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 inquiries.

Botanical garden

  • Situated near the Citadelpark of Ghent, the garden of 2,75 ha houses 10 000 plant species.
  • Free entrance on office days from 9:00 till 16:30, on other days from 9:00 till 12:00. Read more

Zoology Museum

  • The museum assembles a scientific collection of preserved animals. Visit by 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 history of science and, in particular, of history of the scientific instrument.
  • Permanent collection and temporary exhibit on office days from 10:00 till 12:00 and from 14:00 till 17:00. Read more (Dutch website)

Public Observatory Armand Pien of Ghent University

  • In the city centre of Ghent, the old observatory of the University houses a public observatory. Free access on Wednesday evenings from 20:00 till 22:00. Read more

Central technical-scientific workshop

For all your bespoke technical scientific appliances and repairs.

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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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