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Ghent University is an exchange destination in Ghent, Belgium. This destination is specifically for bachelor and master students Biochemistry, Chemistry, Physics and Mathematics and for master students Biology and Pharmacy of the Faculty of Science.

Student Experiences

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Academic calendar

The academic year starts in September and ends in September next year. The year is divided into two terms (semesters).

Academic calendar


A good knowledge of Dutch and/or English is essential for studying at Ghent University.

Areas of study open to exchange students

This partnership is based on a bilateral agreement between Science UU and Ghent University and the Departements of Biochemistry, Biology, Chemistry, Pharmacy, Physics and Mathematics.

Courses at Master’s level


Language of Instruction

Dutch or English.

Housing assistance

Yes, visit the accommodation webpage for details.

Estimated living costs per month

Cost of living in Belgium is about the same as in the Netherlands. Rents in Belgium are slightly lower. Read more about University Life.


ECTS system, 60 ECTS for a full year, 30 ECTS for a semester.

Number of places available

2 places per year. Selection was not necessary in the past few years.


Any questions?

The International Exchange Officer at the Faculty of Science is Liesbeth Achterberg.

Our open office hours are cancelled until further notice. However, you can e-mail us, via, or call via Microsoft Teams. You will then have to use the personal e-mail address

More information

More information about studying abroad: in Dutch and in English.