Submission deadlines and defence dates

Submission @FBE


  1. Upload an electronic version to the Ufora site 'Masterproef - Master dissertation (BW) IX00023', no later than 5 pm on the deadline date: read the instructions.
  2. In case of confidentiality: please indicate in Ufora
  3. Submit a digital copy in pdf format  to each member of your jury and your promotor(s) (find your jury members in the master's dissertation application). If a paper copy is requested, print on both sides.
    Note that between UGent e-mail accounts attachments have a size limit of 25Mb (8Mb to non-UGent accounts). For files exceeding that size, use preferentially FileSender to send your file.
Master's dissertations submitted beyond the due date for a given examination period, cannot be defended in that examination period anymore.


Academic year 2023-2024

First term examination period (only for students who can graduate after the first semester)

Friday 19 January 2024 before 5 pm

Second term examination period

Friday 7 June 2024 before 5 pm

Resit examination period*

Friday 23 August 2024 before 5 pm

Defence @FBE


Academic year 2023-2024

In the last week of the examination period:

First term examination period 
  • Thursday 1 February 2024
  • Friday 2 February 2024
Second term examination period
  • Wednesday 26 June 2024
  • Thursday 27 June 2024
  • Friday 28 June 2024
Resit examination period
  • Monday 9 September 2024
  • Tuesday 10 September 2024

The detailed time schedules of the defences are announced on the master's dissertation application by the FSA after the deadline of submission.