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

Student Experiences

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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 Pharmaceutical Sciences.

Courses at Master’s level


Language of Instruction

The majority of courses is taught in Dutch.

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.

Contact information

Any questions?

The International Exchange Officer at the Faculty of Science is Tessa Schutte.

Our open office hours are cancelled until further notice. However, you can e-mail us via for questions or to make an appointment for a call via Microsoft Teams. 

The list of exchange destinations has been composed with great care, however the UU International Offices cannot be held responsible for any mistakes. Please note that the number of places available at our partner universities is being negotiated, therefore the numbers for 2022-2023 may be subject to change.

More information

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