Science for adults

In the spotlight
  • Science Day on Sunday 25 November 2018. Discover all #UGent activities here! (in Dutch)

Below you'll find some of our initiatives. Most websites we refer to are in Dutch, but please do not hesitate to contact us if you'd like more information.

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Science bars 


Science bars bring science... in a bar. You'll find them on Tuesday evenings in Ghent, Kortrijk and Bruges. For anybody hungry for knowledge!

Science Day

Looking for an instructive, fascinating and enjoyable day full of science? At the end of November, numerous Flemish universities, university colleges and research institutes open their doors! The next edition is on 25 November 2018.

Ghent University's Observatory Armand Pien

Do you really like astronomy and meteorology? In the observatory you can watch the stars, attend lectures and visit exhibitions. When there is a solar or lunar eclipse, special monitoring events are organized.

Ghent University Museums 


Discover our collections:

Lectures, exhibitions, events... and more!

All Ghent University activities (lectures, exhibitions, events, etc.) can be found in our agenda .

Scientific Training

The Scientific Training is a lesson cycle for seniors in Gent, Kortrijk, and Koksijde.

Science online


I have a question

Do you have a scientific question... but no answer?


On the blogs of UGent researchers you'll read about their research field and life as a scientist.

Links to more science