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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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In student numbers as well as in research impact, Ghent University is one of the fastest growing institutions of Higher Education in Europe. The university?s various campuses in and around the city firmly embed university life within the vibrant city culture. The city of Ghent is unique in Belgium in its balanced combination of a picturesque historical city centre, vibrant business developments and a dynamic university. Needless to say, various research departments in the university cooperate with social and industrial organizations in the region. Its motto ?Sapere aude? or ?dare to think? is the driving force behind the university?s aspirations in education as well as research. In 2007, Ghent University attracted over 29,500 students, with a foreign population of nearly 2700 EU and non-EU citizens. Through its 11 faculties and 5 Doctoral Schools, Ghent University offers a broad range of study programmes in all academic and scientific branches. A number of English-language master programmes, as well as a wide range of Ph.D. programmes, have been designed especially to attract internationally mobile students and researchers. For example, the University has recently been praised as one of the ?success stories? of the Erasmus Exchange programme, and is now engaged in three new...
=129
2014
=124
2015
=131
2016
  • 57.60
    Overall Score
  • 61.9
    Academic Reputation
  • 43.1
    Employer Reputation
  • 88.7
    Faculty Student
  • 33.7
    Citations per Faculty
  • 57.5
    International Faculty
  • 23
    International Students
27
2015
20
2016
  • 86.10
    Overall Score
  • 78.3
    Academic Reputation
  • 66.9
    Employer Reputation
  • 92.1
    Citations per Paper
  • 94.2
    H-index Citations
103
2014
=90
2015
  • 74.30
    Overall Score
  • 78.3
    Academic Reputation
  • 63.2
    Employer Reputation
  • 78.2
    Citations per Paper
  • 68.6
    H-index Citations
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Number of academic faculty staff

In total
5,496
International
1,141

Number of students

35,204
Postgraduate 45%
Undergraduate 55%

Number of international students

3,444
Postgraduate 78%
Undergraduate 22%
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