Universiteit Gent

country rank 2
world rank 181

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University Overview

Founded in 1817, Universiteit Gent (Ghent University) is a non-profit public higher education institution located in the urban setting of the large town of Ghent (population range of 50,000-249,999 inhabitants), East Flanders. Officially accredited and/or recognized by the Vlaams Ministerie van Onderwijs en Vorming, België (Flemish Ministry of Education and Training, Belgium), Universiteit Gent (UGent) is a very large (uniRank enrollment range: 30,000-34,999 students) coeducational higher education institution. Universiteit Gent (UGent) offers courses and programs leading to officially recognized higher education degrees such as bachelor degrees, master degrees, doctorate degrees in several areas of study. See the uniRank degree levels and areas of study matrix below for further details. This higher education institution does not have a selective admission policy. International students are welcome to apply for enrollment. UGent also provides several academic and non-academic facilities and services to students including a library, housing, sport facilities and/or activities, financial aids and/or scholarships, study abroad and exchange programs, as well as administrative services.

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University Identity

University Name(s)

Ghent University

Acronym
UGent

Founded
1817

Motto
Inter Utrumque In Between Both Extremes

Colours
Blue and yellow

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University Location

Address
Sint-Pietersnieuwstraat 25
Ghent (population range: 50,000-249,999)
9000 East Flanders Belgium

T +32 (9) 264 30 11

F +32 (9) 264 35 89

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Degree Levels & Study Areas

uniRank Degree/Study Matrix
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Yearly Tuition Range

uniRank Tuition Range Matrix
UndergraduatePostgraduate
Local student0-1,000 US$
(0-750 Euro)
Not reported
Int'l student0-1,000 US$
(0-750 Euro)
Not reported


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University Admissions

Gender Admission
Men and Women (coed)

International Students
Yes, international applicants are welcome to apply for admission

Admission Selection
None

Admission Rate
Admission Rate Not available

Admission Office
Sint-Pietersnieuwstraat 33
Gent 9000
+32


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Size and Profile

Student Enrollment
Total Enrolment Range 30,000-34,999

Academic Staff
Total Faculty Range over-5,000

Control Type
Control Type Public

Entity Type
Entity Type Non-Profit

Academic Calendar
Academic Calendar Semesters

Campus Setting
Campus Setting Urban

Religious Affiliation
None

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Facilities and Services

Library
University Library Yes Go to Universiteit Gent's Library

Housing
University Housing and Accommodation Yes

Sport Facilities
University Sport Facilities Yes

Financial Aids
University Financial Aids Yes

Study Abroad
Study Abroad and International Exchange Programs Yes

Distance Learning
Not reported

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Accreditation

Institutional Accreditation or Recognition
Vlaams Ministerie van Onderwijs en Vorming, België


Other Specialized or Programmatic Accreditations

  • Nederlands-Vlaamse Accreditatieorganisatie (NVAO)

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Affiliations

  • European University Association (EUA)
  • Conference of European Schools for Advanced Engineering Education and Research (CESAER)

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