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

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Ceremonious opening new academic year on 19 September

On 19 September 2014, the new academic year is inaugurated at Ghent University. Traditionally there is an academic session in the Aula proceeded by a procession of the toga wearers.

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Luceda Photonics receives growth finance for photonic IC design framework

Imec’s investment arm Fidimec and the Flemish spin-off investment fund SOFI I are investing EUR 340k in Luceda Photonics, a joint spin-off from Ghent University, the Vrije Universiteit Brussel (VUB) and imec.

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Ghent bio-engineers do new discoveries at Stonehenge

A major bridge is being gapped in studying the Stonehenge landscape as advanced, non-invasive survey techniques help reveal both archaeology and, for the first time, past landforms of the prehistoric environment. An important step forward is the possibility to eliminate recent disturbances that, until now, prevented a clear view on the buried past.

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