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Frequently asked questions

What is the Erasmus code of KASK and Conservatory?

Erasmus Code: B GENT 25

What is the address of the student administration of KASK and Conservatory?

Address: Jozef Kluyskensstraat 2, B-9000 Ghent
Telephone: 003292433610

Who should I get in touch with concerning questions about international exchange?

For students: the student affairs department
Els Moens
T 003292433619

For lecturers: the international office
Frauke Velghe
T 003292433853

Do I need to speak Dutch?

Bachelors are taught in Dutch, though some classes can be attended in English (notably invidually coached courses). Master's and postgraduate programmes exist both in Dutch and English.

Where can i find timetables and academic calendars?

Check out timetables and calendars here

What are the deadlines to register as a prospect exchange student (incoming students)?

Fall semester: 1 May
Spring semester: 30 October

When do I have to arrive in order to study for a semester in Ghent?

Check out timetables and calendars here

When is the exam period?

Check out timetables and calendars here

How can I find a student room?

Hogent offers student rooms at €250/month (to be indicated on your online registration form, go to hogent.be for more info). Private rooms from €300 and up can be found on the following websites:

Itinerary

Here you can find an overview of our locations. The itinerary to get to our school can be found on this page.

More info on timetables of trains in Belgium: http://www.nmbs.be
More info on timetables of buses in Belgium: https://www.delijn.be/nl/routeplanner/
In Ghent the easiest, fastest and most ecological way to travel is by far the bike. School of Arts has several (covered) storage rooms for bikes.

Which extra costs can I expect during my stay in Ghent?

Monthly expenses: about €450 (rent excluded)
Health insurance: we advice students to arrive with a European Health Insurance Card.
Public transport: Buzzy Pazz (-25 y) for all trams and buses: €79 / 3 months or Omni pass (+25 y): €125 / 3 months, delijn.be

Useful links

HoGent: www.hogent.be
Info about Ghent: www.visitgent.be or https://stad.gent/international-students
Student network: ESN Ghent of International Student in Gent
Tips of locals: https://www.use-it.travel/cities/detail/ghent/

Facebook group International School of Arts
IG account School of Arts

Incoming students and lecturers

KASK & Conservatory is an international campus. The English-language master’s degree programmes ensure an influx of students from around the world. Moreover, our school is part of the Erasmus University Charter Network. Every year tens of exchange students from Europe study here.

We also have a bilateral agreement with Kanazawa College in Kanazawa, Japan so we can invite a few Japanese students to complete part of their studies at our school every year.

KASK & Conservatory is an art university college with programmes in the visual arts, design, audiovisual arts, drama and music. We think it is important to work in an interdisciplinary manner. The various study programmes allow a student to follow a major and to choose a different discipline as a minor. Exchange students are offered the same opportunity. Discuss with the instructors in your own institution which classes would be relevant to your curriculum. The internationalisation department can also help you with your final study programme once you have arrived.

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