Ghent University is a Public University established in the year 1817. It is located in Flanders, Belgium the economical heart of Europe. It is the first Dutch speaking university in Belgium. Ghent University Library has many notable collection. One among them is the Papyrus 30, an early manuscript of the Greek New Testament. It has joined the google books library project. The University is a member of the Santander Network and the U4 network.
The University consists of eleven faculties with over 130 departments offering a wide range of courses in arts and philosophy, Bio-science engineering, Law, Sciences, Medicine and health sciences, Engineering and architecture, Economics and Business Administration, Veterinary Medicine, Psychology and Educational Sciences, Pharmaceutical Sciences and Political and Social Sciences. It offers Bachelor, Master’s, Advanced Master, Postgraduate and and Doctoral/Doctorate programs.
The student population at Ghent University is over 40000. The university functions with 8 administrative departments and 15000 staff members.
The Ghent University provides job service for students by developing a job database. The Non EU students can register in their database and are allowed to work during the academic year with a category C work permit. There are scholarship possibilities for candidates from developing countries. Ghent University has a fully equipped sports centre and special attention is devoted to sports for disabled students. It also offers individual supporting services and counselling for students involved in sports.
Notable Alumni : George de Hevesy (Nobel prize winner in Chemistry), Maurice Maeterlinck (Nobel prize winner in Literature), Corneille Heymans (Nobel prize winner in Medicine), Marguerite Legot (First female government minister in Belgium), Robert Cailliau (Co-inventor of the World Wide Web).
Ghent University Programs
Average Academic Score
Bachelors: € 1,000
Masters: € 5,000
Fees may vary for each program. Please visit the program page for specific fees.
Bachelors: June 1
Deadlines may vary for each program. Please visit the program page for specific deadlines.
Ghent University Rankings
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