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||2022||96||34|
|Shanghai Jiao Tong Academic Ranking of World Universities||2022||74||23|
|QS World University Rankings||2023||143||57|
Notable alumni of Ghent University include Marc Coucke (Belgian billionaire entrepreneur) and Dirk Van de Put (Chairman and CEO of Mondelez International).