Information for students

Students from Ghent University Association can travel to Africa for

  • Research stay - within the framework of master or PhD research
  • Teaching - studying in Africa for one or more semesters
  • Internship


Click here for an overview of funding possibilities.

For information on internships or traineeship, see het Vlaams stageplatform

Planning to volunteer in Africa, see, or

Also, check out JINT,  the Flemish knowledge centre for international youth mobility and international youth policy and for more general information on global citizenship. helps you to deal with all kinds of administrative problems you might encounter when planning your international stay.

For general information you can also check this website provided by Flanders Knowledge Area.


With any additional questions, contact


African students interested in studying at Ghent University (+ funding possibilities) kan find more information at

For worldwide opportunities for African students, check: