Internship exchange

You want to do an internship at our Faculty?

  • This possibility is limited to students searching for a practical experience which can be recognised as part of their programme at the home university.
  • It consists of a pre-defined set of activities oriented towards solving a practical problem and with the objective of learning to apply specific techniques or analytical methodologies.

Which exchange students?

  • Bachelor students (= min. 120 ECTS obtained before coming to Gent)
  • Master students (= min. 180 ECTS obtained before coming to Gent)
  • PhD students

Can be combined with ...

  • course exchanges:
  1. if the period of stay is min. one semester
  2. if you are a Master or PhD student
  • master thesis exchanges:
  1. if the period of stay is min. one academic year
  2. if two clearly different topics are dealt with

Procedures and regulations

ECTS

You can obtain an official transcript of records for:

  • 7 ECTS on the condition that you:
      • stay min. 2 months and max. 3 months
      • report the results of the practical training in a document of min. 20 pages
      • defend these results orally at our Faculty in front of a jury
  • 15 ECTS on the condition that you:
      • stay min. 3 months
      • report the results of the practical training in a document of min. 20 pages
      • defend these results orally at our Faculty in front of a jury
  • Your university has an agreement with our Faculty

Before arrival

  • have an agremeent on the objectives, activities and time schedule with the academic supervisors of both the sending and receiving institution (prior contact with a potential departmental promoter at the FBE is obligatory)

Internship report

  • This report describes the results of the practical training in a document of min. 20 pages.
  • Language: Dutch, English or French
  • Title: needs to be approved by the Faculty board
  • Deadline: at least two weeks before the date of the oral defence to be handed in at the Faculty Student Administration A1.101

Oral defense

The Faculty board needs to approve the composition of the jury.