Hogeschool Gent

country rank  14
world rank  3179

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University Overview

Established in 1995, Hogeschool Gent (University College Ghent) 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. This institution has also branch campuses in the following location(s): Aalst. Officially accredited and/or recognized by the Vlaams Ministerie van Onderwijs en Vorming, België (Flemish Ministry of Education and Training, Belgium), Hogeschool Gent (HoGent) is a large (uniRank enrollment range: 15,000-19,999 students) coeducational higher education institution. Hogeschool Gent (HoGent) offers courses and programs leading to officially recognized higher education degrees such as bachelor degrees, master degrees in several areas of study. See the uniRank degree levels and areas of study matrix below for further details. This 25 years old higher-education institution has a selective admission policy based on entrance examinations and students' past academic record and grades. International applicants are eligible to apply for enrollment.

University Identity

Name 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

University Location

Address Geraard de Duivelstraat 5
Ghent (population range: 50,000-249,999)
9000 East Flanders
T +32 (9) 243 3333
F +32 (9) 266 0801
Other locations Aalst

Study Areas and Degree Levels

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Yearly Tuition Range

uniRank Tuition Range Matrix
Undergraduate Postgraduate
0-1,000 US$
(0-750 Euro)
0-1,000 US$
(0-750 Euro)
0-1,000 US$
(0-750 Euro)
0-1,000 US$
(0-750 Euro)

University Admissions

Gender Men and Women (coed)
International Students Yes, international applicants are welcome to apply for admission
Selection Type Yes, based on entrance examinations and students' past academic record and grades
Admission Rate Not reported
Admission Office Kortrijksesteenweg 14
Gent 9000
+32 (9) 243 3459

Size and Profile

Student Enrollment 15,000-19,999
Academic Staff 900-999
Control Type Public
Entity Type Non-Profit
Academic Calendar Semesters
Campus Setting Urban
Religious Affiliation None

Facilities and Services

Library Yes Go to Hogeschool Gent's Library
Housing Not reported
Sport Facilities Yes
Financial Aids Yes
Study Abroad Yes
Distance Learning Not reported


Institutional Accreditation

Vlaams Ministerie van Onderwijs en Vorming, België

Other Specialized or Programmatic Accreditations

  • Nederlands-Vlaamse Accreditatieorganisatie NVAO

Memberships and Affiliations

  • 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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Site last updated: Monday, 18 May 2020