UGent - application

Ghent University - application procedure


In order to enrol in the postgraduate, you need to submit an application at the university of your choice. Before applying, please check whether you meet the admission requirements:


All incoming applications are assessed by an interuniversity committee. If your application has been accepted by the university, a selection interview will be organised to see if you are suited for the programme. During the interview, the main focus will be on: knowledge of the postgraduate, personal motivation, personal learning objectives and your interests.

We will also ask you to prepare a short assignment beforehand. 


The application procedure differs on your nationality and educational background:


    You have a Flemish degree (or are in the process of obtaining a Flemish degree)


    • Fill in the online application form. We will contact you afterwards and will invite you for a selection interview.

      Deadline: 31 August 2022

    You are an EEA student (without Flemish degree)


    Your application comprises two steps:


    1. First, you submit an online application at the university. The Admissions Office will do the necessary diploma and language checks.

      Deadline: 1 June 2022

    2. If you've been approved by the university, you will be invited for a selection interview to see if you are suited for the postgraduate programme.

    You are a non-EEA student (without Flemish degree)


    Your application comprises two steps:


    1. First, you submit an online application at the university. The Admissions Office will do the necessary diploma and language checks.

      Deadline: 1 April 2022

    2. If you've been approved by the university, you will be invited for a selection interview to see if you are suited for the postgraduate programme.