For exchange students

General Information

We are pleased to welcome you to the Faculty of Medicine and Health Sciences at Ghent University!

To be able to study at our faculty, your home university must have a bilateral agreement with our department. Your home university’s international coordinator or Erasmus Office can inform you if this is the case.

Study Programmes

More detailed information for each study programme with exchange possibilities can be found here:

Application Procedure

The application deadlines are 15 May (1st semester) and 15 November (2nd semester).

Complete the following steps of the application procedure.

Learning Agreement

You need to upload a signed learning agreement to your exchange application, under ‘documents’. Please use the correct template for studies, traineeship or exchange PhD research.


At the Faculty of Medicine and Health Sciences the language of instruction is Dutch. Please note that we do not offer an English curriculum.

However, some programmes offer certain facilities (some theoretical courses or internship) to English-speaking students. We expect a very good knowledge of English from incoming students (CEF B2-level or higher). Be aware that you will not be allowed to start if you do not meet the language requirements.


International Relations Office
Campus UZ Gent, 3K3 (entrance 42)
Corneel Heymanslaan 10
B-9000 Gent