Ghent University

  

University

Country Belgium
City Ghent
Founded 1817
Number of Students 42.642 (As of 2014)
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Ghent University

International Office of Ghent University

International Office of the Faculty of Engineering and Architecture

Welcome Guide for International Students

 

Exchange

Type of Partnership ERASMUS+ (B GENT01)
Who can apply?

Bachelor students (when at the time of the stay abroad the bachelor program will be completed)
Master Students

Students of a Bachelor's program: Please note that you should have a maximum of 20 ECTS open per upcoming semester at RWTH until the stay abroad, as a stay is only possible in the Master's program.

Type of Stay Studies
Length of Stay 1 to 2 Semester
Time of Stay Winter and/or Summer Semester
Number of Exchange Placements 4

 

Study Details

Approximate Semester Dates

1. Semester: End of September to Mid-February
2. Semester: Mid-February to July

Academic Calendar Information about the academic calendar
Cooperating Faculty /
Department
Civil Engineering
Study Possibilities

Faculties and Institutes

Faculty of Engineering and Architecture

It is possible that not all of the faculty's courses are open to exchange students. The partner university and exchange reports may provide further information.

Please note that, in general, the majority of courses taken must be chosen from the cooperating faculty.

Course Offerings

Course Catalogue

English courses offered by the Faculty of Engineering and Architecture

Please inform yourself about the courses offered directly at the partner university. If you have any questions about the corresponding courses or the course offerings in general, please feel free to contact the partner university directly.

Language Courses Information about language courses

 

Application

Language Requirements

English B2

Dutch B2

The language requirements depend on the language that the chosen courses are held in. Student who only choose courses taught in English do not need to prove Dutch Language proficiency.

Proof of language skills at the RWTH Aachen University Language Center.

Application Deadline at the International Exchange Office of the Faculty of Civil Engineering 31. January for 1 to 2 Semester as of the Winter Semester of the Same Year
Approximate Application Deadline at the Partner University

15. May for the Winter Semester of the Same Year

15. November for the Summer Semester of the Following Year

(Applying to the partner university takes place only after successful application at RWTH University.)

Application Process at the Partner University

Information abut the Application and Application Documents

(Applying to the partner university takes place only after successful application at RWTH University.)

Contact (International administrator Faculty of Engineering and Architecture)

 

Financing

Tuition Fees Fees Waived
Scholarships

Erasmus+ Scholarship

Schüßler Award

Pirlet Award

Scholarship Database

 

Practical Information

Accommodations Accommodation for Exchange Students
Health Insurance Health insurance for abroad and private liability insurance are required for the entire duration of the stay.
Experience Reports MoveOn
Additional Information

Federal Foreign Office

General Country Information from the DAAD