Welcome Days @ Faculty of Bioscience Engineering

The Welcome Days are designed to make your transition to Ghent University and university life as smooth as possible. When you attend the Welcome Days, you will find a wide variety of sessions, events, and social gatherings to help you get to know the university and city better, find answers to your questions, and make new friends.

The next Welcome Days are scheduled on:

  • 22-24 September 2021: Welcome at the university
  • Friday 24 September 2020: Welcome at the Faculty of Bioscience Engineering

Campus CoupureWhere?

Faculty of Bioscience Engineering: Building A, Ground floor, Auditorium A1, Campus Coupure, Coupure Links 653


  • 8:45 - 9:00: Welcome at the Faculty by Prof. Dr. Ir. Mieke Uyttendaele – Director of Education and Internationalisation
  • 9:00 - 9:30: Interactive presentation of the Faculty and on Belgium – Hilde Vandecasteele
  • 9:30 - 10:00: Faculty student organisations: VLK and IAAS
  • 10:00 - 10:35: Social and cultural module: presentation of UGent/FBE and practicalities – Wim Hoste
  • 10:40 - 11:40: Practical information (learning agreements, Timetables, Ufora, Oasis,...) - Michel Flement
  • 11:45 - 12:00: Tour of the faculty
  • 12:30 - 14:15: Reception with complementary food and drinks.


Participation is free, but registration is needed.


Faculty support for incoming exchange students:  in.fbw@ugent.be