Universiteit Gent

Universiteit Gent is an exchange destination for Utrecht University students of the faculty of Humanities in Ghent, Belgium. 

Student experiences

Read about student experiences

Webpages

English programmes for exchange students

Information for exchange students

Welcome Guide

Academic calendar

Semester I: mid September – early February

Semester II: early February – early July

Academic calendar

 

Requirements

Language requirement: a minimum language level of B2 (CEFR) in the language of instruction (Dutch/English) is required.

More information about language requirements.

Areas of study open to exchange students

Arts & Humanities. Subjects taught here include:

  • Gender Studies
  • History
  • History of Art
  • Musicology

Students may take 40% of their courses at other faculties within the university. Please note that if you are interested in Gender Studies, you need to contact the International Office for more information. 

Courses at Master’s level

Yes

Language of instruction

Dutch: all BA programmes and majority of MA programmes.

English: 42 MA programmes; large number of exchange programmes (English taught courses) 

Housing assistance

More information

Estimated living costs per month

Courses/books: +/- € 500 per academic year
Study material: +/- € 100 per academic year
Housing (student room / studio): € 300 – € 430 per month
Housing (apartment): Minimum € 500 per month
Transport: Bus Pass (student) € 178 per year
Transport: Bike rental € 35 – € 50 per year

See also this link: Estimated living costs per month

Credits

Normal study load per semester: 30 ECTS

Number of places available

5 places

Additional information

Website

Faculty website

Welcome to Ghent University

Social Media

Instagram

Do you have any questions about this partner university or about studying abroad? Contact the International Office of the Faculty of Humanities (details below).

You can also see stories of students who have been abroad on Instagram!