Biostatistics Unit


The primary purpose of the Biostatistics Unit of the Faculty of Medicine and Health Sciences of Ghent University is to deliver statistical advice and services to researchers of this faculty and the Ghent University Hospital. This implies advice with respect to study design, choice of appropriate statistical methods, sample size and power issues, support in data analyses, interpreting results, etc...

The Biostatistics Unit further organizes internal courses and training sessions dedicated to specific statistical methods and software.


Ellen Deschepper, PhD, Roos Colman & Stefanie De Buyser, PhD
UZ-campus, Corneel Heymanslaan 10, 4K3, B-9000 Ghent, Belgium
Phone : 09 332 52 99/ 09 332 83 06/ 09 332 19 61
E-mail : (research) or (master thesis)


The Biostatistics Unit is located at the Ghent University Hospital, Corneel Heymanslaan 10, 4K3, building K3 (Entrance 42) on the 4th floor. You can find the Biostatistics Unit in room 140.029.

Statistical Support of Master Theses

The Biostatistics Unit can be consulted for the support of Master theses. To make an appointment, send an e-mail to It is mandatory that the promoter joins the student during the consults.

Courses and Training Sessions

The Biostatistics Unit of the Faculty of Medicine and Health Sciences offers several courses. Please note that the language for all courses is Dutch.