Université Libre de Bruxelles
The Université Libre de Bruxelles is a French-speaking university in Brussels. It was founded in 1834 by Pierre-Théodore Verhaegen and is one of the most important universities in Belgium. It is continually ranked among the top universities of the world (e.g. by the Times Higher Education ranking and Shanghai Ranking) in both science and education. The ULB has 3 campusses in Brussels (Campus Solbosch, Campus de la Plaine and Campus Erasme), 2 other sites in Brussels and 5 Wallonia .
The ULB has a long standing tradition of excellence which is reflected by the number of prizes its researchers have received over the years, many of which to scientists in the Faculty of Science. These include 5 nobel prizes, 1 Fields Medal, 2 Abel Prizes, 25 Francqui Prizes, and many more .