The University Foundation is the meeting place
- for all academics in Belgium,
- for academics and members of civil society,
- for academics in Belgium, foreign academics and members of international organizations.
The various initiatives of the University Foundation are described on this website. For some parts of the website that are not relevant for international visitors there is no English version.
According to the decision of the Government on COVID 19, we are forced to close the restaurant of the University Foundation from October 19 until reopening is admitted. We are very sorry about this.
As to the hotel and the meeting rooms, please contact us. We will keep you informed as soon as there is more news about the regulations.
Stay healthy and hope to see you soon again.
The University Foundation regularly organizes academic activities and cultural activities for its members and other interested parties: lunch debates, evening lectures, visits to art exhibitions, music performances in Bozar, opera in La Monnaie... Most of these activities are organized in French and Dutch, sometimes, but rarely, only in French or only in Dutch. Therefore they are not explicitly mentioned on the English version of the website. The interested reader is refererred to the French and the Dutch versions of the website for further information.Read more
The activities of Re-Bel, planned for March and June 2020, were canceled due to the corona crisis. In view of the current situation, it was decided to organize the following activity as a "webinar". This activity will take place on Thursday September 17, 2020 at 8 PM. The subject is "Minority government: why and why not?". Details and the registration procedure will be published on the Re-Bel website.Read more
To stimulate publication of scientific papers in international journals, of which the language is mostly English, the Commission for Subsidies and Publications of the University Foundation has decided to open the possibility of financial support for linguistic editing of the manuscipt. Read more