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Leuven Institute of Criminology (LINC)


Welcome to the LINC-website

Welcome to the website of the Leuven Institute of Criminology (LINC). On this website you can find information about the researchers and the research projects conducted within LINC. Moreover, you can also retrieve information about our events. If you wish to contact us, please click here.


Launched in January 2007, the Leuven Institute of Criminology (LINC) is composed of about seventy professors and assistants involved in criminological research and education within the Department of Criminal Law and Criminology of the KU Leuven Faculty of Law. LINC is the most recent institutional incarnation of the criminological tradition in Leuven that started with the establishment of the "School for Criminology" in 1929. LINC intends to continue the Leuven tradition of combining solid research with a deep commitment to society. This goal is achieved through fundamental as well as policy-oriented research that is organized around 8 research lines.


Contact us

Leuven Institute of Criminology
Hooverplein 10, B-3000 Leuven
Tel: (+32) (0)16/32.53.00
Fax: (+32) (0)16/32.54.63