Why study at our faculty?

The faculty of Economics and Business Administration is a vibrant learning community of around 500 scholars and more than 6,400 students, located in the historical city of Ghent. We offer research-based education from inspiring teachers who are actively engaged in the wider community. High quality in our classes and in our scientific work is what we aim for. We prepare our students for the society and the economy of tomorrow.

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Challenging and interactive courses

Our courses consist of a wide variety of hands-on and real-time teaching methods: case studies, group assignments, papers, guest lectures, business games, … Several speakers of international companies are invited to share their experience with our students, in addition to the academic theories and frameworks. The courses are very demanding and challenging, yet very professional.

A top 100 university

Ghent University enjoys a high reputation worldwide. We are ranked number 61 in the Academic Ranking of Worldwide Universities (Shanghai Ranking). Belgium is known for its very high level of education. It’s one of the best in the world and will certainly contribute to your educational experience.

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Very accessible and higly qualified staff

Our professors are very accessible and helpful. They are eager to share their knowledge and to interact and discuss questions with their students. Our staff excels in teaching and research. They incorporate their research expertise into their classes. Do you have a problem? Our student administration is happy to help you out!

Career opportunities

Big international companies will reach out to you through the student association’s job fair, guest lectures, company presentations, etc. During your study programme you can fulfil an internship at a major company. Our traineeship supervisor team will help you setting up a solid working contract.

An international culture

Our Belgian students are very open minded and will make you feel welcome. Living in Belgium as an international student is easy because almost everyone speaks English. So you will be easily integrated with Belgian and other international students.

The city of Ghent

Ghent is a beautiful, historical city. It has an open and progressive culture. Enjoy several cultural and sportive activities during the year. You can travel around town by bike. Ghent is also located in the heart of Europe, so it’s very easy to travel to other cities and countries (eg. Paris, London, Amsterdam, Rome, …).

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