Ghent University is a top 100 university founded in 1817. As one of the major universities in Belgium, our 11 faculties offer a wide range of courses and conduct in-depth research in both exact and social sciences. Read more...

Focus on

Vote for your 'Science Talent 2016'

New Scientist magazine has nominated 25 top talents for Science Talent 2016, the election of the best science talent of Belgium and the Netherlands. You can vote until 8 September.

Read more

Recent stories

view all news items

Methane becomes usable resource

Bio-Engineer Frederiek-Maarten Kerckhof has developed a technique to remove the greenhouse gas methane more efficiently from the air and possibly make it a usable resource.

Read more

Bart Dessein elected President of the European Association for Chinese Studies

At the general meeting of the European Association for Chinese Studies (EACS) in St. Petersburg on 27 August, Professor Bart Dessein (Department of Languages ​​and Cultures) was elected its new president.

Read more