Ghent University

Ghent University

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Please note that the content of this book primarily consists of articles available from Wikipedia or other free sources online. Ghent University is a Dutch-speaking public university located in Ghent, Belgium. It is one of the larger Flemish universities, consisting of 32,000 students and 7,100 staff members. The current rector is Paul Van Cauwenberge. It was established in 1817 by King William I of the Netherlands. After the Belgian revolution of 1830, it was administered by the newly-formed Belgian state. French became the academic language until 1930, when Ghent University became the first Dutch-speaking university in Belgium. In 1991, the university was granted major autonomy and changed its name from State University of Ghent to its current name. The university in Ghent was opened on 9 October 1817, with JC van Rotterdam serving as the first rector. In the first year, it had 190 students and 16 professorsshow more

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  • Paperback | 80 pages
  • 152 x 229 x 5mm | 127g
  • Miss Press
  • United States
  • English
  • 6136595958
  • 9786136595955