St Louis University, Brussels

St Louis University Overview

St Louis  University is located in the heart of Brussels and for those keen to travel it is only a short distance from the one of the two main Metro stations and a short walk from the Gare du Nord train station. Brussels is also the capital of Europe. It is home to the headquarters of the North Atlantic Treaty Organisation (NATO) and European institutions such as the Parliament and the Commission.

The university itself is a centre of excellence in the human sciences. There complementary range of human sciences programmes, which are supported by two interdisciplinary research institutes (specialised in ‘society’ and ‘Brussels’ respectively) ensure that their programmes of study have a true interdisciplinary dimension.

St Louis University currently has agreements in place with Swansea University's translation department.

Key Information


Semester 1 Semester 2
14th September 2016- 17th December 2016 2nd January 2017- 30th June 2017


The average cost of living in Brussels per month excluding accommodation is around 500€.


The University does not have any accommodation however a housing list will be available for Erasmus Students during June. For more information regarding accommodation feel free to contact them at

Erasmus+ Grant - 300 - 450€ approx

The Erasmus+ Grant is dependent on location, and varies in each country. It is available for students who decide to spend up to a year of their course in Europe in 2018-19 through the Erasmus+ programme. Students can receive grants of up to 350 euros per month for study, or up to 450 euros per month for student traineeships, depending on the country they go to. This grant is a contribution to the extra costs of studying abroad, which is why it varies by country. 

Please note

The prospect of studying at a university abroad is exciting, but there is also a lot of information you need to consider when choosing the right place for you. Above you will find summarised information which should help you with your decision. Please note that this information was accurate at the time of publishing and is subject to change. Be sure to confirm all information on the host university's website.