M.Sc. On Campus

Architecture (Brussels)

KU Leuven

24 months
6000 EUR/year
947 EUR/year
Tuition fee
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The Master of Architecture (Brussels) at KU Leuven is organised by the Faculty of Architecture. The design process – and particularly its social and cultural role – is the core of the faculty’s education.


The  Master of Architecture (Brussels) at KU Leuven offers a designerly approach on an academic level. It is characterized by a fully integrated design methodology, providing students with solid skills in the contemporary discipline of architectural design and research embedded in the transhistorical ground of the faculty's rich history and tradition.

Career opportunities

Graduates are trained to lead multidisciplinary teams of engineers, interior architects, landscape architects and artists. In addition to working as independent (self-employed) architects, graduates also work as professionals in government agencies and international design firms worldwide. Many graduates go onto roles as researchers, serving local or international governance bodies, NGO's or other institutes.

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Critical Urban Theory
  • Urban Anthropology
  • Beyond Urban Projects
  • Building Technology Integration
  • Conversion in Urban Contexts

Key information


  • Full-time
    • 24 months

Start dates & application deadlines


120 ECTS


On Campus

Academic requirements

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

Other requirements

General requirements

Candidates should hold a bachelor's degree, or equivalent degree, in the same field of study.

The application should include:

  • your original college/university diploma(s) and transcript(s),
  • a digital portfolio showing an overview of academic projects from your bachelor degree (max. 20 slides),
    • The format, layout, graphic techniques, etc. are free. The portfolio should give an overview of your academic accomplishments, particularly regarding architectural design (meaning the whole scala from object to urban design). The only other requirement is that it is digital. Hard copies will not be accepted. 

  • a signed recommendation letter from a lecturer at a university or other educational institution or a letter from a professional who is able to give an objective assessment,
  • a personal motivation letter,

Tuition Fee

To alway see correct tuition fees
  • International

    6000 EUR/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 6000 EUR per year during 24 months.
  • EU/EEA

    947 EUR/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 947 EUR per year during 24 months.

Living costs for Brussels

885 - 1305 EUR /month
Living costs

The living costs include the total expenses per month, covering accommodation, public transportation, utilities (electricity, internet), books and groceries.


Studyportals Tip: Students can search online for independent or external scholarships that can help fund their studies. Check the scholarships to see whether you are eligible to apply. Many scholarships are either merit-based or needs-based.

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