Life in Leuven

Leuven MindGate welcomes international talent. People from 157 different nationalities already chose Leuven as their new home, so you're in good company. From Artois to Zed, we've got you covered. Welcome to Leuven MindGate.

Leuven at a glance

Leuven is a city with a distinctly international character. Built on over 1 000 years of knowledge, it is so much more than the home of Stella Artois or Europe's most innovative university.

Find out where Leuven is situated, what makes it so special, what to eat, drink and do. In short, what makes it a great place to live.

About Leuven

Living in Leuven MindGate

Do you wish to join over 100,000 happy Leuvenites? We've captured the essence to get you started in Leuven.

Find out why 90,1% of inhabitants claim to be happy with their life in the city, get to know which means of transportation to choose or how Leuven will be a climate neutral city by 2030.

Apartment or house? Urban or rural? And what about the paperwork? Moving to Leuven can bring a lot of questions. Discover housing possibilities, find out how to register for a social security number or get help with your administration after moving here.

Living in Leuven