Degree verification by a third party

You work for a consultancy firm and need to verify details from a job applicant.

The legislation on the protection of privacy

The legislation on the protection of privacy prohibits us from sharing information about (former) students to a third party.

This means that we cannot inform you whether an applicant/employee has obtained a degree at Ghent University or not.

Verification by third parties

We can, however, verify the authenticity of documents issued by Ghent University.

If you send a clear copy of a document issued by Ghent University (a diploma/a certificate/an attestation) to , we will be able to inform you if it is genuine or not.

Since academic year 2015-2016 Ghent University documents have an authenticity code.

With this code you can verify the authenticity of the document online.