Additional spaces for work and study

Study areas

Additional areas for study and working are available to study or to follow online lessons. 
Until the Easter holidays, the study areas are freely accessible. You can come to a study place and take a spot without reserving it in advance. Moreover, you can arrive at any time, e.g. if you have free time between two lessons or when you are waiting for transport to go home after class.... At all locations you are allowed to eat on your seat.

The work and study areas are organised respecting the rules for physical distancing.

The study areas are open from 8.30 am to 5.30 pm.

Work and study places for all students:

Location Address Number of places
Blandijn Cafetaria Blandijnberg 2, Gent 21
Foyer Ufo Sint-Pietersnieuwstraat 33, Gent 35
Resto - Cafetaria Coupure Coupure Links 653, Gent 57
Resto - Cafetaria De Brug Sint-Pietersnieuwstraat 45, Gent 69
Resto Dunant Dunantlaan 2, Gent 53
Resto Campus Sterre (S5) Krijgslaan 281, 9000 Gent 48
Resto Campus Merelbeke Salisburylaan 133, Merelbeke 53

Work and study places: individual admission

Ghent University will continue to provide study and work locations for students who do not have suitable space at home to study or to take online classes. Students who wish to use one of these locations can send a motivated request to studieplek@ugent.be

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The Boekentoren and faculty libraries are open to students. You can go there to look up information, consult collections or enjoy studying in a quiet environment.

  • Request the book you are looking for in advance via the library website so we can get it ready for you.
  • If you are returning a book, you can bring it to any library of Ghent University. We will send you an email a few days before it is due.
  • Some books, magazines and documents can only be consulted on site. We have two work stations available for this purpose, to ensure you have enough time and space, for example to consult legal documents or to do research for your paper or master's dissertation. There are two types of work station:
    • Consultation work stations, where you can consult the collections (usually by appointment)
    • Quiet study places 

We also have a very large collection of e-books and e-journals online. You can access these via the library website. Since spring 2020, we have our collection of printed books online has been expanded considerably. Are you looking for something specific in a printed magazine or book? Then we can scan it for you for free.

Location Address Number of places
Blandijn Cafetaria Blandijnberg 2, Gent 21
Foyer Ufo Sint-Pietersnieuwstraat 33, Gent 35
Resto - Cafetaria Coupure Coupure Links 653, Gent 57
Resto - Cafetaria De Brug Sint-Pietersnieuwstraat 45, Gent 69
Resto Dunant Dunantlaan 2, Gent 53
Resto Campus Sterre (S5) Krijgslaan 281, 9000 Gent 48
Resto Campus Merelbeke Salisburylaan 133, Merelbeke 53