Universiteit Gent

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world rank  267

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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 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 (uniRank enrollment range: 30,000-34,999 students) coeducational Belgian 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 203 years old Belgian higher-education institution has a selective admission policy This higher education institution has an open 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, sports facilities, financial aids and/or scholarships, study abroad and exchange programs, as well as administrative services.

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University Identity

Name
Name Ghent University
Acronym UGent
Founded 1817
Motto Inter Utrumque
In Between Both Extremes
Colours Blue and yellow

University Location

Address Sint-Pietersnieuwstraat 25
Ghent
9000 East Flanders
Belgium
Tel +32 (9) 264 3011
Fax +32 (9) 264 3589
Other locations Kortrijk

Study Areas and Degree Levels


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Yearly Tuition Range

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Undergraduate Postgraduate
Local
students
0-1,000 US$
(0-750 Euro)
Not reported
International
students
0-1,000 US$
(0-750 Euro)
Not reported

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University Admissions

Gender Men and Women (coed)
International Students Yes, international applicants are welcome to apply for admission
Selection Type None, open admission policy
Admission Rate Not available
Admission Office Sint-Pietersnieuwstraat 33
Gent 9000


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Size and Profile

Student Enrollment 30,000-34,999
Academic Staff over-5,000
Control Type Public
Entity Type Non-Profit
Academic Calendar Semesters
Campus Setting Urban
Religious Affiliation None

Facilities and Services

Library Yes Go to Universiteit Gent's Library
Housing Yes
Sport Facilities Yes
Financial Aids Yes
Study Abroad Yes
Distance Learning Not reported
Academic Counseling Not reported
Career Services Not reported
Institutional Hospital Yes

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Accreditations

Institutional Accreditation

Vlaams Ministerie van Onderwijs en Vorming, België


Other Specialized or Programmatic Accreditations

  • Nederlands-Vlaamse Accreditatieorganisatie (NVAO)


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Memberships and Affiliations

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

Academic Structure


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Online Courses

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Site last updated: Sunday, 19 September 2021