International Support Team

We are a team of four people within the International Relations office and are the go to persons for:

  • Exchange students who are coming to study at UGent or UGent exchange students who will take a part of their curriculum at a partner institution and want to know more about exchange
  • Partners who want to know more details on the inter-institutional agreement
  • Students (bachelor or master degree) applying for a visa or residence permit and need to prove that they have sufficient means of subsistence
  • Staff members or students who participate in the Erasmus+ International Credit Mobility programme
  • Students applying for a partial or full exemption of the APS certificate


  • Benedicte Desmedt +32 9 264 83 76
  • Maaike Dhondt +32 9 264 83 75
  • Greet Naessens +32 9 264 70 34
  • Karen Wouters +32 9 264 70 25

'Het Pand', Onderbergen 1, B-9000 Gent
Main entrance, 2nd floor, room 120.008

Office hours

Monday to Friday from 09:00-12:00 and from 14:00-16:00

Due to the current measures taken by Ghent University related to the corona virus we have limited opening hours.
You can contact us by phone or e-mail. However if you prefer to drop by please make an appointment on Monday afternoon or Thursday morning.