A multidisciplinary university
The ULB is a multidisciplinary university renowned for the quality of its teaching and the excellence of its research across the whole academic spectrum. It has thirteen faculties, schools and institutes, awarding degrees at all levels, from Bachelor to PhD, and offers a large number of continuing education courses. At the ULB, teaching is closely associated with research--basic, applied, or upon private sector request. Doctoral programmes are offered in no fewer than 21 general fields, ranging from science and technology, life sciences and health, to social sciences and the humanities.