Faculty of Bioscience Engineering: 12th position in QS and Taiwan ranking, 14th position in Shangai ranking, 54th position in Times Higher education ranking
The faculty of Bioscience Engineering is one of the 11 faculties of Ghent University (UGent). The faculty is strongly dedicated to international education, welcoming an average of 350 international master students from 100 different nationalities each academic year.
For international students, the faculty of Bioscience Engineering offers no less than 9 English-taught master programmes. Four of them are Erasmus Mundus Joint Master Degree Programmes with scholarships for all nationalitities. Moreovern, two master programmes (MSc. Aquaculture, MSc. Food Technology and International Master of Science in Rural Development) offer VLIRUOS scholarships for students from Indonesia.
The focal research topic of the faculty is the living matter in all its diversity. Our research excellence is the basis of top-quality education and high international rankings. Alumni of our international master programmes get a broad range of career options as entrepreneurs, policy makers and research experts.
The faculty is located in the city of Ghent: a charming, medieval, multi-cultural city with 300.000 inhabitants and home to 77.000 students. 45,000 of those are students of Ghent University, of which our faculty is part. The city centre of Ghent is a low emission zone with car-free parts and Ghent is a worldwide forerunner in the promotion of sustainable food.