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Welcome to the Leuven Statistics Research Centre (LStat)

Master of Science in Statistics

Our Master of Science in Statistics programme is an international study programme. It offers an education in statistics at high scientific level, in a range of options leading to challenging job-fields and supported by our research activities.

Consulting and training

Consult and training

Consulting and Training was our historical embryo and remains a core business. We cover

  • Statistical support for researchers in the university and in external labs
  • Execution of projects for government and industry, in service or in partnership
  • Short courses, and in-house courses on demand.


LStat hosts international experts and is a stimulating environment for multidisciplinary statistical research. More information on our current focus research lines.

LStat is a privileged meeting space for statistics researchers from a range of domains:

  • Biostatistics
  • Social, Behavioural and Educational Statistics
  • Business and Industrial Statistics
  • Statistical Methodology


Flanders Training Network for Methodology and Statistics (FLAMES) is an inter-university training network rooted in the five Flemish universities. 

This network aims to support doctoral students and young empirical researchers in their pursuit of best-in-class training in methodology and statistics.





Our two-yearly Leuven Statistics Days will be held on 20 and 21 October! Don't miss it ! More info.

Flames organises a colloquium "Tools for Time Series" on 24 October. More info.

Check our training schedule for 2016-2017! Short courses for internal and external participants. 

Check our job page ! New vacancies for freshly graduates and PhD's are added regularly.