Ghent University belongs to the top 100 universities in the world and the top 50 universities in Europe.
(in the world)
|QS World University Rankings||2021||135||52|
|Times Higher Education World University Rankings||2021||103||37|
|Shanghai Jiao Tong Academic Ranking of World Universities||2020||66||23|
Notable alumni of Ghent University include Marc Coucke (Belgian billionaire entrepreneur) and Dirk Van de Put (Chairman and CEO of Mondelez International).