The school was founded on December 31, 2000 from the merger of four Ghent Catholic colleges
• the School of Economic and Engineering Education (EGON)
• the Catholic University College of Health Care East Flanders (Kåhög)
• the Catholic University for Teacher Training and Business Management (KLBO)
• Social KVMW Hogeschool Gent
In 2003 was Ghent University Association founded where Arteveldehogeschool School belongs.
Artevelde University College Ghent is a knowledge center for education, research and services, where students, staff and strategic partners cooperate and develop their talents in a stimulating and internationally oriented environment.
As an institute based on a culture of internationalisation, Artevelde University College Ghent is an active partner in diverse international networks, attends various international conferences and collaborates intensively with international partners for educational and research purposes.
Moreover, Artevelde University College Ghent stimulates outgoing staff and student mobility and warmly welcomes international incoming staff and students. Finally, besides the regular study programmes, Artevelde University College Ghent offers a wide variety of international courses, often with a clear emphasis on interdisciplinarity. We also offer the possibility to follow Dutch language courses to guarantee a successful integration as a foreign student.
The university college educates professionals whose creativity, innovative way of thinking and sense of entrepreneurship cross borders. Artevelde University College Ghent aspires after excellence and durability and is stimulated by its collaborators to do so. Studying at Artevelde University College Ghent, known for its excellent student-oriented services, education and guidance, will most certainly live up to your expectations, as well as the attractive social, cultural and touristic activities the city of Ghent has to offer.
Moto of Artevelde Hogeschool is “Together we create education”. The educational concept of the Artevelde University College is our vision on what good education is all about. Be inspired to think about this.