Our institution

The Haute Ecole Louvain en Hainaut – HELHa is a University College (or University of Applied Sciences) in the French speaking part of Belgium, providing more than 65 different Bachelor’s and Master’s degrees to more than 10,000 students.

HELHa sites in Hainaut, Belgium
HELHa sites in Hainaut, Belgium

Our institution is spread over 15 sites in the province of Hainaut, which is situated alongside the French border :

  • 1Gilly
  • 2Mons
  • 3Tournai (Rue de l’Ecorcherie)
  • 4Mouscron
  • 5La Louvière
  • 6Montignies-sur-Sambre
  • 7Jolimont
  • 8Tournai (Quai des Salines)
  • 9Gosselies
  • 10Loverval
  • 11Tournai (Rue Frinoise)
  • 12Braine-le-Comte
  • 13Leuze-en-Hainaut
  • 14Louvain-la-Neuve
  • 15Charleroi

As a University College, it recruits regional and local students to prepare them for their future jobs in companies or services locally, nationally, or internationally. HELHa’s ambition and strategy is to progress and move on alongside the world evolution under its various aspects and disciplines. This means a constant adaptation and renewal of our habits, reflexes and trends, so as to get the highest possible added value for our students, the next generation of world citizens.

HELHa in a nutshell

  • 65
    course programmes

    3 to 4 years
    bachelor degrees

    4 to 5 years
    master degrees

  • 10300

    of women

    of men

  • 15
    in 8 different towns

  • 2000
    every year

  • 1200
    staff members
    administrative, teaching and maintenance staff