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Ghent University

Sint-Pietersnieuwstraat 25, Ghent, BE, Ghent Belgium
    • QS World University Rankings
      135
    • StatusPublic
    • Research OutputVery High
    • Student/Faculty Ratio7
    • International Students4,184
    • SizeXL
    • Total Faculty5,331

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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.

    About

    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.

    University highlights

    Ghent University is one of the top Public universities in Ghent, Belgium. It is ranked #135 in QS Global World Rankings 2021.

    QS World University Rankings

    • 2012
      #148
    • 2013
      #122
    • 2014
      #=129
    • 2015
      #=124
    • 2016
      #=131
    • 2018
      #=125
    • 2019
      #138
    • 2020
      #130
    • 2021
      #135

    Ranking criteria

    52.5
    Overall
    53.7
    Academic Reputation
    23.5
    Employer Reputation
    83
    Faculty Student Ratio
    37.1
    Citations per Faculty
    68.4
    International Faculty Ratio
    19.1
    International Students Ratio

    Student & Staff

    Total students
    36,926

    46%
    54%

    International students
    4,184

    83%
    17%

    Total faculty staff
    5,331

    1361
    3970

    Total students
    36,926

    46%
    54%

    International students
    4,184

    83%
    17%

    Total faculty staff
    5,331

    3970
    1361

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