Research directory

Expertise of Ghent University researchers

There are several ways of ascertaining the expertise of Ghent University researchers:

Research Platform Faculty of Arts & Philosophy

Expertise database of the Ghent Africa Platform

For an overview of Ghent University expertise on Africa and current project with African partners:

Doctoral dissertations

    Research groups and institutes at Ghent University (per faculty)

    Multidisciplinary research clusters

    MRPs - multidisciplinary research partnerships

    As part of the strategic spearhead research policy plan promoting excellence in research five multidisciplinary research partnerships were established (2010-2015).

    • Biotechnology for a sustainable economy
    • Bio-informatics
    • Nanophotonics and biophotonics
    • Neurosciences
    • Inflammation and immunity

    Research Consortia Social, behavioural sciences and humanties

    Industrial Liaison Network (IOF consortia)

    The IOF provides a supporting framework for collaboration between the Ghent University Association and industry, through the Industrial Liaison Network. This consists of a number of business development centers that group complementary research departments by application area or domain of expertise.

    IOF consortia

    Interuniversity research centres

    Ghent University is an active research partner of:

    • IMEC: world-leading research in nano-electronics
    • VIB: life science research institute
    • iMinds: innovation in ICT (merged with IMEC in Autumn 2016)
    • VITO: sustainable chemistry
    • Flanders Make: manufacturing innovation

    Research databases

    • FRIS-portal:part of the Flanders Research Information Space - simple and transparent information about research and innovation in Flanders by using the different search options (research projects, organisations or researchers).
    • INVENT - permanent inventory of scientific potential in the Belgian public institutions created by the Department for Federal Science Policy.
    • ESFRI: overview of pan-European research infrastructure

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