The KU Leuven, founded in 1425, is one of the oldest and most famous universities of the European continent. The historic and artistic past is present everywhere in this charming city which is the true capital of Brabant. The town hall, the beguinage, the numerous churches, monasteries, convents and university colleges are evidence of a glorious past and lend the town a medieval character. Leuven is located in the centre of Belgium only 30km from Brussels and 20km from Brussels Airport