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Ghent University

Location Sint-Pietersnieuwstraat 25, Ghent, BE, Ghent Belgium
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Ranking

# =143

QS World University Rankings

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.

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.

Rankings & ratings

QS World University Rankings

  • 2012
    #148
  • 2014
    #122
  • 2015
    #=129
  • 2016
    #=124
  • 2017
    #=131
  • 2018
    #=125
  • 2019
    #138
  • 2020
    #130
  • 2021
    #135
  • 2022
    #141
  • 2023
    #=143

Ranking criteria

51.6
Overall
54
Academic Reputation
30.1
Employer Reputation
83.2
Faculty Student Ratio
26.9
Citations per Faculty
72.5
International Faculty Ratio
21.4
International Students Ratio
99.1
International Research Network
24.8
Employment Outcomes

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