Bpost issues stamp for 200 years Ghent University

(21-11-2016) In August 2017, bpost issues a unique stamp to celebrate 200 years Ghent University.

From 21 August 2017, the stamp with a value of 4.35 euro will be available. It's a joint stamp with the University of Liège (ULG), which also celebrates its 200th anniversary in 2017.

On the stamp the are two images: the Aula Academica of Ghent University, as well as Β-glucuronidase (GUS), a protein that is used to study gene activity. Scientists can perceive a blue color with a GUS-staining and determine where a particular gene is active in a plant.

The stamp was officially announced on 16 November 2016 in Mechelen at Stamps & Philately, the department of bpost that deals with issues of Belgian stamps.

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