Science outreach centers

The science outreach centers that are somehow connected to the Faculty of Sciences are listed below. Visits can be paid on individual basis or after appointment in group, but the explanation will be in Dutch. On some occasions English guidance may be possible. Please take contact in advance for inquieries.

Botanical garden

Situated near the Citadelparkof Ghent, the garden of 2,75 ha houses 10 000 plant species.

Free entrance on office days from 9u till 16u30, on other days from 9u till 12u. Read more

Zoology Museum

The museum assembles a scientific collection of preserved animals. Visit on appointment. Read more-

Museum for the History of Sciences

The Museum for the History of Sciences is a site of scientific research in the field of the history of science and, in particular, of the history of the scientific instrument.

Permanent collection and temporary exhibit on office days from 10u till 12u and from 14u till 17u. Read more (Dutch website)

Public Observatory Armand Pien of Ghent University

In the centre of the city of Ghent, the old observatory of the University houses a public observatory. Free accessible on Wednesday evening from 20h till 22h. Read more

Facultary technical workshop 

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Institute of continuing education

ICES (Institute for Continuing Education in Science) is a logistic service of the Faculty of Sciences. On demand of the faculty and/or external partners we organize courses, conferences and other training activities on topical research areas within the field of exact sciences. Our teachers are active in the industry and/or teach at institutes for higher education.

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