The city of Leuven

Leuven is an exquisite location for the ESSLLI summer school. The city is conveniently located only 15 minutes from Brussels National Airport and well connected by rail, making it easily accessible for both students and lecturers to travel.

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It is home to Europe's most innovative university, KU Leuven, which is known for its world-class research and academic excellence. It is one of the world's prime regions for technology and creativity. With a thriving academic environment driven by innovation, Leuven is the perfect location to inspire students to advance their knowledge and skills. Not only is it an excellent academic destination, but it is also a sustainable choice. The city has been recognized for its efforts to reduce CO2 emissions and promote sustainable living.

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Moreover, Leuven is a vibrant student city with a rich beer culture. Students can explore the city's many bars and breweries while experiencing the diverse food scene. Leuven's cultural heritage dates back centuries, with beautiful architecture and historic landmarks throughout the city. Students can also enjoy visiting the many museums and cultural institutions, providing a well-rounded experience during their stay.

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Overall, the combination of KU Leuven's academic excellence, the city's vibrant student culture with a rich heritage, and its location in a high-tech and innovative region, makes Leuven the perfect location for the ESSLLI summer school. Additionally, Leuven was already the location of the second edition of ESSLLI in 1991, which proved highly successful. We are confident that students will be inspired and motivated by the academic, social, and cultural offerings of this unique and fascinating city.

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European Summer School in Logic, Language and Information