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Consider Ghent University!

As a professor or a researcher, are you considering Ghent University for your next career move? Great news: the university and the city of Ghent offer a range of enriching environments for your work and your family.

You've chosen Ghent University: what's next?

We can’t wait to welcome you to our research and teaching community. You’ll not only enjoy a beautiful environment and the company of ambitious peers, you’ll also benefit from development opportunities, research support and a strong focus on health and well being.

Warmly welcoming new professors and researchers

You've discovered the beautiful city of Ghent, found a new home and new colleagues, and have settled in comfortably. It's an ideal time to familiarise yourself with important administrative and financial topics that will impact your stay.

Language requirements

It's important to note that a level of familiarity with the Dutch language is required for all professors and researchers by the Higher Education Codex of Flanders. Ghent University can help you fulfill this requirement.


Department of Personnel and Organization
Sint-Pietersnieuwstraat 25
9000 Gent

+32 (0)9 264 98 98

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