Information on Ghent University for partner institutions

Information on the Institution

Our full (postal) address is:

UGent - Ghent University
Sint-Pietersnieuwstraat 25, B-9000 Ghent, BELGIUM
+32 9 264 70 02

International students can find all relevant information about their stay at Ghent University in the Welcome Guide for International Students

Information on degree programmes

A complete list of Ghent University's degree programmes is found in the Course Catalogue.

For each of the programmes the Course Catalogue provides the following information:

General information

  • Qualification awarded
  • Level of qualification
  • Specific admission requirements
  • Specific arrangements for the recognition of prior learning (formal, informal, and non-formal)
  • Qualification requirements and regulations
  • Profile of the programme
  • Key learning outcomes
  • Occupational profiles of graduates with examples
  • Access to further studies
  • Course structure diagram with credits (60 per full-time academic year)
  • Examination regulations, assessment, and grading
  • Graduation requirements
  • Mode of study (full-time, part time, e-learning)
  • Programme director

Description of individual course units

  • Cours unit title
  • Course unit code
  • Type of course unit (compulsory, optional)
  • Level of course unit (e.g. first, second or third cycle)
  • Year of study (if applicable)
  • Semester (when course is delivered)
  • Number of ECTS credits allocated
  • Name of lecturer(s)
  • Learning outcomes of the course unit
  • Mode of delivery
  • Prerequisites and co-requisites
  • Recommended or required learning
  • Planned learning activities and teaching methods
  • Assessment methods and criteria
  • Language of Instruction
  • Work placement(s)

Information on exchange programmes

Information about the academic offer for exchange students can be found on this webpage.

General information for students

The links below introduce various topics. Full A-Z info on studying and living in Ghent is found in the Welcome Guide for International Students.