Practical information for applicants

1. Before you apply

  • Contact the international faculty coordinator or international office in your home university.
  • Contact the International Relations Office of the faculty of Political and Social Sciences at Ghent University: We will be glad to send you the latest version of the Faculty Guidelines for Exchange students and more information about the courses for exchange students. Read these guidelines thoroughly before you apply.

2. Application

Application deadlines (advisable to apply earlier):

1st semester: 15th of May
2nd semester: 15th of November
Exchange in the framework of a PhD: no deadlines


3. Academic Calendar

The academic year is divided into two semesters.

More details and information here.

4. Arriving at UGent

You will receive a UGent information package and more information from the faculty short after your arrival during the Welcome Days.