1.General Information :

Leuven is the capital of the province of Flemish Brabant in Belgium. It is located about 25 kilometres east of Brussels, close to other neighbouring towns such as Mechelen, Aarschot, Tienen, and Wavre. It is home to the Katholieke Universiteit Leuven, the largest and oldest university of the Low Countries and the oldest Catholic university still in existence. It is also home to Anheuser-Busch InBev, the world’s largest brewing group and one of the five largest consumer-goods companies in the world and to the UZ Leuven, one of the largest hospitals of Europe.

Population :

Location : Belgium

Official website

Twinned with :

  • ‘s-Hertogenbosch (Netherlands)
  • Krakow (Poland)
  • Lüdenscheid (Germany)
  • Rennes (France)
  • Tainan (Taiwan)


2.The city in our network :

The city and Efus :

Member since March 2016


  • Second meeting of LIAISE II project, Leuven, Belgium, 11 October 2016