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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GMOs with health benefits have large market potential

Genetically modified crops with an increased vitamin and/or mineral content have large potential to improve public health, but their availability for consumers is still hampered, as a result of the negative public opinion.

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Rooms available for international students, guests and staff

The Housing Office rents out rooms, studios and flats. It caters for international students, staff and visitors. We also inform and advise about the private rented market.

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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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