Ghent University
Ghent University

Continente: Europe

Country: Belgium

Address: Ghent University, Campus Ufo, Rectorate, Sint-Pietersnieuwstraat 25, B-9000 Ghent, Belgium

Web Site: www.ugent.be



About Ghent University:

Ghent University is a public research universitylocated in Ghent, Belgium. It was established in 1817 by King William I of the Netherlands. After the Belgian revolution of 1830, the newly formed Belgian state began to administer the university. In 1930, it became the first Dutch-speaking university in Belgium, whereas French had previously been the standard academic language. In 1991, the university was granted major autonomy and changed its name accordingly from State University of Ghent to its current designation. Ghent University consists of eleven Faculties with over 130 individual departments. In addition, the university maintains the Zwijnaarde science park and Greenbridge science park. Ghent University is one of the biggest Flemish universities. The University also supports the University Library and the University Hospital, which is one of the largest hospitals in Belgium.



World University Rankings

2007 2008 2009 2010 2011 2012 2013 2014 2015 2016 2017 2018
World University Rankings 130 124 114 98 89 81 78 76 75 72 65 65

ByField

Field 2007 2008 2009 2010 2011 2012 2013 2014 2015 2016 2017 2018
Agriculture - 19 15 10 12 14 8 6 5 6 7 8
Engineering - 129 88 91 96 101 99 103 106 124 99 98
Life Sciences - 115 102 65 69 70 66 73 72 61 72 72
Clinical Medicine - 144 139 115 106 112 116 109 107 104 97 94
Natural Sciences - 183 190 167 142 107 125 118 102 119 93 104
Social Sciences - 156 173 144 137 94 73 75 70 70 58 59

BySubject

Subject 2007 2008 2009 2010 2011 2012 2013 2014 2015 2016 2017 2018
Agricultural Sciences - - - - 19 14 6 5 5 5 6 6
Chemistryical Engineering - - - 99 92 102 84 79 83 93 74 95
Chemistry - - - 142 174 146 144 142 132 121 106 109
Civil Engineering - - - 29 26 34 34 30 29 34 28 41
Computer Science - - - 53 42 59 45 44 61 65 56 74
Electrical Engineering - - - 86 96 68 77 78 71 86 115 106
Environment / Ecology - - - - 56 62 67 58 56 44 40 47
Geosciences - - - 112 92 98 99 118 108 130 123 111
Materials Science - - - 183 195 203 149 157 159 169 164 161
Mathematics - - - 132 63 101 89 116 194 162 129 120
Mechanical Engineering - - - 208 148 257 175 175 140 184 180 120
Pharmacology & Toxicolog - - - - - 78 98 87 69 64 64 61
Physics - - - 229 216 172 165 156 162 161 156 176
Plant & Animal Science - - - - 6 4 4 4 3 3 4 5