Ghent University belongs to the top 100 universities in the world and the top 50 universities in Europe.
(in the world)
|Times Higher Education World University Rankings||2020||123||48|
|QS World University Rankings||2020||130||51|
|Shanghai Jiao Tong Academic Ranking of World Universities||2019||66||25|
Notable alumni of Ghent University include Marc Coucke (Belgian billionaire entrepreneur) and Dirk Van de Put (Chairman and CEO of Mondelez International).