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Universiteit Gent

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Overview

Founded in 1817, the Universiteit Gent (Ghent University) is a non-profit public higher education institution located in the urban setting of the small city of Ghent (population range of 50,000-249,999 inhabitants), East Flanders. This institution also has a branch campus in Kortrijk. Officially recognized by the Vlaams Ministerie van Onderwijs en Vorming, België (Flemish Ministry of Education and Training of Belgium), Universiteit Gent (UGent) is a very large-sized (uniRank enrollment range: 35,000-39,999 students) coeducational Belgian higher education institution. Universiteit Gent (UGent) offers courses and programs leading to officially recognized higher education degrees such as bachelor's degrees, master's degrees and doctorate degrees in several areas of study. See the uniRank degree levels and areas of study table below for further details. The acceptance rate range is 100% making this Belgian higher education organization a non-selective institution. 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, sports facilities, financial aids and/or scholarships, study abroad and exchange programs, as well as administrative services.

University Snapshot

Control

Universiteit Gent's Control Typepublic

Entity

Universiteit Gent's Entity Typenon-profit

Size

Universiteit Gent' Size by Total Enrollmentvery large-sized

Selectivity

Universiteit Gent's Selectivity by Acceptance Ratenon-selective

University Identity

Name
Name (English) 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
9000 East Flanders
Belgium
Universiteit Gent's location map and satellite view Location Map and Satellite View
Universiteit Gent Phone Number +32 (9) 264 3011
Universiteit Gent Fax Number +32 (9) 264 3589
Other locations Kortrijk

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Fields of Study / Degree Levels

Introduction

What is the difference between comprehensive/generalist and specialized universities in terms of the range of fields of study they offer, degree levels available and academic and carreer paths pros and cons? Read our guide article about generalist and specialized universities to learn more.


Fields of Study and Degree Levels Matrix

The following Universiteit Gent's Fields of Study/Degree Levels Matrix is divided into 6 main fields of study and 4 levels of degrees, from the lowest undergraduate degree to the highest postgraduate degree. This matrix aims to help quickly identify Universiteit Gent's academic range and degree level offering.




Programs and Courses

Courses and Programs

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Tuition Fees

Introduction

Yearly tuition fees refers to the amount of money that a student is charged by a University for one academic year of full-time study. Read our guide article about tuition fees and financial aid options to learn more.


Yearly Tuition Fees Range Matrix

This Universiteit Gent's Tuition Fees Range Matrix is divided into 2 types of students, local and international students, and 2 degree levels, undergraduate and postgraduate degrees, and aims to help students to have an approximate idea of the yearly tuition range they might expect to pay at Universiteit Gent.

Universiteit Gent: Tuition Fees Range Matrix

Undergraduate Postgraduate
Local
students
0-999 US$
(0-910 Euro)
Not reported
International
students
0-999 US$
(0-910 Euro)
Not reported

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Admissions

Introduction

Applying for admission is the first step towards achieving students' academic and career goals and accessing the many opportunities and resources that a university has to offer. Read our "Introduction to University Admissions" article to learn more.


Admission Information

uniRank publishes below some basic Universiteit Gent's admission information.

Universiteit Gent's Gender Admission Policy Gender Admission

This institution admits Men and Women (coed).


Universiteit Gent's Admission Selection Admission Selection

Has Universiteit Gent a selective admission policy? None, open admission policy.


Acceptance Rate Admission Rate

Universiteit Gent's acceptance rate range is 100% making this institution a non-selective higher education institution.


Universiteit Gent's International Students Admission International Students Admission

International students are welcome to apply for admission at this institution.

Ghent University has more than 4700 international students.

Universiteit Gent's Admission Office Admission Office

Sint-Pietersnieuwstraat 33
Gent 9000



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Size and Profile

Introduction

University size and profile can be important factors to consider when choosing a university. Here are some potential reasons why University size and profile can affect students when choosing a university.


Size and Profile

uniRank publishes below some major size and profile indicators for Universiteit Gent.

Universiteit Gent's Total Student Enrollment Student Enrollment

Universiteit Gent has an enrollment range of 35,000-39,999 students making it a very large-sized institution.


Universiteit Gent's Total Faculty/Academic staff Academic Staff

This institution has a range of 1,000-1,499 academic employees (Faculty).


Universiteit Gent's Control Type Control Type

Universiteit Gent is a public higher education institution.


Universiteit Gent's Entity Type Entity Type

Universiteit Gent is a non-profit higher education institution.


Universiteit Gent's Campus Setting Campus Setting

This institution's main campus is located in a Urban setting.


Universiteit Gent's Academic Calendar Academic Calendar

This institution adopts a Semesters type of academic calendar.


Religious Affiliation

Universiteit Gent does not have any religious affiliation.


Facilities and Services

Introduction

What are the most common University facilities and services? Read our two guide articles about University Facilities and University Services to learn more.


University Facilities

uniRank provides below an overview of Universiteit Gent's main facilities:


Universiteit Gent's Library University Library

This institution has a physical Library. Visit Universiteit Gent's Library


Universiteit Gent's Housing University Housing

This institution provides housing services such as on-campus residences or dormitories.


Universiteit Gent's Sport Facilities/Activities Sport Facilities/Activities

This institution features sporting facilities and organizes sports activities for its students.


Universiteit Gent's Institutional Hospital Institutional Hospital

This institution has an institutional hospital that is owned and operated by the university. Institutional hospitals are typically affiliated with medical schools and provide a range of medical services to patients, while also serving as a teaching hospital for medical students and residents.


University Services

uniRank provides below an overview of Universiteit Gent's main services:


Universiteit Gent's Financial Aid Financial Aid

This institution offers one or more of the following financial aid for eligible students: scholarships, grants, loans, tuition waivers, emergency financial aid etc.

Universiteit Gent's Study Abroad Study Abroad

This institution offers study abroad and exchange program opportunities for its students.

Universiteit Gent's Distance Learning Distance Learning

Not reported


Universiteit Gent's Academic Counseling Academic Counseling

Not reported

Universiteit Gent's Career Services Career Services

Not reported


Recognition and Accreditation

Introduction

There are different types of legal recognition and quality assessment of higher education institutions around the world, depending on the country and its legal and higher education system... read our article about university accreditation and recognition to learn more.


Universiteit Gent's Recognition or Accreditation Institutional Recognition or Accreditation

Universiteit Gent is legally recognized and/or institutionally accredited by: Vlaams Ministerie van Onderwijs en Vorming, België

Year of first Recognition or Accreditation

1817


Specialized or Programmatic Accreditations

uniRank publishes the following list of the most important Universiteit Gent's programmatic accreditations; feel free to submit any relevant missing specialized accreditations.

  • Nederlands-Vlaamse Accreditatieorganisatie (NVAO)


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Memberships and Affiliations

Introduction

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Affiliations and Memberships

uniRank publishes the following list of the most important Universiteit Gent's affiliations and memberships; feel free to submit any relevant missing higher education-related organizations this university is affiliated with.

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

Academic Structure

Introduction

Academic divisions can provide valuable insights into the range of fields of study and disciplines a University focuses on and the institution's level of specialization. Comprehensive or Generalist Universities typically offer a wide range of academic programs and have many academic divisions and subdivisions across different disciplines, while Specialized Universities tend to focus on a narrower range of programs within a specific field or industry and have fewer academic divisions and a simplified organizational structure. Read our guide article "Understanding Academic Divisions in Universities - Colleges, Faculties, Schools" to learn more about academic divisions and typical university organizational structures.


Academic Structure

uniRank shows a structural diagram of the first-level academic divisions of the Universiteit Gent 's organizational structure; feel free to submit any relevant missing division.


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Social Media

Introduction

Social media can be a powerful tool for Universities to communicate with current students, alumni, faculty, staff and the wider community. But how can social media be important for prospective students? Read our article about the importance of Social Media for universities and prospective students to learn more.


Social Media

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Facebook Facebook

Universiteit Gent's Facebook page Universiteit Gent's official Facebook page

Twitter X (Twitter)

Universiteit Gent's X (formerly Twitter) page Universiteit Gent's official Twitter page

YouTube YouTube

Universiteit Gent's YouTube channel Universiteit Gent's official YouTube channel

Instagram Instagram

Universiteit Gent's Instagram page Universiteit Gent's official Instagram channel

LinkedIn LinkedIn

Universiteit Gent's main LinkedIn profile

TikTok TikTok

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