List of colleges of Leuven University

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This is a list of the constituent colleges of the Old University of Leuven (founded 1425; suppressed 1797).[1] Many of them are listed heritage sites and some are in use by the current Katholieke Universiteit Leuven.

Pedagogies[edit]

Four of the colleges were specifically teaching colleges for undergraduates in the Liberal Arts, and these were called Pedagogies.[2]

Name Dutch French Latin Foundation Founder Location Heritage reference
Castle College Het Kasteel Collège du Chateau Paedagogium Castri 1431 Godfrey de Goimpel Mechelsestraat demolished
Pig College Het Varken Collège du Porc Paedagogium Porci 1430 Henricus van Loen Muntstraat demolished
Lily College De Lelie Collège du Lys Paedagogium Lilii 1431 Charles Viruli Diestsestraat demolished
Falcon College De Valk Collège du Faucon Paedagogium Falconis 1546 Jan Stockelpot Tiensestraat 42155

Colleges[edit]

The others provided residential facilities for students studying at the advanced faculties (law, medicine, theology).

Name Dutch French Latin Foundation Founder Location Heritage reference Image
Holy Spirit College Heilige-Geestcollege Collège du Saint-Esprit Collegium Sancti Spiritus vel Collegium Theologicum 1442 Louis de Rycke Naamsestraat 42164 42164 Heilige Geestcollege.jpg
Saint Ivo's College Sint-Ivocollege Collège de Saint-Yves / Collège des Bacheliers Collegium Sancti Ivonis vel Baccalaureum 1483 Robertus de Lacu Vanderkelenstraat 42165
Saint Donatian's College Sint-Donatuscollege Collège de Saint-Donat Collegium Sancti Donatiani 1484 Antoine Hanneron and Jean Carondelet Sint-Donatuspark demolished
Standonck College Standonckcollege Collège de Standonck Collegium Standonicum 1490 Jean Standonck Hogeschoolplein 42186
Houterlee College Houterleecollege Collège de Houterle Collegium Houterlaeum 1499 Henricus de Houterlé
Winckel College Collège Winckelius Collegium Winckelianum 1505 Joannes de Winckel
Arras College Atrechtcollege Collège d’Arras Collegium Atrebatense 1509 Nicolaus Ruterius Naamsestraat 42153 (1974) Leuven - Atrechtcollege 1.jpg
Collegium Trilingue Collège des Trois Langues Collegium Trilingue 1517 Hieronymus van Busleyden Busleidengang 42159 42159-collegium trilingue.jpg
Pope’s College Pauscollege Collège du Pape Adrien VI Collegium Pontificium Adriani VI 1523 Pope Adrian VI Hogeschoolplein 42171 42171 Pauscollege.jpg
Savoy College Savoiecollege Collège de Savoie Collegium Sabaudicum 1551 Eustace Chapuys
St Anne’s College Sint-Annacollege Collège Sainte-Anne Collegium Sanctae Annae vel Namurcense 1553 Nicolas Goblet Naamsestraat 42174 42174-Sint-Annacollege.jpg
Driutius College Collège Driutius Collegium Driutianum 1559 Michel Driutius
Viglius College Vigliuscollege Collège Viglius Collegium Viglianum 1569 Viglius Zwichemius
Van Dale College Van Dalecollege Collège Van Daele Collegium Dalense 1569 Petrus Van Dale Naamsestraat 42175 (1942) 42175 Van Dalecollege Leuven 2.jpg
Craendonck College Craandonckcollege / Kempisch college Collège Craendonck Collegium Craendonck 1571 Marcel Craendonck
Premonstratensian College College van Premonstreit Collège des Prémontrés Collegium Praemonstratense 1571 Naamsestraat 42157 (1942)
Divaeus College Collège Divaeus Collegium Divaei 1575 Gregorius Divaeus
Breugel College Breugelcollege Collège Breugel Collegium Bruegelianum 1577 Petrus Breugel
King’s College Koningscollege Collegium Regium seu Seminarium Regium 1579 Philip II of Spain Naamsestraat 42167
Pels College Pelscollege Collège Pels Collegium Pelsianum 1584 Joannes Pelts
Mons College Collège de Mons Collegium Montense 1596 Joannes Beviene
Liège College College van Luik Séminaire de Liège Collegium seu Seminarium Leodiense 1605 Ernest of Bavaria Muntstraat 42158 42158 College van Luik.jpg
St Anthony's College (Irish Franciscan College) Klooster der Ierse minderbroeders 1607 Florence Conry Janseniusstraat 42137 St. Anthony's College, Leuven, by William Oldham.jpg
Bay College Baiuscollege Collège de Bay Collegium Bayanum 1614 Jacobus Baius
Holland College Hollands college / College van Haarlem Collège de Hollande Collegium Divae Pulcheriae 1617 Philippus Rovenius Damiaanplein (previously Varkensmarkt) 42166 42166 Paridaens instituut.jpg
College of the Canons Regular Klooster van de Reguliere kanunniken van Sint-Augustinus van Windesheim Collège des chanoines réguliers Collegium Canonicorum Regularium S. Augustini 1618 priors of Groenendael and Bethlehem
Luxembourg College Luxemburgcollege Collège de Luxembourg Collegium Mylianum 1619 Joannes Mylius Vaartstraat 42168 Vaartstraat 30-32 (Leuven) E.jpg
Teutonic College Duits-Ordecollege Collège de l’ordre teutonique Collegium Ordinis Teutonici 1621 Edmund Huyn, commander of Alden Biesen
Irish College Iers College Collège des Hibernois Collegium pastorale Hibernorum 1623 Eugene Matthews
St Willebrord's College Sint-Willibrordscollege / Bossche college Collège Saint-Willebrord Collegium Sancti Willebrordi 1625 Nicolaus Zoesius
Aulne College Aulncollege Collège d’Aulne Collegium Alnense 1629 Edmond de Jouvent, abbot of Aulne Naamsestraat 42154
Malderus College Collège Malderus Collegium Malderi 1633 Johannes Malderus, bishop of Antwerp Sint-Maartenstraat 42169
Hovius College Collège dit le Patrimoine du Christ Collegium Hovii 1633 Franciscus Hovius
Trinity College Heilige Drievuldigheidscollege Collège de la Sainte-Trinité / Nouveau Collège Collegium SS. Trinitatis vel Novum Collegium 1657 Oude Markt 42163
Villers College Villerscollege Collège de Villers Collegium Villariense 1660 Bernardus vander Heck Vaartstraat 42178
St Michael's College Sint-Michielscollege Collège de Saint-Michel Collegium Sancti Michaelis 1670 Paulus Hubens and Laurentius Zoenius
Mechlin College Mechels college Collège de Malines Collegium Provinciae Mechliniensis 1675 Mechelen city council
College van de Hoge Heuvel Collège Alticollense Collegium SS. Willebrordi et Bonifacii vel Alticollense 1686 Johannes van Neercassel Naamsestraat 42156

References[edit]

  1. ^ Percy A. Chapman, "A Princetonian at Louvain", Princeton Alumni Weekly 28/10, 2 Dec. 1927.
  2. ^ Supplement aux trophees tant sacres que profanes du Duche de Brabant (etc.): 3-4