Ghent

Ghent: one of Lonely Planet’s top 10 must-see cities

Gent at night

City Sights

Ranked 7th in the Lonely Planet’s top 10 must-see cities in 2011, Ghent combines the intimacy of a small town with the openness of a world city. Aside from that, the city scores high on Charles Landry’s Creative City Index. Ghent also has one of Europe’s most dynamic festival scenes, with festivals like the International Filmfestival, the Light Festival as well as the Gentse Feesten. De ‘Gentse Feesten’ is the biggest and most popular cultural festival in Europe with music, theatre, puppet players, street artists, etc. Want to know what’s going on in Ghent? Take a look at the event calendar on www.uitingent.be (Dutch website). You can find more information on the city of Ghent: www.visitgent.be. This is exactly why Ghent is mentioned as one of the 10 reasons why Belgium is not boring!

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Campus Info


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Reep 1 - 9000 Gent - Belgium

Our campus in Ghent is located in the very heart of city and is situated on the beautifully renovated premises of the ‘Groot Seminarie’,

All our campuses offer fully equipped, U-shaped classrooms to ensure maximum interaction, several break-out rooms and all the latest IT and computer facilities. As a Vlerick student, you also have access to all libraries, restaurants and sports facilities of Ghent University.

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Settling In

Most students studying in Belgium rent a private room for the whole academic year. The best time of the year to start looking for housing is July-August. We advise you to come two weeks prior to the start of classes at the latest, as you will need time to adjust and find your way around in Ghent.

The best way to look for a room or apartment is simply by walking around the vicinity of the campus, looking for (orange) signs saying ‘te huur’ (= for rent). The price for a studio/apartment ranges between 300 and 450 euro/month. You can also try the following links to find a place:

Want to stay in a youth hostel while looking for accommodation? Contact Youth Hostel De Draecke - Sint-Widostraat 11, Gent - 09 233 70 50 - gent@vjh.be - www.vjh.be

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sara.teuwen@vlerick.com
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20 Dec
MBA Info Session Brussels
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26 Jan
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MFM Trip to Amsterdam
Date: 07 December 2016

Greetings fellow students, prospective students, alumni and really all the great people reading this. This is my first (and definitely not last) blog for the year 2016-17 so bear with me. I want to share our experience with you guys. The Master’s in Financial Management program offers many opportunities for students to meet finance professionals […]

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