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.

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European salamanders and newts vulnerable to fungal disease from Asia

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

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New partner in collaboration with Chinese Academy of Sciences

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.

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Alumni Network launched in South East Europe

The Alumni Association of Ghent University (UGent) invests in its international contacts. After the launch of our first international network in China, the Alumni Association is now also present in Serbia and Macedonia.

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