Welcome to the website of the University Foundation

  • Auditorium or banquet room in different sizes
  • The complete progam of our club activities
  • Discover our Twinning Partners around the world

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.

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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 next edition the Ethical Forum 2020 deals with
 
Fair exams in a mass university: can technology get us out of trouble? 
 
The Ethical Forum 2020 is organized on December 3, 2020, form 2 to 6 pm at the University Foundation. For a description of the topic and the programme, you are referred to the website of EF 2020.

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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

 

In an official ceremony at the University Foundation on December 13, 2018,  the biannual Fernand Collin Prize for Law was awarded to dr. Joost HUYSMANS, for his doctoral thesis “Legitieme verdediging”, Intersentia, Antwerp, 2017, 958 p. He obtained his Ph. D. from the KU Leuven.Read more