Study support

To stimulate students to take responsibility for their study progress, in Flanders a system of learning account has been established. This may affect all students.

Making choices

You can only make an informed decision if you have an accurate idea of the options open to you. Anyone interested in studying at Ghent University can turn to the Student Councelling Office for information, advice and guidance.
An information desk, information brochures about all study programmes, an information library and a team of student advisors are available for all (prospective) students.

International Relations Office Student Support

The IRO Student Support assists international students in finding their way at Ghent University before and upon arrival. The IRO Student Advisers provide information and meet the specific needs of international students.

Monitoring service

In your faculty you can turn to the so called Monitoring Service. Student counsellors and learning path counsellors are available for individual advice and guidance concerning specific study choices or matters particularly related to the chosen study or to talk over possible re-orientation.

Student counselling

The Student Counselling Office helps you in finding the appropriate study attitude and in improving of your study skills.
Counselling if you are dealing with personal or psychological problems affecting your studies is also provided.

Medical service

A specific medical service for students is available, run by general practitioners well-acquainted with the medical needs of students.

Looking for Postgraduate or PhD

After graduation most students find their way to the labour market.
Others prefer to continue their studies in Belgium or choose for research within the framework of a PhD.

Career guidance

If you are a final-year or graduated student, in transition from study to work, you are offered a helping hand with professional advice in finding your way on the labour market in Belgium as well as in other European member states.