Research in numbers

Of course research is more than just a set of dry facts and figures but sometimes you need to get a quick impression of the research profile of a university.

Also: Flyer 'Research at Ghent University: Watch Innovation Unfold' (2015).

Research community

 

head count FTE date of reference

Number of professors ('ZAP')

(incl. integration & guest professors)

1503 1033,4 31/12/2015

Number of Postdocs

(WP+AAP)

1224 1087,4 31/12/2015

Number of Predoc

(scholarship recipients, WP, AAP, teaching assistants, excl. non-funded = 1555)

3880 3282,5 31/12/2015

Number of doctoral students

(i.e. enrolled)

4703 16/08/2016

 

Research expenditure

Incl. 25% basic allowance + excl. SOCs 316,6 M€ (2015)
Excl. 25% basic allowance + incl. SOCs 250 M€ (2015)

Scientific impact

Number of publications (Web of Science)
6277 (2015)
Grafiek Research Footprint (2015) Grafiek Publicaties (2015)
Number of  Highly cited authors 15 (2015)
Number of ERC grants (excl. Proof of Concept) 52 (since start of ERC programme, up to and including 2016)

 

Doctoral degrees

Calendar year
Academic year
553 (2013)
596 (2014) 659 (2014-2015)
675 (2015) 690 (2015-2016)

Technology transfer

Number of spin-offs
48 (2005-2015)
Number of patent applications
552 (2005-2015)