Faculties and faculty departments

Ghent University's 11 faculties are composed of 85 faculty departments. These departments offer high-quality courses in every one of their scientific disciplines, each inspired by innovative research.

Decanen van de 11 faculteiten met toga in stoetFaculties

Our 11 faculties arranged according to their founding dates:

Doctoral SchoolsDoctoral Schools

In addition to these faculties, Ghent University has five Doctoral Schools just for doctoral researchers.

These schools provide support to doctoral students through specialized courses as well transferable skills training, they contribute to a quality culture in research, and take care of the social and international visibility of the doctoral degree.

Doctoral Schools website