Ghent University is a top 100 university and one of the major universities in Belgium. Our 11 faculties offer more than 200 courses and conduct in-depth research within a wide range of scientific domains. Ghent University Global Campus is also the first European university in Songdo, South Korea.
Hotspot for academic talent
Offering development opportunities, exciting research and a vibrant location, Ghent University is the place to grow.
Consider Ghent University!
As an academic or a researcher, are you considering Ghent University for your next career move? Great news: the university and the city of Ghent offers an enriching environment for your work and your family.
Research is the engine of Ghent University. The discoveries, innovations and achievements of our researchers are changing the world, influencing high-impact domains and driving global knowledge society worldwide. For the last decade, the university has been listed in the Shanghai Ranking’s top 100 world universities.
Since its founding over 200 years ago, Ghent university has established a reputation for excellent science, from fundamental and high-risk science to applied research. The university’s strengths in life sciences, medicine, materials and agricultural science, veterinary medicine, psychology, history – and many more – are complemented by our strong focus on multidisciplinary collaboration.
There are a number of interesting funding opportunities to either start or support a career at Ghent University.