This institutional profile has been created for use by University of Wisconsin-Madison graduate programs.
Other names: University of Ghent.
First degree/qualification: Kandidaat (2-3 years) followed by the licentiaat/professional title (2-3 more years).
Minimum quality for UW-Madison Graduate School admission: Mention of "distinction."
Minimum level for UW-Madison Graduate School admission: 4 year university degree.
Documents required: Official list of courses and grades; official certification of degree and date awarded. All documents in Dutch and English.
Description: Instituted in 1817; in 1930 Dutch became the official language of instruction at the school. In 1991 acquired greater autonomy. Usual admission requirement is the secondary school certificate (12 years of education) and a competitive entrance examination for engineering and medicine.
|90-100%||Met grootste onderscheiding||Highest distinction||18-20.00||A+|
|80-89%||Met grote onderscheiding
Besides individual course grades, a final mention is given. This is a better indicator of quality than the overall examination average.
Language of instruction: Dutch.
Advanced degrees (third cycle degrees):
Last updated: May 09, 2005