Universiteit Gent

Ghent University is a partner in Ghent, Belgium for students of BA and MA veterinary medicine. Please note that following clinical rotations will only be possible during a MA exchange after the completion of the differentiated part of the masterprogramme.

Areas of study open to exchange students

Electives, clinical rotations and research.

Number of places available

2 (this number indicates the places available for study/electives and clinical rotations.)

Student experiences

For student experiences - ervaringsverhalen please go to the Blackboard Community of the International Office of Veterinary Medicine (only accessible for veterinary medicine students).


General information for exchange students

Exchange programmes

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Academic calendar

Semester I: mid September - early February
Semester II: early February - early July

Clinical rotations can have different starting dates and a duration other than 30 ECTS.


Not applicable

Course catalogue



Courses at Master’s level


Language of instruction (Courses taught in English)

The Bachelor and master program are being taught in Dutch.


The University of Ghent has a Housing Office that rents out rooms, studios and flats to international students. Their staff and visitors and can inform and advise you about the private rented sector.
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Estimated living costs per month

Housing (student room / studio): +/- € 450 per month
Housing (apartment): Minimum € 500 per month
Transport: Bus Pass (student) € 178 per year
Transport: Bike rental € 35 – € 50 per year
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Per full-time week 1,5 ECTS


Not necessary if you have a European nationality.

International Office Diergeneeskunde

Ideeën en vragen?

Je kunt bij het International Office (IO) Diergeneeskunde terecht met al je vragen over het volgen van onderwijs in het buitenland.

Het International Office bestaat uit: 
Inge Hordijk (coördinator) en Fabiënne van der Sijs.


Heb je een afspraak op locatie? Je kunt op de 1e verdieping in het studielandschap wachten bij het bankje bij de giraf.