Mechanical Engineering

Université Catholique de Louvain (UCL)

24 months
4175 EUR/year
835 EUR/year
Tuition fee
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This Mechanical Engineering program from Université Catholique de Louvain (UCL) trains students in the main fields of mechanical engineering: fluid mechanics, analytical and computational applied mechanics, the mechanics of materials and structures, applied dynamics, mechanical production and machines (thermal, thermodynamic, and energetic).


This Mechanical Engineering program from Université Catholique de Louvain (UCL) is designed for students that have solid skills in the field of mechanics, envisage a career in the industrial sector where they will play a role in design and research or in the organization and oversight of production, wish to use their skills in the following fields: aeronautics, the spatial industry, energy, the metallurgical or plastics industry, the automotive industry, biomechanics and seek a programme that will allow them to master scientific, technological and human problems that are linked to the field of mechanics.


Civil engineers are present in all industrial sectors: the chemical industry, pharmaceutical and food industries, electronics and telecommunications industries, metallurgy, aeronautics, construction and engineering, large scale distribution, banking and consulting services, nanotechnologies and medical technologies, etc.

They play a role as researchers and developers, are responsible for production or management and hold jobs in marketing and sales (of advanced technological products).

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Machine design  
  • Industrial automation  
  • Dynamics of elastic systems  
  • Fluid mechanics and transfer
  • Thermal cycles  
  • Internal combustion engines  

Key information


  • Full-time
    • 24 months

Start dates & application deadlines




120 alternative credits


On Campus

Academic requirements

We are not aware of any academic requirements for this programme.

English requirements

IELTS admission requirements IELTS The International English Language Test System (IELTS) tests your English-language proficiency on a scale of 1 – 9. The score refers to the combined average score of 4 subjects (writing, listening, speaking, and reading).

Other requirements

General requirements

  • A printed copy of the application form and which contains the data completed on the online form.
  • Two ID card size photos to be pasted on the pages of the application form, in the places provided for this purpose.
  • A recent nationality certificate or a photocopy of your passport or a photocopy of your national identity card.
  • Copies of diplomas and marks relating to each academic year (successful or unsuccessful) and a certificate certifying the total number of credits of the followed course and the number of credits if those are in use in your country. 
  • Various activities undertaken (work, unemployment, language course, language course, travel, ...): proof of employment 
  • A detailed curriculum vitae, dated and signed.

Tuition Fee

  • International

    4175 EUR/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 4175 EUR per year and a duration of 24 months.
  • EU/EEA

    835 EUR/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 835 EUR per year and a duration of 24 months.


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