Founded in 1834, Université libre de Bruxelles (http://www.ulb.be) has a long tradition of excellence in Research with four scientific Nobel Prizes, two Nobel Peace Prizes, one Fields Medal, three Wolf Prizes and two Marie Curie Excellence Awards. It is one of the largest and best Research Universities in Belgium, with a student population of 35,000 and with almost 2,000 PhD in progress distributed among 22 Doctoral schools.