Although English and French are widely spoken in Ghent, Dutch is the main language used in this city and the region of Flanders. If you're only planning on staying in Ghent for a few months then just picking up some everyday phrases might be all you need. There are however
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.