Information for for exchange students
An exchange student temporarily lives in a foreign country and attends courses. The exchange period at UGent lasts a minimum of 1 month and a maximum of 12 months. The exchange student does not get a diploma from UGent.
Ghent University offers a wide variety of courses taught in English you can choose from as an exchange student.
- Prolongation of your stay
- Registration at UGent: get your student card via the Central Student Administration
- Registration at the City of Ghent
- Federal Public Service Foreign Affairs provides all information about visa requirements, including how to apply for a visa and an overview of embassies and consulates. : the
- Bicycle rent and repair
- Child care
- Culture and leisure at UGent, incl. student associations
- Erasmus Student Network (ESN)
- Gift and souvenir shop
- Job Service for Students
- Medical service
- Sport facilities