The University Foundation is the meeting place
- for all academics in Belgium,
- for academics and members of civil society,
- for academics in Belgium, foreign academics and members of international organizations.
In elegantly furnished rooms members can meet colleagues and guests. In a pleasant reading room, daily and weekly newspapers, as well as scientific reviews, are available.
The restaurant serves lunch with a varied menu to members and their guests.
Our hotel has 14 attractive bedrooms for our Club members. The University Foundation organises numerous scientific, cultural and artisitic events for the Club members.
Below a list is given of the future academic and cultural activities organized by the Club of the University Foundation. For more information on a particular activity the reader is referred to the relevant Dutch or French section of the website.
In 2018 a series of lunh-debates was organized to honour the memory of the former Executive Director Prof. Louis Baeck.
Thursday 5 december 2019: The 2019 edition of the Ethical Forum will deal with a very important ethical aspect of research, with the provocative title "Academics as soldiers? Is defence-related research a scandal or a duty?".More information on the website of the Ethical Forum.
For further information on the activities please see the Dutch or the French section of the website.
For the Queen Elisabeth contest, the concerts at Bozar and at La Monnaie, and the performances at the "Théâtre National" and the "KVS", the reader is referred to the relevant news item on the Dutch or French web pages.
During the present academic year we organise the following cultural excursion for our members :
14 May until 18 May 2019: Cultural trip yo Lissabon (Portugal).
For further information on these activities please refer to the French or Dutch web pages.
Lunch-debate with prof. Dr. Steven Van Hecke (KU Leuven) and prof. Dr. Mario Télo (ULB).
Introductory talks in English, discussion E/F/N.
Moderator prof. Laurent Van Depoele.Read more