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.


Estimated living costs per month

Cost of living in Belgium is about the same as in the Netherlands. Rents in Belgium are slightly lower. See for more information.



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.

  • Open office hours: Tuesday and Thursday from 11:00-12:00 via Student’s Affairs Desk, Minnaert room 1.20
  • Location: Minnaert building, room 1.17, Leuvenlaan 4, 3584 CE Utrecht
  • For an individual appointment and/or questions send an email to
  • In case of an urgent matter, phone: 030-2537315

More information

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