Master Programmes

View the recording of the webinar on 'Study opportunities at the Faculty of Bioscience Engineering' (December 8, 2020).

Our Master Programme portfolio

Application for 2021-22 is closed.
Application for 2022-23 opens early October 2021.
  • Master of Science in Sustainable Land Management (2 subjects: Land and Groundwater Management @UGent; Urban Land Engineering @ VUBrussels)

ERASMUS Mundus Joint Masters Degrees

Tuition fees

for Master Programmes

  • non-EEA* students: €5524.30 per 60 credits (=1 academic year)
  • EEA students: €922.30 per 60 credits

Course specific tuitions

International Master of Science in Health Management in Aquaculture,  Rural Development and Master in Soil Sciences and Global Change:

  • for Partner Country** students: 9.000 € per academic year
  • for Programme Country** students: 4.500 € per academic year

International Master of Science in Sustainable and Innovative Natural Resource Management:

  • € 6,000/academic year for EU students, European Economic Area (EEA*)
  • fee waiver down to € 2,000 for European (EEA*) students
  • € 12,000/academic year for non-EU.

** Partner or Programme Countries for the Erasmus+: check Erasmus Mundus programme

*EEA = EU + Iceland, Norway, Switserland & LIchtenstein

Details on UGent tuition fees

Academic application

    • Application for academic year 2020-21 is closed.
    • Application for academic year 2021-22: check the corresponding programme sites for details.


  • Scholarship application for 2020-21 is closed.
  • Scholarship application for 2021-22: check the corresponding programme sites for details.

Information on scholarship opportunities per specific programme

Preparing your stay at Ghent University

Once you have been admitted to one of our Master programmes you can start preparing for your study stay at Ghent University.

Cost of living

Check the cost of living in Ghent or at the European partner institute of your programme with the Numbeo site (note: figures tend to overestimate true costs for students).  

After your studies

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