Information for students

    Code of conduct

    This code of conduct applies to all students enrolled or present at the faculty of veterinary medicine, Ghent University, also during externships or other activities outside of the faculty.


    All official communication from and to the student is managed through the Ghent University account you obtained during your enrolment. 

    Online learning platform - Ufora

    Ufora is 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 at

    Faculty library

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


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

      Study room

      Quiet study places are:


      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. 

      Restaurant, sport and culture

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

      Your stay: during, prolongation and end