Information for prospective students

Please note that the information presented below is only applicable for  prospective exchange and Erasmus students. If you are a degree seeking student and would like to apply, be aware that the programme is taught in Dutch and you should contact for more information. 

Academic Admission requirements

for clinical rotation:

- Your university needs to have an agreement with our faculty (check this with your exchange coordinator at your university).

- You are in your final year of study at the time of the exchange period.

for research stay/ master dissertation:

- You should be accepted by a UGhent professor at the faculty. 

Language requirements

It is in the benefit of you as a student to have a sufficient knowledge of English (CEF B2-level or higher) to be able to communicate and acquire knowledge at our faculty.  In order to check the obtained level of English, kindly provide us with a language certificate

How to apply? 

We advise you to submit your application for clinical rotation:

  • spring semester: before 15 november
  • winter semester: before 15 may

For all other exchange programmes we advise you to submit your application at least two months prior to the start of your stay.  After submission kindly send an email to

Housing facilities

The Housing office of Ghent University rents out rooms, studios and flats. It caters to international (exchange and Erasmus) students, staff and visitors. We also inform and advise about the private rented market

On campus facilities

Faculty library

The library is situated in the faculty building (2) on the 1st floor.

    PC-classrooms

    There are 2 pc-classrooms on campus Merelbeke in addition to the PCs that can be used in the library. 

    Study room

    Quiet study places:

    • the library
    • the museum of the department Morfology
    • the restaurant

    University life - facilities we have to offer!

    As a registered Ghent University student, you have access to university restaurants, sport facilities, culture and so much more at a reduced fee. 

    Insurance

    As a registered exchange or Erasmus student you are insured by the Ghent University for travelling from and to the university halls and all activities concerning your academic stay at the university halls.

    You are legally obliged to have a health insurance during your stay in Belgium.

    Liability insurance for all activities outside the university is strongly recommended. 

    Locations and transportation

    The main campus of the faculty is situated at the Salisburylaan 133 in Merelbeke (Belgium)