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Pre-arrival information

Living in Belgium

Studying at Ghent University

Leaving Ghent University

๐ŸŒ Pre-arrival information


Pre-arrival online Q&A sessions

Study at Ghent University

Cost of living

Insurance

Accommodation

[How to get from the airport (Brussels) to Ghent by train](https://international-support-team-gent-university.notion.site/How-to-get-from-the-airport-Brussels-to-Ghent-by-train-a1958de24ee1455aaf39afe6a614f5ee)

โ†—๏ธ Visa and residence permit for Belgium

โ†—๏ธ Solvency and blocked account

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Contact


โ†—๏ธ International Admission Desk

โ†—๏ธ International Support Team

โ†—๏ธ Development Cooperation Office

โ†—๏ธ Faculty Committees for Internationalisation

โ†—๏ธ **Welcome Team of the Department of Personnel & Organization** (PhD candidates)

โ†—๏ธ City map with Ghent Univeristy campuses, restaurants, halls of residence, ...

๐Ÿ‡ง๐Ÿ‡ช Living in Belgium


๐Ÿš€ Start here

Checklist for new international students

Degree/Exchange/PhD?

Registration/enrolment at Ghent University

Registration at the migration office

Leisure

The city

Film, music, dance ...

Sports in Ghent & Bruges

Student associations

โ†—๏ธ Gent EYC2024

โ†—๏ธ Invest in Gent

โ†—๏ธ Climate actions

โ†—๏ธ International students in Ghent

โ†—๏ธ Visit Gent

Practical

Banking

Transport

Waste management

Laundry

Second-hand in Ghent

Some words & phrases in Dutch

Taxes

Legal advice

โ›‘๏ธ First Aid

Security Department and Emergency Centre

Health Matters

Talk sessions for international students

Important telephone numbers:

Events 2023 - 2024

Farewell - June 27th, 2024

Events 2024 - 2025

Welcome Day: September 19, 2024

Night at the Museum - April 18, 2024

INTERchange - March 28, 2024

โ€œThis is Europeโ€ by Hendrik Vos and Frans Grapperhaus - March 18, 2024

Welcome Days - February 8 & 9, 2024

Surprise event: October 2nd, 2023

Welcome Days: September 20 & 21 2023

Be up-to-date with โ†—๏ธ all that happens in and around the university.

Studying at Ghent University


Academic Support

โ†—๏ธ The academic year 2023-2024

โ†—๏ธ Class & exam timetables

โ†—๏ธ Grade conversion & ECTS

Rules & Regulations

Fraud or Irregularities

Student Counselling Service

Trustpunt

Student psychologists

Social Services

Language courses

โ†—๏ธ Doctoral schools

Special Status: Top League Athlete

โ†—๏ธ Faculty and institutional ombuds offices

๐Ÿข Facilities

Ghent University Information & Communication Technology

Library

Resto's aka Ghent University Student Restaurants

๐Ÿ“š Study locations. Studying together with other students: โ†—๏ธ UGent locations and โ†—๏ธ City of Ghent locations