Environmental Science and Technology - going abroad

Information about going abroad for students in the Master of Science in Environmental Science and Technology

Information sessions

  • An information session for your study program about choosing your major, an internship and your master dissertation topic will be organized early April
  • More information about going abroad and funding options can be found in this presentation

Internship abroad

  • Internship is an elective course in the study program, you can choose to conduct it in Belgium or abroad
  • It is the most recommended way to acquire an experience abroad in your program
  • The best period to conduct your internship is during the summer holidays (July-September) between your 1st and 2nd year of study
  • You should take the initiative to look for a suitable internship host and topic, most preferably this matches with your major
  • Submit a final proposal before 1 May, after consultation with your internship coordinator, your promotor and the host
  • Your proposal requires approval by the Education Committee
  • More information on the registration procedure and funding options for an internship abroad

Master's dissertation abroad

  • You can perform part of your work abroad (e.g. data collection, experiments or field work)
  • The recommended period to go abroad is during the summer holidays (July-September) between your 1st and 2nd year of study
  • You need to find a topic that matches your chosen major, you should have a promotor from Ghent University and your evaluation will take place at Ghent University
  • Submit the choice of your dissertation before 1 May via the online thesis application
  • Your topic requires approval by the Education Committee
  • Ghent University has a campus in Incheon (Republic of Korea), where you can undertake part of your dissertation and where free housing is available on campus
  • More information on the registration procedure and funding options for Master's dissertation abroad

Courses abroad

It is generally not straightforward to find equivalent courses in other institutions.

Nevertheless, you may propose to follow courses abroad during 1 semester.

Why do I need to register my mobility?

  • For insurance
  • For safety reasons
  • For your diploma supplement
  • For mobility grant request (if applicable)

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