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Hogeschool Gent

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Established in 1995, the Hogeschool Gent (University College Ghent) 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 Aalst. Officially recognized by the Vlaams Ministerie van Onderwijs en Vorming, België (Flemish Ministry of Education and Training of Belgium), Hogeschool Gent (HoGent) is a large-sized (uniRank enrollment range: 15,000-19,999 students) coeducational Belgian higher education institution. Hogeschool Gent (HoGent) offers courses and programs leading to officially recognized higher education degrees such as pre-bachelor's degrees (i.e. certificates, diplomas, associate or foundation), bachelor's degrees and master's degrees in several areas of study. See the uniRank degree levels and areas of study table below for further details. This 29-year-old Belgian higher-education institution has a selective admission policy based on entrance examinations and students' past academic records and grades. International applicants are eligible to apply for enrollment. HoGent also provides several academic and non-academic facilities and services to students including a library, sports facilities, financial aids and/or scholarships, study abroad and exchange programs, as well as administrative services.

University Snapshot


Hogeschool Gent's Control Typepublic


Hogeschool Gent's Entity Typenon-profit


Hogeschool Gent' Size by Total Enrollmentlarge-sized


Hogeschool Gent's Selectivity by Acceptance Ratenot reported

University Identity

Name (English) University College Ghent
Acronym HoGent
Founded 1995 Established through two mergers that involved sixteen institutions of higher education
Motto Committed, Creative, Complete
Colours Dark blue, light blue and black
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University Location

Address Geraard de Duivelstraat 5
9000 East Flanders
Hogeschool Gent's location map and satellite view Location Map and Satellite View
Hogeschool Gent Phone Number +32 (9) 243 3333
Hogeschool Gent Fax Number +32 (9) 266 0801
Other locations Aalst

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Fields of Study / Degree Levels


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Fields of Study and Degree Levels Matrix

The following Hogeschool 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 Hogeschool Gent's academic range and degree level offering.

Programs and Courses

Courses and Programs

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Tuition Fees


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 Hogeschool 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 Hogeschool Gent.

Hogeschool Gent: Tuition Fees Range Matrix

Undergraduate Postgraduate
0-999 US$
(0-910 Euro)
0-999 US$
(0-910 Euro)
0-999 US$
(0-910 Euro)
0-999 US$
(0-910 Euro)

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Admission Information

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

Hogeschool Gent's Gender Admission Policy Gender Admission

This institution admits Men and Women (coed).

Hogeschool Gent's Admission Selection Admission Selection

Has Hogeschool Gent a selective admission policy? Yes, based on entrance examinations and students' past academic records and grades.

Acceptance Rate Admission Rate

Hogeschool Gent's acceptance rate range is not reported.

Hogeschool Gent's International Students Admission International Students Admission

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

Hogeschool Gent's Admission Office Admission Office

Kortrijksesteenweg 14
Gent 9000
(9) 243 3459

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Size and Profile


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Size and Profile

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

Hogeschool Gent's Total Student Enrollment Student Enrollment

Hogeschool Gent has an enrollment range of 15,000-19,999 students making it a large-sized institution.

Hogeschool Gent's Total Faculty/Academic staff Academic Staff

This institution has a range of 800-899 academic employees (Faculty).

Hogeschool Gent's Control Type Control Type

Hogeschool Gent is a public higher education institution.

Hogeschool Gent's Entity Type Entity Type

Hogeschool Gent is a non-profit higher education institution.

Hogeschool Gent's Campus Setting Campus Setting

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

Hogeschool Gent's Academic Calendar Academic Calendar

This institution adopts a Semesters type of academic calendar.

Religious Affiliation

Hogeschool Gent does not have any religious affiliation.

Facilities and Services


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University Facilities

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

Hogeschool Gent's Library University Library

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

Hogeschool Gent's Housing University Housing

Not reported

Hogeschool Gent's Sport Facilities/Activities Sport Facilities/Activities

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

University Services

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

Hogeschool 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.

Hogeschool Gent's Study Abroad Study Abroad

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

Hogeschool Gent's Distance Learning Distance Learning

Not reported

Hogeschool Gent's Academic Counseling Academic Counseling

Not reported

Hogeschool Gent's Career Services Career Services

Not reported

Recognition and Accreditation


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.

Hogeschool Gent's Recognition or Accreditation Institutional Recognition or Accreditation

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

Year of first Recognition or Accreditation


Specialized or Programmatic Accreditations

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

  • Nederlands-Vlaamse Accreditatieorganisatie (NVAO)

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Memberships and Affiliations


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Affiliations and Memberships

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

  • American Association of Cereal Chemists (AACC International)
  • Association of College and University Auditors (ACUA)
  • Association Européenne des Conservatoires, Académies de Musique et Musikhochschulen (AEC)
  • American Speech-Language-Hearing Association (ASHA)
  • Anna Lindh Foundation
  • Association of European Science and Technology Transfer Professionals (ASTP)
  • CDIO
  • Council of Educators in Landscape Architecture (CELA)
  • Conférence Internationale des Instituts Universitaires de Traducteurs et Interprètes
  • Educational Testing Service
  • European Accounting Association
  • European Association for International Education (EAIE)
  • European Higher Education Society
  • European Council of Landscape Architecture Schools (ECLAS)
  • European Consortium for Political Research (ECPR)
  • International Federation of Landscape Architects Europe (IFLA Europe)
  • European forum of Logistics education
  • European Foundation for Quality Management
  • European League of Institutes of the Arts
  • European Language Council (ELC)
  • European Society of Translation Studies
  • European Association of Institutions in Higher Education (EURASHE)
  • Association of Agricultural Education in Europe (EUROPEA)
  • International Real Estate Federation
  • Fédération Internationale des Traducteurs
  • GUIDE SHARE Europe (GSE)
  • International Association for the Development of Advances in Technology (IADAT)
  • International Association of Music Libraries, Archives and Documentation Centres (IAML)
  • International Association of Schools and Institutes of Administration (IASIA)
  • International Association of Universities (IAU)
  • Association for European Life Science Universities (ICA)
  • International Consortium for Educational Development (ICED)
  • International Federation for Information Processing (IFIP)
  • International Federation of Landscape Architects (IFLA)
  • International Federation of Library Associations and Institutions (IFLA)
  • Institute of Internal Auditors-Belgium (IIABel)
  • Institutional Management in Higher Education
  • Information Systems Audit and Control Association
  • International Society for Horticultural Science (ISHS)
  • International Society for Music Education (ISME)
  • International Triticale Association (ITA)
  • Institute of Translation and Interpreting (ITI)
  • International Musicological Society (IMS)
  • Koninklijke Vereniging voor Nederlandse Muziekgeschiedenis
  • Music Library Association (MLA)
  • Association of International Educators (NAFSA)
  • Network on European Communications and Transport Activity Research (NECTAR)
  • European Network for Language and Business Studies
  • Society of Plastic Engineers (SPE)
  • Vlaams-Europees verbindingsagentschap (VLEVA)
  • Vereniging voor Muziektheorie (VvM)

Academic Structure


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Academic Structure

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Social Media


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Social Media

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Facebook Facebook

Hogeschool Gent's Facebook page Hogeschool Gent's official Facebook page

Twitter X (Twitter)

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

YouTube YouTube

Hogeschool Gent's YouTube channel Hogeschool Gent's official YouTube channel

Instagram Instagram

Hogeschool Gent's Instagram page Hogeschool Gent's official Instagram channel

LinkedIn LinkedIn

Hogeschool Gent's main LinkedIn profile

TikTok TikTok


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