Working at KU Leuven

  • KU Leuven is a research-intensive university that carries out both fundamental and applied research in all academic disciplines, with an interdisciplinary focus.  KU Leuven has been ranked fpr two consecutive years as the most 'innovative university' in Europe, determined based on patent filings and valorization track (2016 rankings, 2017 rankings). Leuven Research and Development drives innovation by assisting researchers in valorizing results. The university is ranked as the 12th European university in the Times Higher Education Rankings.
  • KU Leuven is a breeding ground and attractive destination for top talent, including Starting and Consolidator ERC Grantees and hundreds of Marie Curie fellows. About 40% of our researchers come from abroad.



Living in Leuven

  • Leuven is a vibrant city located in the heart of Europe. Brussels is only 20 minutes by train, whereas Amsterdam (2 hours), London (2 hours) and Paris (1,5 hours) are all within reach.
  • Belgium is a small trilingual country famous for its beers, fries and chocolates.
  • Still not convinced? 'Living in Leuven' offers detailed information for international scholars.

Positions @ Ameloot Group


  • No positions currently available

Apart from the posted positions, we are always on the lookout for excellent post-docs to apply for a prestigious Marie Curie fellowship together. Only experienced researchers can apply. This means you will have your doctoral degree or at least four years full-time research experience by the time of the call deadline.

Contact us well in advance to propose a topic!
More info here and on the Horizon 2020 participant portal.

PhD students

  • No positions currently available

Master's students

  • All positions for the academic year 2017-2018 are occupied. Please check again in January 2018 for the available positions for the academic year 2018-2019.
  • Several opportunities for international research stays with our collaborators in Japan and Australia.
  • For more information, please visit the dedicated website and log in with your KU Leuven student account.


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