Ghent University (UGent) is one of the major 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.
A recent study, initiated by the Pharmaceutical Care Unit of Ghent University and the Department of Respiratory Medicine of Ghent University Hospital, showed that community pharmacists can improve the use of inhaled medicines by patients with COPD
The Institutional University Collaboration program with Jimma University, Ethiopia, which is coordinated by Ghent University, aims at capacity building. In the context of this program, four PhDs were defended last week in the disciplines trypanosomosis, stem cell research, helminthiasis and family planning.
On October 27th 2014, a tripartite Memory of Understanding was signed in Beijing between the Xinjiang Institute of Ecology and Geography (XIEG, Chinese Academy of Sciences), the Turpan Bureau of Cultural Heritage and Ghent University. This agreement was signed in the presence of Ghent University rector Anne De Paepe.