Welcome Days like in September can’t take place yet - Corona is on its way out, but it will still take some time. However, we are very happy to organize at least a LIVE event for all new international students.


February 9 and 10, 2022


Het Pand, Onderbergen 1, Gent

Welcome information Sessions

We are sorry if you missed our Welcome Days at Het Pand.

Curious about what we said to your fellow students?

Welcome Days information session

Welcome bag

Get your hands on our totebag with freebies! We offer our freshly arrived international students our famous totebag.

<aside> 📢 Missed the Welcome Days? Come to our Open Office days at Het Pand on February 17th or 25th.


Student card

If you have a room in UGent housing will receive their student card upon arrival at the Housing Office. Students with a room on the private market can pick up their student card at your faculty.

Omicron, Corona, booster shots, quarantine, PLF, testing,...?

An overview of corona related measures at Ghent University

Frequently Asked Questions on corona, boosters,...

Welcome activities at the different faculties

Overview of the Housing Office’s Q&A sessions

ICT Helpdesk Q&A Sessions

ESN - Erasmus Student Network welcomes international students in Ghent as well. Take out an ESN membership card, enjoy many benefits and join them for their activities. Some actions and activities to kickstart your semester: