Ghent is a great city for students. It's also the biggest student town in Flanders with more than 80.000 students enrolled at the university or one of the university colleges.

Ghent is pleasant and lively: cosy corners alternate with busy shopping streets. The university campus is spread all over town, which enlivens the atmosphere. The big and varied cultural scene keeps the hearts and minds of the city young.

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<aside> 🧭 There is more to see and do outside of Ghent - really! Other cities and the countryside in the Province of East Flanders, are good starting points but there is no reason to stop there! Only some suggestions: Antwerp: 30 minutes πŸš† Brussels: 45 minutes πŸš† LiΓ¨ge: 2 hours πŸš† Amsterdam: 2 hours πŸš† Paris: 3 hoursπŸš†

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