ECTS Information Package

Ghent University was amongst the first universities in Europe that succesfully applied for an ECTS-label (2004) and still continues its efforts to contribute to the development of the ECTS.

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Information on the Institution

Our full (postal) address is:

UGent - Ghent University
Sint-Pietersnieuwstraat 25, B-9000 Ghent, BELGIUM
+32 9 264 70 02
iro@UGent.be

Gent University's central infodesk GUIDe will help you solve all questions about the university and its services.

International students can find all relevant information about their stay at Ghent University in the Welcome Guide for International Students

Information on degree programmes

A complete list of Ghent University's degree programmes is found in the Course Catalogue.

For each of the programmes the Course Catalogue provides the following information:

  • Qualification awarded
  • Level of qualification
  • Specific admission requirements
  • Specific arrangements for the recognition of prior learning (formal, informal, and non-formal)
  • Qualification requirements and regulations
  • Profile of the programme
  • Key learning outcomes
  • Occupational profiles of graduates with examples
  • Access to further studies
  • Course structure diagram with credits (60 per ful-time academic year)
  • Examination regulations, assessment and grading
  • Graduation requirements
  • Mode of study (full-time, part time, e-learning)
  • Programme director
  • Cours unit title
  • Course unit code
  • Type of course unit (compulsory, optional)
  • Level of course unit (e.g. first, second or third cycle)
  • Year of study (if applicable)
  • Semester (when course is delivered)
  • Number of ECTS credits allocated
  • Name of lecturer(s)
  • Learning outcomes of the course unit
  • Mode of delivery
  • Prerequisites and co-requisites
  • Recommended or required learning
  • Planned learning activities and teaching methods
  • Assessment methods and criteria
  • Language of Instruction
  • Work placement(s)


General information for students

The links below introduce various topics. Full A-Z info on studying and living in Ghent is found in the Welcome Guide for International Students.