Deadlines for application:

1 March (for non-EEA citizens)
1 June (for EEA citizens)

1 September (Belgian citizens)

KU Leuven uses an online application system available at

Students with a Flemish degree can consult

Admission requirements

Be a graduate (with minimum 5 (exceptionally 4) years of university education) in Architecture, Civil Engineering, Urban/Physical Planning with a good academic record (normal level of 70%, or GPA 2.8/3.0, second class upper). The relevance of the academic record will be compared for each university and/or country of origin.

Applicants with relevant professional experience will be preferred.

Have a good command of English, certified by a score on a language test: TOEFL (Computer-based test 213 pt., Internet-based test 79 - 80 pt., Paper-based test 550 pt.) or IELTS (6.5 pt.).

All applicants who have not obtained a previous diploma in a programme taught in English in Australia, English-speaking Canada, Ireland, New Zealand, the United Kingdom and the United States of America must submit a certificate proving their proficiency in English (see also the (See also the KU Leuven Language proficiency guidelines).

Submit a letter of motivation and preferably a portfolio which clearly demonstrates sound professional intentions and relevant experience.

Submit one or two recommendation letters to support the application, preferably from your current employer

Admission is given by the programme director