Ghent University (UGent) 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.
A skin-eating fungal disease brought to Europe by humans now poses a major threat to native salamanders and newts, scientists have warned.
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.