Universiteit Gent

Universiteit Gent is an exchange destination in Ghent, Belgium. This destination is specifically for bachelor and master students Pharmacy and Mathematics. 

Field of study

Bachelor and Master Pharmacy and Mathematics. 

Available places

2 semester places per year per studyfield. 

Selection was not necessary in the past few years.

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General information 
General information for exchange students 
Course information

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Academic calendar

Academic calendar

The academic year is divided into 2 semesters. This means that a part of the courses of a study programme is completed by the end of December, followed by examinations. The 1st examination perid is spread over two months: January and June. 


We advise to have a good knowledge of Dutch language. 

As not all incoming students have a sufficient knowledge of Dutch, Ghent University requires a good knowledge of English (CEF B2-level or higher) in order to communicate and function in an academic context. Therefore all incoming exchange students are required to submit a language certificate which shows that they have acquired a B2-level in English.

More information here

Areas of study open to exchange students

The Departments of Pharmaceutical Sciences:

The Department of Mathematics: 

Courses at Master’s level


Language of Instruction

Dutch and English

Housing assistance

Yes, visit the accommodation webpage for details.

Check out the location of the major campuses of Ghent University on this map of Ghent.

Estimated living costs per month

Cost of living in Belgium is slightly lower than in The Netherlands. For example:

  • A single person estimated monthly costs are 820.61€ without rent.
  • Cost of living in Belgium is, on average, 6.45% lower than in Netherlands.
  • Rent in Belgium is, on average, 35.42% lower than in Netherlands.

Read more about the cost of living here: University Life.



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

It is expected that you follow at least 22,5 ECTS per semester when going on exchange. 

University life in Ghent

The university residences have a great deal to offer. 

Contact information

The International Officer of the Faculty of Science is Noor Weelink. 

E-mail: science.internationaloffice@uu.nl

Questions? Please make an (online) appointment below.