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
Who should I get in touch with concerning questions about international exchange?
For students: the student affairs department
For lecturers: the international office
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?
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?
When is the exam period?
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:
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
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/