Ghent University Universiteit Gent (UGent) 

IAU-019857
https://www.whed.net/institutions/IAU-019857

IAU Member

Belgium - Flemish Community

top General Information

Address

Street:Sint-Pietersnieuwstraat 25

City:Gent

Post Code:9000

Tel.:+32(9) 264-31-11 +32(9) 264-70-03

Fax:+32(9) 264-31-31

WWW:http://www.ugent.be

Other Sites

Also University Hospital; courses for foreign students; interuniversity courses

Institution Funding

Public

History

Founded in 1817 by King William I of the Netherlands. The official language of the University was originally Latin; this changed to French in 1830 and to Dutch in 1930. Ghent University is today one of the most important academic institutions of Belgium and has an important international educational and scientific role. Acquired present status and title 1991.

Academic Year

end of September to mid-September

Admission Requirements

Secondary school certificate or recognized foreign equivalent and entrance examination for engineering and medicine

Tuition Fees

National:Full-time, 906,10 (academic year 2017-18) (EUR)

Language(s)

Dutch;English

Accrediting Agency

Dutch Flemish Accreditation Organisation
Flemish Ministry of Education

Student Body

co-ed

top Officers

Head : Rik van de Walle

Job title:Rector


International Relations Officer : Frederik De Decker

Job title:Head of International Relations Office

top Divisions

Campus Abroad : Ghent University Global Campus (Incheon, Korea)

Fields of study:Biotechnology, Environmental Engineering, Food Technology, Molecular Biology


Faculty : Arts and Philosophy

Fields of study:African Languages, African Studies, Archaeology, Cultural Studies, Dutch, Eastern European Studies, English, Fine Arts, French, German, Greek, History, Latin, Medieval Studies, Modern History, Musicology, Nordic Studies, North African Studies, Oriental Studies, Philosophy, Romance Languages, Slavic Languages, Southeast Asian Studies, Theatre


Faculty : Bioscience Engineering

Fields of study:Agricultural Economics, Agricultural Engineering, Agriculture, Animal Husbandry, Applied Chemistry, Applied Mathematics, Biochemistry, Crop Production, Ecology, Environmental Studies, Food Technology, Forest Management, Nutrition, Organic Chemistry, Plant and Crop Protection, Soil Management, Water Management


Faculty : Economics and Business Administration

Fields of study:Accountancy, Business Administration, Business Computing, Economics, Finance, Management, Management Systems, Marketing


Faculty : Engineering

Fields of study:Applied Physics, Architecture, Automation and Control Engineering, Chemical Engineering, Civil Engineering, Electrical and Electronic Engineering, Industrial Management, Information Technology, Mathematics, Mechanics, Telecommunications Engineering, Textile Technology, Thermal Engineering, Town Planning


Faculty : Law


Faculty : Medicine and Health Sciences

Fields of study:Anaesthesiology, Biochemistry, Chemistry, Dentistry, Dermatology, Forensic Medicine and Dentistry, Genetics, Gynaecology and Obstetrics, Immunology, Medical Technology, Medicine, Microbiology, Ophthalmology, Orthopaedics, Otorhinolaryngology, Paediatrics, Pathology, Pharmacology, Physical Therapy, Psychiatry and Mental Health, Psychology, Public Health, Radiology, Rehabilitation and Therapy, Sports Medicine, Surgery, Urology


Faculty : Pharmaceutical Sciences

Fields of study:Pharmacy


Faculty : Political and Social Sciences

Fields of study:Communication Studies, Development Studies, Political Sciences, Sociology


Faculty : Psychology and Educational Sciences

Fields of study:Education, Educational Sciences, Educational Technology, Experimental Psychology, Industrial and Organizational Psychology, Pedagogy, Psychoanalysis, Psychology, Special Education


Faculty : Sciences


Faculty : Veterinary Medicine

Fields of study:Animal Husbandry, Veterinary Science

top Degrees

Bachelor


Master


Doctor

top Student Services and Facilities

Student Services

Academic Counselling

Canteen

Careers Guidance

Cultural Activities

Facilities for Disabled People

Foreign Studies Centre

Health Services

Language Laboratory

Library

Nursery Care

Residential Facilities

Social Counselling

Sports Facilities

top Student & Staff Numbers

Staff

Statistics Year:2017-2018

Full Time Total:6221

Students

Statistics Year:2017-2018

Total:41669

Updated on 05-01-2018