Interested in an exchange at our faculty?


We offer three main programmes:

  • Political Science and International Relations (Codes 313 - 0312 ISCED) - Academic coordinator Prof. dr. De Ceuninck
  • Sociology (Codes 312  - 0314 ISCED) - Academic coordinator Prof. dr. Roose
  • Communication Studies, Journalism (Codes 321  - 032 ISCED) - Academic coordinator Prof. dr. Evens

Exchange for study

Who can take part in an Exchange at our faculty?

  • You can only enter the exchange programme of our faculty if there is a bilateral cooperation agreement (in the Erasmus+ framework or other) between your home university and our faculty.
  • You have to be nominated by your home university. Please ask your international office for advice and information about your options.
  • You have acquired a B2 level in English.

Which courses can I select?

Read more about our course offer and course selection guidelines

Exchange for research

  • Usually, exchanges only for master thesis or research are not accepted unless there is a formal agreement with both supervisors in the sending and receiving institution. 
  • Do you think you are eligible for an exchange for research? Forward your research title, work plan, dates of stay, responsible supervisors and curriculum vitae to 

Exchange for Internship via Erasmus Trainee

Usually we don’t offer positions for internships in the Faculty of Political and Social Sciences of Ghent University.

But sometimes we consider taking trainees from our partner institutions. Interested? Send the following information to  

  • name and contact details of your home institution and supervisor or contact person at your home institution
  • your CV mentioning your area of expertise
  • motivation
  • short work description
  • requirements from your home university
  • what kind of documents or reports you would need before, during and afterwards
  • transcript of records

Application procedure and deadlines

Read more about the application procedure and deadlines.

Academic calendar

The academic year is divided into two semesters.

More details and information here.

General information for prospective students

Looking for general information about living and studying at Ghent University? Make sure to check the website for prospective students.