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1 Choose the University of Liège Choose openness Choose openness Choose excellence Choose excellence

2 I. Liège

3 A city in the heart of Europe

4 A major Belgian city at the crossroads of 3 communities A major Belgian city at the crossroads of 3 communities a French-speaking city a French-speaking city within easy reach of the Flemish and German-speaking communities within easy reach of the Flemish and German-speaking communities An international city An international city a mixed population a mixed population a city with a focus on interculturality a city with a focus on interculturality The European crossroads of economic, political and cultural life The European crossroads of economic, political and cultural life 30 minutes from Germany and Holland 30 minutes from Germany and Holland 60 minutes from Brussels and Luxembourg 60 minutes from Brussels and Luxembourg 2:15 from Paris 2:15 from Paris 3:30 from London 3:30 from London

5 inhabitants – inhabitants – in the city and in the city and its surrounding areas its surrounding areas major city major city a « green » region a « green » region A modern city

6 A thousand-year-old historical city

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9 students in higher education students in higher education hundreds of events every year hundreds of events every year a lively student life a lively student life A student town

10 a dozen theatres a dozen theatres 30 movie houses 30 movie houses opera, a philharmonic orchestra opera, a philharmonic orchestra numerous concert halls numerous concert halls international festivals for pop and rock music, electronic music and jazz international festivals for pop and rock music, electronic music and jazz international presentations in the area of dance and modern theatre international presentations in the area of dance and modern theatre … … A city full of opportunities Special tariffs for students

11 II. The University of Liège

12 A school that has been in operation for 193 years A school that has been in operation for 193 years A public and pluralistic university A public and pluralistic university Almost students professors assistants and researchers Almost students professors assistants and researchers 2000 staff members assigned full of part-time to helping students 2000 staff members assigned full of part-time to helping students find what they need at the University find what they need at the University 10 Faculties, 1 Management School et 1 Institute 10 Faculties, 1 Management School et 1 Institute 530 research team or units 530 research team or units A scientific research park with 75 spin-offs companies A scientific research park with 75 spin-offs companies in operation in operation The University of Liège is:

13 In the city centre

14 A 750-hectare campus at Sart-Tilman, on the hills overlooking Liège

15 At Sart Tilman

16 Its science and environmental management courses in Arlon

17 In Gembloux, for the courses in Bio-engineering

18 III. A university open to the world

19 A university open to the world Rewarded by the European commission Rewarded by the European commission ECTS & DS Label ECTS & DS Label only 13 European institutions have been awarded both labels only 13 European institutions have been awarded both labels criteria : an information package available on line, welcome services for mobile students, a standardised diploma supplement as an aid to help international recognition. criteria : an information package available on line, welcome services for mobile students, a standardised diploma supplement as an aid to help international recognition.

20 A university open to the world Through its international policy Through its international policy host university host university active in development of co-operation active in development of co-operation upon the initiative of numerous international upon the initiative of numerous international networks networks compulsory language courses compulsory language courses … … Through its students Through its students 25 % foreign students from 90 countries 25 % foreign students from 90 countries more than 500 ULg students a year on an more than 500 ULg students a year on an exchange programme with 650 foreign exchange programme with 650 foreign students visiting the University students visiting the University

21 A university open to the world Through its network of partners Through its network of partners 1200 opportunities to study abroad 1200 opportunities to study abroad 600 international partner institutions 600 international partner institutions Through its co-operations in Europe Through its co-operations in Europe Erasmus programme Erasmus programme networks and close collaborations with neighbouring universities networks and close collaborations with neighbouring universities (Aachen, Maastricht, Metz, Nancy, Luxembourg, etc.) (Aachen, Maastricht, Metz, Nancy, Luxembourg, etc.) Through its strategic co-operations outside Europe Through its strategic co-operations outside Europe North America North America South America (Chile, Ecuador, Brazil, Mexico) South America (Chile, Ecuador, Brazil, Mexico) Asia (Vietnam, China) Asia (Vietnam, China) Africa (Congo, South Africa) Africa (Congo, South Africa)

22 IV. Structure of studies in French- speaking Belgium speaking Belgium

23 Credit = ECTS Credit = ECTS 1 year = 60 credits 1 year = 60 credits 120 credits Master (MA) 120 credits Master (MA) european master european master international recognition international recognition accessible mobility programmes accessible mobility programmes allows access to complementary allows access to complementary masters and the 3rd cycle masters and the 3rd cycle specialised master specialised master Veterinary Medicine : 180 crédits Veterinary Medicine : 180 crédits Medicine : 240 crédits Medicine : 240 crédits

24 Masters Teaching focus: Teaching focus: to become a teacher of higher education in French-speaking Belgiumto become a teacher of higher education in French-speaking Belgium Different « focus » Research focus: Research focus: in-depth study of a particular subject in-depth study of a particular subject preparation for scientific research + general training as a researcher preparation for scientific research + general training as a researcher Professional focus: Professional focus: preparation for a professional specialisation in a particular discipline preparation for a professional specialisation in a particular discipline

25 Advanced Master Advanced Master Access to certain professions or Access to certain professions or specialisation in a very precise specialisation in a very precise domain domain 60 credits minimum after a 60 credits minimum after a master worth 120 credits master worth 120 credits PhD PhD includes PhD training linked to includes PhD training linked to the specific competences of the the specific competences of the research teams (high scientific research teams (high scientific and professional qualification) and professional qualification)

26 V. Making the most of specialised and unique courses and unique courses

27 Studies 38 bachelors degree programmes 38 bachelors degree programmes 193 masters degree programmes 193 masters degree programmes 33 % are the only ones of their kind 33 % are the only ones of their kind offered in French-speaking Belgium offered in French-speaking Belgium hundreds of modules and options hundreds of modules and options just as many placements just as many placements 68 advanced masters 68 advanced masters PhDs in all areas PhDs in all areas The only complete public university The only complete public university in the French-speaking community in the French-speaking community of Belgium of Belgium The possibility of putting The possibility of putting together a personalised course together a personalised course

28 VI. Specific aid for international students

29 Welcome days Welcome days At the beginning of each At the beginning of each four-month period four-month period Guided visits on foot or Guided visits on foot or by bike by bike CampusCampus Liège (exceptional surroundings,Liège (exceptional surroundings, shopping centres, banks, etc) shopping centres, banks, etc) Welcome and integration Invitation to cultural events Invitation to cultural events

30 Halls of residence on campus Halls of residence on campus average price: 9 / dayaverage price: 9 / day single furnished roomsingle furnished room Accommodation Help in finding the right solution for you Help in finding the right solution for you Accommodation Servicewww.logement.ulg.ac.be Accommodation Service Private accommodation– « kot » Private accommodation – « kot » more than 7000 rooms/flats in the city centremore than 7000 rooms/flats in the city centre average price: 230 / month, utilities includedaverage price: 230 / month, utilities included list of addresses onlinewww.logement.ulg.ac.be – of addresses online – An exceptional offer of accommodation An exceptional offer of accommodation The cheapest city in Belgium! The cheapest city in Belgium!

31 Study facilities Individual coaching Individual coaching work management, organisation, methodology work management, organisation, methodology looking for a job looking for a job Group and themed courses Group and themed courses preparation for final thesis preparation for final thesis stress management stress management Online Online work method modules work method modules Individualised correspondence Individualised correspondence advice during key periods advice during key periods Free telephone line in case of personal Free telephone line in case of personal difficulties difficulties people to listen to you during study sessions and examination sessions people to listen to you during study sessions and examination sessions

32 VII. Culture, sport and student life at ULg

33 Sport more than 50 physical and sporting more than 50 physical and sporting activities on campus activities on campus sports centres at Sart Tilman sports centres at Sart Tilman (sports grounds, athletics tracks, (sports grounds, athletics tracks, swimming pool, etc.) swimming pool, etc.) aid for high-level sportsmen aid for high-level sportsmen and women and women Culture museums – Art Collections museums – Art Collections movie clubs movie clubs lectures lectures university Theatre university Theatre shows shows choir choir …

34 Students associations The « Fédé »: students Federation The « Fédé »: students Federation Faculty and interfaculty student circles Faculty and interfaculty student circles 48 FM, the student radio station 48 FM, the student radio station Unifestival, the University of Lièges student festival Unifestival, the University of Lièges student festival (more than 8000 participants every year) (more than 8000 participants every year) … …

35 VIII. Admissions procedure

36 Admission to ULg: simple and fast! Specific selection process for Erasmus Mundus ACP : Specific admission procedure to ULg :

37 open up to the world open up to the world open up to excellence open up to excellence Photos : ©ULg - TILT - Wertz - Denoël – Centre Spatial – Office du Tourisme de la Ville de Liège – Union Européenne Choosing the University of Liège


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