Academic research is supported by a range of Foundations who donate €2.5m to the ULB every year.

Fondation ULB

The Fondation ULB aims to consolidate the existing ULB excellence clusters, and to create new schools of thought with internationally recognised fresh talent.

Discover the Fondation ULB, projects and ULB researchers supported.

Fonds Erasme

The Fonds Erasme provides active support to biomedical research linked to Erasme Hospital.

More info about Fonds Erasme activities.


Besides Fondation ULB and Fonds Erasme, patronage can come in various forms:
supporting cooperation between researchers and their mobility, particularly through the Fonds Wiener-Anspach, the Fondation Alexandre von Humboldt, etc.;
supporting fundamental research, particularly through the Fonds Gaston Ithier, Fonds Brachet, Fonds Emile Defay, Fonds Solange Thiry, le Fonds David et Alix Van Buuren, Fonds Demeur-François, Fonds Carine Vyghen, etc.

Other forms of support detailed on the website "Soutenez l'ULB".

Updated on July 29, 2022