About Universite Libre de Bruxelles:

The Université libre de Bruxelles(ULB) is a French-speaking private research university in Brussels, Belgium. It was established in 1834 by Belgian lawyer Pierre-Théodore Verhaegen, it is one of the most important Belgian universities. A major research center open to Europe and the world, it has about 24,200 students, 33% of whom come from abroad, and an equally cosmopolitan staff. The ULB comprises three main campuses: the Solbosch campus, on the territories of Brussels and Ixelles municipalities in the Brussels-Capital Region, the Plaine campus in Ixelles, and the Erasmus campus in Anderlecht, beside the Erasmus Hospital. The main and largest campus of the university is the Solbosch, which hosts the administration and general services of the university. It also includes most of the faculties of the humanities, the École polytechnique, the large library of social sciences, and among the museums of the ULB, the Museum of Zoology and Anthropology, the Allende exhibition room and the M. De Ghelderode Museum. The Plaine campus hosts the Faculty of Science and the Faculty of Pharmacy. There are also the Experimentariums of physics and chemistry, the Museum of Medicinal Plants and Pharmacy and student housing. This site is served by the metro station: Delta. The Erasmus campus houses the Erasmus Hospital and the Pôle Santé, the Faculty of Medicine, the School of Public Health and the Faculty of Motor Sciences. There is also the School of Nursing (with the Haute école libre de Bruxelles - Ilya Prigogine), the Museum of Medicine and the Museum of Human Anatomy and Embryology. This site is served by the metro station: Erasmus. The university also has buildings and activities in the Brussels municipality of Auderghem, as well as outside Brussels, namely in Charleroi on the Aéropole Science Park and in Parentville, Treignes (fr) and Nivelles.



World University Rankings

2007 2008 2009 2010 2011 2012 2013 2014 2015 2016 2017 2018 2019 2020 2021
World University Rankings - 224 183 215 207 204 325 339 254 254 252 246 234 261 252

By Fields

Field 2008 2009 2010 2011 2012 2013 2014 2015 2016 2017 2018 2019 2020 2021
Agriculture - 240 242 276 - - - - - 401-450 401-450 401-450 401-450 401-450
Engineering - - - - - - - - - 451-500 451-500 451-500 - -
Life Sciences 183 195 233 234 221 - - 269 254 259 276 267 275 261
Medicine 172 149 154 156 157 213 182 178 172 174 164 174 203 196
Natural Sciences 284 264 258 222 258 - - 242 238 247 241 220 248 258
Social Sciences 229 189 191 261 - - - - - 351-400 301-350 351-400 351-400 451-500

By Subjects

Subject 2011 2012 2013 2014 2015 2016 2017 2018 2019 2020 2021
Agricultural Sciences - - - - - - 451-500 451-500 451-500 401-450 -
Biology & Biochemistry - - - - - - - - 277 - 252
Chemistry - - - - - - 401-450 401-450 401-450 451-500 -
Chemical Engineering - - - - - - - - - - -
Civil Engineering - - - - - - - - - 451-500 -
Clinical Medicine - - - - - - - - 173 200 193
Computer Science 186 198 - - - 294 301-350 351-400 401-450 401-450 451-500
Economics & Business - - - - - - - - 271 - -
Electrical Engineering - - - - - - 451-500 401-450 351-400 351-400 451-500
Environment / Ecology 253 284 - - - - - - - - 296
Geosciences 211 243 - - 203 227 242 241 263 296 216
Immunology - - - - - - - - 176 205 181
Materials Science - - - - - - - - - - -
Mathematics 176 204 - - - 277 269 250 279 301-350 301-350
Mechanical Engineering 277 241 - - 283 - - 401-450 351-400 401-450 -
Microbiology - - - - - - - - 290 272 229
Molecular Biology & Genetics - - - - - - - - 257 258 263
Neuroscience & Behavior - - - - - - - - 251 292 269
Pharmacology & Toxicolog - 284 287 256 262 298 301-350 301-350 301-350 351-400 351-400
Physics 162 184 - - 196 188 187 184 159 182 178
Plant & Animal Science 243 251 - - - - - 301-350 351-400 351-400 -
Psychiatry / Psychology - - - - - - - - - - -
Social Sciences, General - - - - - - - - 351-400 351-400 401-450
Space Science - - - - - - - - 135 142 155
Energy Science & Engineering - - - - - - - - - - -
Environmental Science & Engineering - - - - - - - - - - -
Biomedical Engineering - - - - - - - - - - -