Information for visiting staff

Why choose FEA?

The Faculty of Engineering and Architecture is one of the largest faculties of Ghent University. It combines state-of-the-art research with top-notch education in all significant engineering and architecture fields. The faculty strongly focusses on international relations. It offers a wide array of master's programmes taught in English and is active in all major exchange programmes. Through research collaboration and educational links with top European institutions, the faculty strives to further enhance its international perspective.

Why choose UGent?

UGent is an enterprising university with an international appeal. Our motto is "Dare to think": we encourage students and staff members to adopt a critical approach. During its 200 years of history, UGent has built a firm scientific reputation. The university can present an extensive record of international recognized research work. Read more

Visiting FEA

Although the presence of international staff and visiting scholars at universities is becoming the norm, getting employment abroad isn't always a carefree process. In some cases, a lot of time, effort and documents are needed before even arriving at your new place of work. Invest in getting ample information and prepare your stay well in advance.
The majority of scientific staff at Ghent University starts work by explicit invitation of a promotor.


The member of staff that is expecting you, needs to apply to receive a visitor's pass for you, if your stay exceeds 5 days.