Looking for Postgraduate or PhD

Postgraduate studies

Ghent University offers a range of international programmes and advanced master programmes.


Ghent University is an active player in the field of research and welcomes creative input from well-motivated young scientists. Expertise, staffing and guidance are available for scientists who want to work intensively on an original contribution to knowledge in a particular field of research. Early-stage researchers are given specific support and training through the Doctoral Schools.

Information sessions

Each year information sessions (in Dutch) are organized at UGent about studying abroad (how to get started, funding, etc.), PhD-studies and labour market related topics. A specific information session in English for international students interested in PhD-research is organized each year at the end of the first semester. The yearly Graduation Fair Ghent University Association is the coping stone for graduating students.

Information and advice

Students and alumni can turn to the Advisory Centre for Students for further information and advice concerning postgraduate studies, PhD-research and a range of labour market related topics.