Admission requirements

The admission requirements depend on previous degrees (ype of degree, country of issue etc.) or additional experience.
For more info on the admission requirements for the different tracks please see:

Info session & Job Fair

session: Wednesday 27/04/22 at 17.30
The Master program and the relevance of bioinformatics and computational biology will be presented. Afterwards, there is the opportunity to ask questions and talk with alumni. People from industry will also be present to discuss job opportunities. The session will be online via Gather: The session will be in BEURS 2.

You need to use a PC (mobile devices are not yet fully supported) and open the link using as modern browser.


Master Grants

There are scholarship possibilities for foreign students:

  1. UGent Top-up grants for students from developing countries
  2. Master Mind scholarships of Flanders Knowledge Area for students from other countries

If you are interested, please send an email to Kathleen Marchal (in addition to the prospect application) before April 1st, so we can suggest your application.


Welcome At UGent

Please check the guide for new students.


The Master program costs about €1900, without living expenses. The exact tuition fee can be found here.


Regarding the housing you can find details here.


All information about optaiing a visa for Belgium is available here.

As a rule, students must apply for this Visa at the Belgian Consulate or Embassy in their own country or in the country where they legally reside, and not from the public authorities in Belgium itself. If there is no Belgian Consulate or Embassy in their home country, they may submit their application at the Belgian Consulate or Embassy in one of the neighboring countries.

ATTENTION: Students should not enter Belgium with a tourist visa if they intend to stay longer than 90 days.


If you have any questions, send a mail to Prof. Kathleen Marchal (