What to do after your master?

Further studies

  • Afstudeerbeurs AUGent: 9 March (online) and 23 March 2023
  • Information moment postgraduate Conference Interpreting: 27 April 2022 from 16:00 until 17:00. More information (in Dutch).
  • Information moment postgraduate CALM: 27 April 2022 from 17:00 until 18:00. More information (in Dutch).
  • Information moment advanced master's programme Multilingual Business Communication: 27 April 2022 from 14:00 until 16:00. More information (in Dutch).
  • Online information moments Master of Arts in Gender and Diversity: 5 May 2022. More information (in Dutch).
  • Higher Education Register (overview of all accredited Bachelor's and Master's programmes and graduate programmes in Flanders)
  • Onderwijskiezer (in Dutch) (information about the entire educational landscape in Flanders and Brussels)
  • Do you want to become a teacher after your master's degree? Then you can follow an abridged Master of Science in Teaching (in Dutch).
  • You can obtain information about frequently chosen follow-up study programmes from your learning track counsellor.

Going abroad?

  • 'Welcome abroad' (in Dutch): information session of Ghent University about studying abroad after your studies. 
  • Faculty information session about studying/working abroad after your studies on Thursday 24 February at 19:30 via MS Teams.
    • Watch the recording (in Dutch).
    • PowerPoint presentation (in Dutch).

Doctoral research

Faculty information session doctoral research

Monday 7 March 2022 at 10:00: auditorium P (Plateaustraat 22). 

Watch the recording (in Dutch).

  • Kristof De Leemans, policy advisor research (20 min): 
    • What is a doctorate?
    • Conditions
    • Course
    • Funding opportunities

PowerPoint presentation (in Dutch)

  • Testimonial researcher Tim Ongenae (Latin Linguistics), since September 2021 working in a FWO (Research Foundation Flanders) research project (10 min):
    • How did I express my interest for a doctorate?
    • How did I prepare myself for a doctorate?
    • What expectations do I have?
    • What are my first experiences?

PowerPoint presentation (in Dutch)

  • Testimonial researcher Malika M'rani Alaoui (Art History, plastic arts 19th century), working as an assistant since December 2018. She is aiming for a joint PhD Ghent/Leuven and will also talk about the challenges of conducting research in an international context (10 min):
    • What does doing a doctorate mean to me?
    • What tasks do I perform?
    • Have my expectations been met?
    • What expectations do I have for the future?

PowerPoint presentation (in Dutch)

Doctoral research at Ghent University

First steps to the labour market

  • Student Career Hub
    • You have no idea how or where to start? The Student Career Hub of Ghent University offers an answer to all your possible questions about your future career and the job search.
  • Ghent University Career Hub
    • Create your personal profile and prepare yourself for the search for your first job. Via the career centre you can see which events can help you on your way and which companies and vacancies suit you.
  • Register as a jobseeker at VDAB (in Dutch)
  • Afstudeerbeurs AUGent: Thursday 31 March 2022 
  • Initiatives per study programme:
    • African Languages and Cultures
    • Applied Language Studies
    • East European Languages and Cultures
    • History
      • V.G.K. Afstudeerbeurs on 24 March from 19:00 to 22:00: campus Boekentoren, Blandijnberg 2

    • Linguistics and Literature
      • Afstudeerbeurs on 23 and 24 March 2022 at 19:30 via MS Teams.
      • Job perspectives (in Dutch)
    • Oriental Languages and Cultures
      • Job perspectives (in Dutch)
    • Philosophy and Moral Sciences