International Thematic Networks

The international thematic networks are cooperative networks consisting of Ghent University staff members and international partners concerning a specific topic of excellence in education and research.

Aims

In the framework its policy regarding strategic international cooperation, Ghent University continues to invest in supporting international cooperation around a specific interdisciplinary theme with the aim of creating added value.

The network of international partners offers an added value through synergy by strengthening the existing capacity and expertise within Ghent University, and/or strengthening the capacity of partners in the South.

Objectives

  • The network offers support to members of the Ghent University community in the chosen disciplines to engage internationally.
  • It supports the development of new initiatives in mobility, research, education and service to society. It strives for an increase both in the quality and in resources for the work done within Ghent University around this theme.
  • Further, the network promotes the excellence of the institution in this field, thus contributing to the position as an important partner in education, research and service to society and to the international Ghent University brand in general.

International Thematic Networks