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
iro@UGent.be

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:

  • 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
  • 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)


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.