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.
On 30 September 2014, Ghent University was awarded the prize for the best concept during the UIIN Entrepreneurial Universities conference in Madrid.
From Monday 6 to Friday 10 October 2014, UGent participates the Ghent initiative 'Week of the Fair Trade'. The slogan for the campaign is 'Fair Trade - Change on the menu'.
Since many years, UGent laboratory Lemcko is known as the center of excellence for energy and power quality. From October 2014 onwards the new UGent spin-off Karybel will perform the services requiring an in-the-field activity with respect to the analysis of power quality problems. In addition Karybel will offer several new services in collaboration with UGent.