Universiteit Gent

Universiteit Gent Ranking

country rank: 2
world rank: 221

University Overview

Universiteit Gent (Ghent University) was founded in 1817 and is a non-profit public higher-education institution situated in the urban environment of Ghent (population range of 50,000-249,999 people), East Flanders. In addition, this university maintains a branch campus in Kortrijk. Universiteit Gent (UGent) is a big (Topuniversitieslist enrolment range: 30,000-34,999 students) coeducational Belgian higher education institution that is officially recognized by the Vlaams Ministerie van Onderwijs en Vorming, Belgi (Flemish Ministry of Education and Training of Belgium). In a variety of fields of study, Universiteit Gent (UGent) provides courses and programs leading to legally recognized higher education degrees like as bachelor’s, master’s, and doctoral degrees. For further information, see the degree levels and fields of study matrix below from Topuniversitieslist. The entrance policy at this 203-year-old Belgian higher-education institution is selective. This institution of higher learning has an open admissions policy. Students from all around the world are invited to apply for admission. UGent also offers a library, lodging, sports facilities, financial assistance and/or scholarships, study abroad and exchange programs, as well as administrative services to students.

Universiteit Gent Ranking

University Identity

Name Universiteit Gent
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

Yearly Tuition Range

Undergraduate Postgraduate
0-1,000 US$ (0-750 Euro) Not reported
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, open admission policy
Admission Rate Not available
Admission Office Sint-Pietersnieuwstraat 33 Gent 9000

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
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


Memberships and Affiliations

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

Social Media


Universiteit Gent's Facebook page for social networking


Universiteit Gent's Twitter webpage for micro-blogging and news updates


Universiteit Gent's LinkedIn profile for business and academic networking


Universiteit Gent's YouTube or Vimeo channel for videos


Universiteit Gent's Instagram or Flickr account for photos

Wikipedia Article

Related Universities