Vision and Policy 

International Cooperation

Institutional networks and associations

Ghent University is an active member of several key university associations that contribute to the development of European higher education policy.

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  • ENLIGHT is a European University, a transnational alliance composed of 9 European partners, coordinated by UGent. ENLIGHT will help shape the education of the future and will develop a long-term structural and strategic cooperation.

Regional Platforms

The Regional Platforms offer support, facilities and advice about cooperation with partners in five focus regions.

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International Thematic Networks

The International Thematic Networks are cooperative networks consisting of Ghent University staff members and international partners concerning a specific topic of excellence in education and research.

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Strategic Institutional Partnerships

The Strategic Institutional Partnerships focus on university-wide cooperation with one or more preferential partners around the globe.

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Global University Campus

The Ghent University Global Campus is the first European university at the Songdo Global University Campus (SGUC) in South Korea. It offers three bachelor's programs: Molecular BiotechnologyEnvironmental Technology and Food Technology. 

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Alumni Abroad

Ghent University is engaged to keep and strengthen the ties with its international alumni. Our alumni ambassadors are teamed-up in chapters around the globe.

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