Research at KU Leuven
KU Leuven is a highly innovative, unique and research-intensive univeristy.
According to Reuters, KU Leuven is the most 'innovative university' of Europe and N°5 of the world, based on patent filings and valorization tracks.
As of 2016 KU Leuven employs 13.133 people, of which 1.747 tenured academic staff and 1712 postdoctoral staff.
During 2015-2016, 744 academic PhD degrees were awarded, of which 40% to non-Belgian researchers.