Admission criteria

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Academic requirements

Academic Bachelor degree (minimum 180 ECTS credits) in pure or applied sciences (e.g., chemistry, biology, geology, civil or agricultural engineering, environmental or agricultural sciences, etc.) or an equivalent level from a recognised university.

Sufficient academic knowledge (at least 40 ECTS in total) in Natural Sciences is required, where Natural Sciences are specified as: physics, chemistry, maths, ecology, biology, geography, environmental sciences and agricultural sciences.

English language requirements

Official language test (English language test with minimum requirements below)

  • TOEFL IBT 90
  • TOEFL PBT 577
  • ACADEMIC IELTS 6,5 overall score with a min. of 6 for writing
  • ESOL CAMBRIDGE English CAE (Advanced)

Mode of instruction: completion of a study programme that was entirely taught in English from countries with English as the official language.

Application documents have to be submitted online through the application portal of Ghent University.

Find further information here.

Application deadlines

  • Application deadline for scholarshipseeking students & Non-EU citizens: 1 March
  • Application deadline for EU students: 1 June

Scholarship nominees are announced on 1 April.

The application for the IMSOGLO programme is processed through the application portal of Ghent University and Embedded in the International Training Centre of the Faculty of Bioscience Engineering at Ghent University.

For all questions in relation to this procedure and other questions regarding tuition fee, accommodation, visa matters, etc. please contact the IMSOGLO Secretariat by email.

Find further information here.


EMJMD scholarships

The IMSOGLO master programme offers a EMJMD full scholarship up to 49.000 € for all nationalities and covers tuition fee, monthly allowance and travel costs for the full 2-year master programme. The tuition fee will be automatically paid from the scholarship. Selected students receive 1.000€/month allowance as support for housing and general subsistence outside of the country of residence of the student (food & leisure).

All nationalities can apply for the EMJMD scholarship
(application deadline: 1 March).

Please note: For non scholarshipseeking students from EU/EEA countries and from Switzerland the programme participation costs are 4.500 €/year. For Non-European nationalities the cost is set at 9.000 €/year. These costs cover institutional tuition fees, insurance and participation in all teaching activities of the programme, including lab courses, excursions, and the MSc research project.

Further information can be found here.

Where to apply?

Where to apply?

Pleae follow the application process described at the IMSOGLO website.

Fur further information contact the IMSOGLO Secretariat at Ghent University.