Info for new students


    • Start of the academy year:
      • 1st Master standard learning track: find your personal class schedule on Students with a standard learning track: monday 26 september 2016 in Auditorium Maximum (campus Merelbeke).

    From the first Master standard learning track, it is mandatory to attend clinics which are linked to the courses of your curriculum.


      • >Locations:


      Some practica are organised on campus Merelbeke.


        • 1st Master standard learning track: all lessons take place at campus Merelbeke, Auditorium Maximum.



        • Course store: there is no central bookstore. During the first lesson lecturers will instruct where to obtain books & courses (or through Minerva ). It is advised to bring cash payment.


        • Minerva: the official digital learning environment of Ghent University, only accessible for students and staff with a valid UGent account.  All education related info can be found there. (


        • UGent-account: All official communication from and to the student is managed through the UGent-account you obtained during your enrolment.
          More info: .


        • Individualised trajectory (GIT): If you don't follow the regular standard learning track, you are a GIT student are following an individualised track. Composing such a track is subject to faculary GIT rules and GIT procedure. Both can be found here: (topic: ‘opleidingstraject op maat’)



        • PC-class: there are 2 pc-classrooms on campus Merelbeke:
          • Library: 22 pc’s
          • Morfology: 28 pc’s (open from 9u til 16u30)
          • Hoogbouw basement: 21 pc’s (exclusively for course purposes)

        More info


        • Study room: in the library, or in the museum of the department Morfology (campus Merelbeke)




        • Public transportation: there are busstops from bus company 'De Lijn' next to the roundabout at the main entrance of the faculty: busstop 'Merelbeke Campus Diergeneeskunde'. You can plan your itinerary here: .