Education and study

Our world is changing at an ever increasing pace. Social trends and new means of communication confront us with new challenges. Political answers are sought, in Belgium, Europe and the rest of the world. Find a training within the Faculty of Political and Social Sciences that matches your interest.

Information for new students

With this information you will get off to a good start in your new study!

Programme Types

During the Bachelor phase students receive a broad, polyvalent formation that will enable them to approach the social reality from different perspectives.

Education regulations and administration

The Faculty Student Adminstration (FSA) is responsible for the academic aspects of the student data, mainly the curriculum and the results of students.

Study support

UGent students can count on extensive and personal support during their entire study career, including their transition into a professional life.

International Relations and international mobility

The Faculty of Political and Social Sciences wants to put a distinct emphasis on internationalisation. This concept of internationalisation benefits the quality of education and research at the UGent.


Where informal procedures to solve a problem have failed, students can contact the Ombudsservice