Ghent University is a top 100 university founded in 1817. As one of the major universities in Belgium, our 11 faculties offer a wide range of courses and conduct in-depth research in both exact and social sciences. Read more...

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Vote for your 'Science Talent 2016'

New Scientist magazine has nominated 25 top talents for Science Talent 2016, the election of the best science talent of Belgium and the Netherlands. You can vote until 8 September.

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Methane becomes usable resource

Bio-Engineer Frederiek-Maarten Kerckhof has developed a technique to remove the greenhouse gas methane more efficiently from the air and possibly make it a usable resource.

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Ghent University ranked Belgium's best university again

This year Ghent University rises sharply in the Academic Ranking of World Universities, going from place 71 to place 62. It retains its position as the best Belgian university in this important ranking of research institutions.

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