Type 3: Course unit in framework of interuniversity programme

This page lists all international programmes. For a complete list, we refer you to the Dutch page on visiting students. Select "Categorie 3"

Option 1: Automatic registration for interuniversity programmes

UGent arranges your registration. After registration, you will receive a student card and UGent account details (granting access to a multitude of UGent facilities)by post - no later than the end of October. Applicable to the following international and interuniversity programmes:

Faculty of Sciences

  • Master of Science in Geology (UGent, KU Leuven)
  • Master of Science in Marine and Lacustrine Science and Management (UGent, VUB)

Faculty of Engineering and Architecture

  • Master of Photonics Science and Engineering
  • Master of Biomedical Engineering

Option 2: Personal registration required for interuniversity programmes

How to register:

Send an e-mail to and add the following

  • Copy identity card (both sides)
  • Digital passport photo in Jpg format
  • Certificate of enrolment for the current academic year, stating for which programme of study you are enrolled at your home institution
  • Completed Registration form visiting student at UGent

What to do after registration:

Contact the relevant Faculty Student Administration (FSA)

    • Mention your student number
    • Provide a list of course units you wish to take up. The FSA will then fix your curriculum.

Option 2 is applicable to the following interuniversity programmes

Faculty of Arts and Philosophy

  • Master of Arts in American Studies (UGent, KU Leuven, VUB, UA)
  • Master of Arts in Linguistics (UGent, KU Leuven, VUB, UA), except Master of Arts in Linguistics: Linguistics in a Comparative Perspective - main enrolment UGent
  • Research Master of Philosophy

Faculty of Sciences

  • Master of Science in Space Studies (UGent, KU Leuven)

Faculty of Bioscience Engineering

  • Master of Science in Food Technology (UGent, KU Leuven)
  • Master of Science in Physical Land Resources: Engineering Geology (UGent, VUB)
  • Master of Science in Technology for Integrated Water Management (UGent, UA, HZS)

Faculty of Medicine and Health Sciences

  • Permanent training programme "Human Genetics"

Faculty of Engineering and Architecture

  • Master of Science in Nuclear Engineering (UGent, KU Leuven, VUB, UCL, ULG)