part of its teaching to foreign language classes in order to ensure that its students are citizens who are truly active on a European level.


Teaching at ULg is kept alive through research. This teaching-research complementarity is at the heart of the university project. The ULg pays special attention to essential research, the basis of new knowledge. Although the Institution backs certain subjects and research orientations in particular, that it deems as priorities, it does not wish to be deprived of those that exist and that are inseparable from its status as a complete university.

  • 530 research units in all subject areas
  • 20 large-scale inter-disciplinary research centres
  • 1,500 contractual researchers
  • more than 1,200 regular research contracts, of which 65 FP6 projects (6th European Outline-Programme) in all thematic priorities.

Master's Programmes

Engineering & Technology (13)
Social Sciences (8)
Natural Sciences & Mathematics (6)
Environmental Studies & Earth Sciences (5)
Arts, Design & Architecture (4)
Business & Management (4)
Computer Science & IT (3)
Medicine & Health (3)
Agriculture & Forestry (2)
Humanities (2)
Law (2)
Education & Training (1)

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