KU Leuven University

Situated in Belgium, in the heart of Western Europe, KU Leuven has been a centre of learning for nearly six centuries. Today, it is Belgium's largest university and, founded in 1425, one of the oldest and most renowned universities in Europe. As a leading European research university and co-founder of the League of European Research Universities (LERU), KU Leuven offers a wide variety of international master’s programmes, all supported by high-quality, innovative, interdisciplinary research.
Since its founding, KU Leuven has been based in the city that shares its name. Leuven is a pleasant, safe and bustling student town, where centuries-rich history meets cutting-edge science. The university also offers degree programmes at campuses in 11 Belgian cities, including Brussels, Ghent and Antwerp.
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Developing Digital Transition Strategies for Cultural Heritage Institutions (edX)

How to develop and implement effective digital strategies in Cultural Heritage Institutions. Recently, the necessity for Cultural Heritage Institutions (CHIs) to keep up with the rapid changes in the digitization of society and culture brought them to confront new challenges: 1) adaptation of new digital technologies and 2) the [...]

Enhancing Catholic School Identity (edX)

How to build a Catholic Dialogue School in a pluralising and secularising world. The Catholic identity of schools today is being challenged by processes of pluralisation and secularisation. While school communities used to be considered more or less homogeneous, nowadays schools are characterised by increasing diversity and a diminishing [...]

Rule of Law and Democracy in Europe (edX)

Critical and interdisciplinary introduction to democracy and the rule of law in the European Union (EU). Democracy and the rule of law are two of the fundamental values of the EU that are shared among the EU Member States (MS). As of late, however, they have come under increasing [...]

Artistic Research in Music – an Introduction (edX)

Self Paced
Artistic Research in Music – an Introduction (edX)
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Learn about the topics, issues, and approaches of artistic research in music – research in and through musical practice - vital to today’s musicians and music culture. Artistic research (AR) is one of the most vibrant areas of creative thought in music – in the academic and professional worlds, [...]

How to analyze a microbiome (edX)

Learn common analysis techniques to make sense of microbial sequencing data. Microorganisms play a major role in the biosphere and within our bodies, but only a tiny fraction has been cultured so far. Microbiome data, that is the genetic information of microorganisms, is therefore an important window into the [...]

Existential Well-being Counseling: A Person-centered Experiential Approach (edX)

Explore existential themes in your personal and professional life. Develop strengths and counseling skills to improve your well-being and the well-being of others. This humanities course offers you the opportunity to explore what really matters in life and teaches you how to nurture your well-being and enhance the well-being [...]

Sustainable Trade (edX)

Critical interdisciplinary introduction on how to make international trade and global value chains more sustainable from the Global South to the Global North, with a focus on the contribution of voluntary sustainability standards.

Sustainable Business Models: Guidance for Future Farmers (edX)

In this course of 5 modules, our team of experts from both academic and non-academic institutes will introduce you to strategic planning for farming businesses of the 21st century. At the end of the course, you will be able to create and refine a Business Model.

UML Class Diagrams for Software Engineering (edX)

Learn how unified modeling language (UML) class diagrams are created and used to visualize and conceptualize the design of a system. Have you ever wondered how software architects, requirements engineers and business analysts sketch and draw out their plans for a software system? In this computer science course, you [...]

Irrigation Efficiency: more food with less water (edX)

Learn to improve the efficiency of different irrigation system components over varying scales in order to extract less water from our resources while producing more food. How can we meet the demands of our ever hungrier and thirstier world? Irrigation water uses 70% of the fresh water extraction worldwide [...]