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Ghent University

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  • SIZE> 12,000 students

  • AGEMature

  • STATUS Private

  • RESEARCH High

  • FOCUS Comprehensive

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Ghent University is a public research university and one of the most prestigious universities in Belgium, currently ranked within the top 150 of the QS World University Rankings. Founded in 1817 with Latin as the language of instruction, Ghent University is today one of the largest universities in Flanders, with a student body of 41,000, including more than 4,150 international students. The language of instruction at Ghent University is primarily Dutch, but the university does offer some postgraduate courses taught in English.

Ghent University considers itself a pluralist university, meaning it’s not connected to any particular religion/ideology and is open to all students regardless of their background. It also has an international perspective, welcoming many international students and employees and taking part in the Erasmus exchange program.

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2016
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2017
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2018
  • 58.4
    Overall Score
  • 62.4
    Academic Reputation
  • 55.3
    Citations per Faculty
  • 47.3
    Employer Reputation
  • 69.4
    Faculty Student
  • 49.7
    International Faculty
  • 22.9
    International Students
27
2015
20
2016
20
2017
  • 83.9
    Overall Score
  • 76
    Academic Reputation
  • 91.1
    Citations per Paper
  • 70.8
    Employer Reputation
  • 89
    H-index Citations
151-160
2018
Graduate Employability Ranking
  • 43.5-45.1
    Overall Score
  • 43.2
    Alumni Outcomes
  • 31.6
    Employer Reputation
  • 80.6
    Partnerships with Employers
The numbers, stats, stars and rankings data are provided by QS Intelligence Unit.

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Number of academic faculty staff

In total
2,520
International
482

Number of students

35,968
Postgraduate 45%
Undergraduate 55%

Number of international students

3,766
Postgraduate 80%
Undergraduate 20%
The numbers, stats, stars and rankings data are provided by QS Intelligence Unit.
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The numbers, stats, stars and rankings data are provided by QS Intelligence Unit.

English Language Proficiency Requirements

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