Welcome at Ghent University for international students

The International Support Team gives international students a warm welcome and helps them before, during and after their arrival at Ghent University.

International students can visit and contact us by mail or phone

Welcoming students at the start of Ghent University’s semester

We organize welcome sessions for new international degree and exchange students at the start of every semester. You will receive an invitation to the Welcome days in your mailbox.
For 2024-25 the dates are set on 18-20 September for the first semester.

Check our International Student Guide for dates of events, more practical information and tips to start your exchange or study at Ghent University.

Practical information for your semester start

General practical information for incoming students at Ghent University

Travelling to Belgium:

Check our Instagram for photos and our story.

Welcome Days 2021Looking forward to meeting you in Ghent!

International Support Team
Benedicte, Greet, Joke, Karen, Maaike & Sofie