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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Beer: the science of brewing (edX)

Ever wondered why your beer tastes the way it does? Learn how the ingredients, different biochemical reactions and process parameters in beer brewing influence the taste and aroma of beer. In this course of 12 modules, our team of academic scientists and brewmasters will introduce you to the science [...]
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Mentoring engineers with impact (edX)

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Mentoring engineers with impact (edX)
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This course provides a framework to become a better and more seasoned mentor. You will learn to develop and offer a sustainable and well-structured mentoring path to your mentees. As a mentor you will focus on developing those competences which help mentees to build and sustain their competitive [...]
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Euro Noir: Transcultural Identities in European Popular Crime Narratives (edX)

Learn how crime novels, films and television dramas can help investigate European cultural identity. The crime genre, arguably the most popular narrative genre in Europe, is an ideal object of study for evaluating how the process of Europeanisation has impacted the forms of cultural production, distribution and reception. Have [...]
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Creating a Digital Cultural Heritage Community (edX)

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Creating a Digital Cultural Heritage Community (edX)
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Learn how to create a community for digital cultural heritage through innovative practices for user engagement. Do you want to know what happens behind the scenes of museums, archives and libraries? Have you ever wondered what these organisations do to share their collections with audiences? Would you like to [...]
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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 [...]
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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 [...]
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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 [...]
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Introduction to Metal Additive Manufacturing (AM) Technology (FutureLearn)

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Introduction to Metal Additive Manufacturing (AM) Technology (FutureLearn)
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Enhance your knowledge of metal additive manufacturing (AM) technology, as well as metal AM applications and materials. Discover the challenges and advantages of additive manufacturing processes. This short course will develop your knowledge and understanding of metal additive manufacturing technology, from AM processes to how AM is used in [...]
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The UN Sustainable Development Goals: an Interdisciplinary Academic Introduction (edX)

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The UN Sustainable Development Goals: an Interdisciplinary Academic Introduction (edX)
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An interdisciplinary introduction to the UN Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs)which looks at all SDGs, their progress and challenges. The Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) of the United Nations, which were adopted in 2015, will determine the course of the global social, ecological and economic agenda until [...]
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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 [...]
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