BIP ISUL Startup Festival | UCLL

Experience a unique international short course in Belgium. Meet likeminded students from all over the world with an interest in entrepreneurship. Our startup festival offers a great opportunity to deep-dive into circular economy within Belgium, to learn more about how to become a great entrepreneur and to connect with international students and professors. At the startup festival you become part of a great team right from day one. Through interactive elements and team challenges you can actively contribute to innovative ideas and learn invaluable skills for your future business endeavors.

What can you expect?

Topic: circular economy

Challenges on this topic complemented with a visit to the biggest brewery in the world AB InBev, guest lectures and workshops, dinner and dance parties. Over the weekend there will be a challenging program by students from the tourism department of EPHEC

Key facts


6 - 12 March 2024

  • 6 - 8 March
    at UCLL - Campus Proximus
  • 9 - 12 March
    at EPHEC - Campus Woluwe
Deadline for registration

15 December 2023


Enrollment fee: tbc.

The UCLL and EPHEC International Office will contact all international participants with details about how to pay the enrollment fee.

Included: accomodation, lunch, drinks and materials used. The event budget comes from the Project International Startup League (sponsored by DAAD).


UCLL University of Applied Sciences
Campus Proximus
Geldenaaksebaan 335
3001 Leuven (Heverlee)

Campus Woluwe
Konrad Adenauerlaan 3
1200 Sint-Lambrechts-Woluwe


You are responsible to organise and pay for your own travels and accomodation. We recommend to book a room at the IBIS Hotel (Leuven, Saturday included) and ... during your stay in Brussels. 

You are however free to book any other hotel or accommodation as well.

Target group

This BIP is aimed at international and home students, young entrepreneurs, start-ups, professors and researchers in the field of Entrepreneurship. From UCLL and EPHEC, the students from the Entrepreneurship and Marketing programmes will participate as part of their curriculum.