Ghent University PhD Community: 5 year anniversary

The UGent PhD Community exists more than 5 years and has become (a little bit) mature. Time to celebrate!

We're taking over the iconic Aula Academica on Friday 27 October 2023 for a huge networking reception with food, drinks, entertainment, live music and DJ for all PhD students from every faculty, campus and lab of Ghent University! Don't miss the exceptional chance to be present at the most ravishing anniversary the Ghent University has seen in its entire history. Don’t miss out on this unique opportunity to get in touch with your colleagues!

When: Friday 23 October 2023
Time: 17:30h - 23:00h
Venue: UGent's Aula Academica, Volderstraat 9, 9000 Ghent

What to expect?

  • 3 free drinks & free food!
  • a live party band (stay tuned to find out more!)
  • Booties shaking on the music of DJ CARDIO (
  • A mechanical bull INSIDE the Aula!

Do not forget to register! Without registration we can’t guarantee you any drinks or food.
Entrance is free of charge, but this event is private and only for Ghent University personnel.