International Student Support

The IRO Student Support Team gives new, incoming international students a warm welcome and helps them before and after their arrival at Ghent University.

The team provides information and support paying attention to the particular needs of international students.

The exchange student adviser is available for specific matters related to exchange students; the international student adviser is available for degree students, as well as PhD students.

In addition, the IRO Student Support also helps outgoing UGent students to find their way abroad to international universities. Specific advisers are available for students who aim to participate in an exchange project and for students who intend to obtain a degree abroad.


Incoming exchange student adviser:
Tel. +32 (0)9 264 70 06

International degree/PhD student adviser:
Tel. +32 (0)9 264 70 07

Outgoing exchange Ugent student advisers:
Tel. +32 (0)9 264 70 25
Tel. +32 (0)9 264 70 34

'Het Pand', Onderbergen 1, B-9000 Gent

Office hours

Monday, Tuesday and Thursday 13h30 - 16h30, or by appointment.