Ghent

Ghent - 7th in the 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 - [email protected] - www.vjh.be

Looking for more information on staying in Belgium? Check out our page on studying in Belgium.

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Sara Teuwen
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Prof Deva Rangarajan 

Prof Deva Rangarajan, key faculty member for this programme

Our Masters students' Blog

Inside the Ghent campus
Date: 21 November 2017

The first thing you notice when you visit the Ghent campus is that the building -which is quite old- has been put in a modern jacket. That being said, some of the original structures are still present today. If you have a slight interest in architecture and/or history this is something that will catch your eye. You […]

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