Feel like studying again? Whether you want to study in Gent to learn a new skill for your hobby, take up a language or get a formal certification to boost your employability, read on. In this guide you can find out all about workshops, courses, classes and study programmes in
There is a new building in Gent that stands out among the rest, perhaps as obviously as I feel I stand out as an American in a crowd of Gentenaars! Sitting in the shadows of the famous stone Gothic towers, its glass and dark metal shines within the city’s skyline
Although English and French are widely spoken in Ghent, Dutch is the main language used in this city and the region of Flanders. 69
Gent, Ghent, Gand, Gante, Gandawa … our beautiful town has many different names in many different languages. Have you ever wondered why?
The origin of the name Gent
While it is often difficult to be sure about the origin of place names, the accepted explanation for the name Gent is that it
Looking for a job in Ghent can be frustrating for newcomers from abroad. Apart from having to master the Dutch language, you also need to learn about the hiring and working culture. This has recently become easier as the Co-Searching initiative have started organising their workshops in English as well.