Courses for incoming exchange students

Course selection - exchange students

Ask for your copy of the Faculty Guidelines for Exchange Students before you apply. Write an e-mail to and we will send you the latest version.

This brochure will give you a lot of useful information about the selection of the courses and a course guide is included.

You can select courses from:

Make sure that you select courses for a minimum of 20 ECTS per semester, of which at least half of the courses in the field of study of exchange. Language courses followed at the University Language Centre are supplementary to these 20 ECTS.

Approval of the lecturer - after arrival

For all exchange students of UGent following courses at the Faculty of Political and Social Sciences.

At the beginning of the semester after your arrival -  ask for approval for each of the course  you want to add in your curriculum. 


- fill in the “Approval of lecturer” document for each course

- contact the lecturer (preferably ask him after you attended the first lesson but sending an email is also possible)

- get approval - signed document by lecturer or approval via email

- upload a scan of the approval document or approval via email in oasis (in exchange application - tab documents select 'other documents' mentioning 'approval lecturer - name of lecturer')

- More information - see UFORA for incoming exchange students

Learning agreement - curriculum - study programme

The study programme consists of the courses you want to take at Ghent University. 
You can use the curriculum functionality in the OASIS application to select the courses you want to take directly from the course catalogue of Ghent University. Afterwards you can download the draft of the learning agreement. Signed documents can be uploaded in oasis/exchange/documents.. 

Templates of a learning agreement

Deadlines learning agreement during your stay (with approval of the lecturer) :

  • Semester 1: 20 October
  • Semester 2: 28 February

Time schedules of the courses

  • Timetables can be found in the latest course guide of UGent (click on schedules on the right side)
  • schedules can also be found in oasis (after enrollment)


  • schedules can be found in oasis ( after the start of the semester)


The UGent learning environment with: