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Study Abroad in Ghent

The Ghent-Marxe International Student Exchange Program offers the chance to study public administration, human resources management, and international organizations in Belgium, and learn about Public Affairs in the European context. To learn more about Ghent University exchange programs click here. We currently have a bi-lateral relationship with Ghent University (UGent), which is located in Flanders, the Dutch-speaking part of Belgium. The program is strong in Human Resources Management with particular depth in issues relating to the management of European Institutions. Masters-level instruction is in English; this program is open only to MPA students.

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Location: Western Europe
Capital: Brussels
Official languages: Dutch, French, & German
Currency: Euro (€)
Economy: Service, medicine, automobiles
Main exports: Machinery/equipment, chemicals, diamonds, metals, food
Climate: Mild, rainy
Time difference: 6 hours ahead of NYC
Fun fact: Belgium published the first printed newspapers in the world

Contact Information
If you are interested in participating or learning more, please contact the Office of Global Initiatives.