Universiteit Gent

country rank  2
world rank  195

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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.

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 (population range: 50,000-249,999)
9000 East Flanders
Belgium
T +32 (9) 264 3011
F +32 (9) 264 3589

Study Areas and Degree Levels


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Yearly Tuition Range

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

University Admissions

Gender Men and Women (coed)
International Students Yes, international applicants are welcome to apply for admission
Selection Type None
Admission Rate Not available
Admission Office Sint-Pietersnieuwstraat 33
Gent 9000
+32

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

Accreditations

Institutional Accreditation

Vlaams Ministerie van Onderwijs en Vorming, België


Other Specialized or Programmatic Accreditations

  • Nederlands-Vlaamse Accreditatieorganisatie (NVAO)

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

iTunes U

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Site last updated: Monday, 5 August 2019