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Oude Markt 13
Accessibility information about the city of Leuven
Several disability officers work at KU Leuven, each responsible for a campus or faculty (s). Take a look at our website for the contact details of the disability officers.
You find more information about our recognition procedure on www.kuleuven.be/english/studentservices/studentswithadisability/recognition
Please, read the 4-step procedure carefully before you upload the necessary documents.
The disability officer will guide you during your studies at KU Leuven. Your disability officer will discuss your specific needs with you to determine which accommodations you need. In doing so, it takes into account the learning outcomes and the practical-organizational feasibility for the faculty.
More information about study support (attending classes, interpreter support, digital course materials, taking notes, exam accommodations, help from a volunteer ...), living support, assisted living, finances ... can be found at www.kuleuven.be/english/studentservices/ studentswithadisability.
Adjustments can be made available for students under certain conditions, based on a needs assessment upon arrival at the University.
What adjustments for studies can be made for students?
Take a look at our website for more information about converting course materials, copying notes and recording lectures, interpreter support, taking notes, digital course materials ...
What adjustments for exams can be made for students? www.kuleuven.be/english/studentservices/studentswithadisability/exams
Other adjustments and services for students with disabilities offered at the institution
Please, check www.kuleuven.be/english/studentservices/studentswithadisability/living-on-your-campus/optional-previsit for more information about an optional previsit.
A previsit with a relative is a great way to:
The checklist for students with a disability will help you to prepare your previsit.
KU Leuven Students of Campus Leuven and Campus Groep T can use the services of the Student Health Center for medical or psychological support (general practitioners, psychologists and psychiatrists).
For all campuses outside of Leuven, please check the information here.
You find more information about housing and living support for students with a disability here (home help, personal assistance, help from a volunteer, …)
Assisted Living is a unique housing formula in which students with and without disability live together in an adapted KU Leuven residence. (Campus Leuven en Campus Groep T)
Here you will find more information about the welcome activities for international students at KU Leuven (orientation days, buddy progamme, Pangaea…)
You can look up the accessibility of rooms in the KU Leuven Access Guide. You will find information on:
You can also view pictures of all buildings and classrooms. If you notice an accessibility problem in any of your classrooms, contact your disability officer a few months before the start of the academic year. It doesn’t matter if your ISP is still unconfirmed.