Ghent University (UGent) is one of the major Belgian universities in the Dutch-speaking region of Europe. 11 faculties offer a wide range of courses and conduct in-depth research in both exact and social sciences.

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Renovated library Faculty of Engineering and Architecture to be inaugurated

On 18 December 2014, the beautifully renovated library of the Faculty of Engineering and Architecture will be inaugurated. The renovation was designed by Ghent University alumni Kersten Geers David Van Severen.

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European Research Council 'Starting Grants' awarded to 4 UGent researchers

Our researchers Hans Verbeeck, Ruth Krebs, Marianne Van Remoortel and Moritz Nowack are selected to receive a prestigious Starting Grant of 1.3 to 1.5 million euros each from the European Research Council.

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Flemish knowledge partners conquer place in European Knowledge and Innovation Communities

The European Institute of Innovation and Technology (EIT) has approved 2 new Knowledge and Innovation Communities in the domains 'raw materials' and 'health care'. An extensive network has joined forces, including KU Leuven, Ghent University, VITO, iMinds, imec, GIMV, Umicore and BARCO.

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