As the New Year dawns,

We would like to express our heartfelt appreciation for the confidence you have shown us during the past year.

All of us at the External relations Department join in wishing you a prosperous New year.

Anne Lentiez
Director of External relations Department

International

Restructuring and stimulating regional studies at ULB

ULB has five multidisciplinary research centres that study specific regions of the world, and offering valuable pools of expertise that can improve the University's relationship with institutions in other areas of the globe.
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ULB, a socially active university

For the past two years, the University has been offering support to students and researchers who are migrants, refugees, or whose freedom of speech, thought, and research has been restricted in their home countries.
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Research

EOS programme: ULB involved in 22 projects

Belgium's FNRS has just published the list of projects that will be supported by the Excellence of Science (EOS) programme. ULB is involved in 22 of the 38 projects selected, including 5 projects that it coordinates.
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Remembering the Great War in Brussels

Some three years after commemorations began for the hundredth anniversary of World War I, the Brussels Studies Institute is publishing a retrospective analysis of the activities that were held in Brussels.
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Teaching

A record-breaking year, with over 28,000 students enrolled

For the 2017-2018 academic year, ULB has welcomed more students than ever before across all fields of study and recorded a 21% increase in first-generation student enrolment (students who had never been enrolled in a higher education programme).
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A new MOOC at ULB: "Innovation Strategy: Challenging the Usual Suspects"

Manuel Hensmans, professor of strategy and innovation at the Solvay Brussels School, helps students develop their knowledge of innovation and its related challenges, with a new MOOC (Massive Online Open Course) entitled "Innovation Strategy: Challeng
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University and society

ULB against sexism and harassment at university

Some months ago, ULB launched a reflection process on the problem of sexism and sexual harassment at university. It has now resulted in a project for action and awareness, along with a website.
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