GLOBAL RESEARCH AND INNOVATION FOR SUSTAINABLE LIVING AND ECOSYSTEM PROTECTION
Faculty of Bioscience Engineering
What we do
The Faculty of Bioscience Engineering educates generations of scientists in leading edge research and high impact work with governments and communities, industry and NGOs, to support innovation and sustainability in life sciences while managing and protecting natural and man-made ecosystems.
wHO WE ARE
The Faculty of Bioscience Engineering (FBE) within Ghent University is a European research leader in the field of applied biological and life sciences or bioengineering.
The FBE's academics and researchers harness basic research to tackle global challenges and develop innovative and sustainable responses in areas such as natural resource management, food production, health, waste transformation and climate change. The Faculty of Bioscience Engineering is a global academic force for sustainability.
100 professors drive research across the Faculty's departments. FBE has a whole-system approach with a strong commitment to interdisciplinary working. FBE has more than 1,000 academic staff and postgraduates who together write over 600 peer-reviewed original pieces of research annually. The faculty ranks in the top five of the life sciences organizations in Europe.
FBE research is innovative, progressive and socially relevant, with an outstanding reputation and a high level, international award-winning record. There is a strong emphasis on business collaboration. FBE collaborates internationally through five industrial consortia and over 300 companies.
With a particular commitment to international education, FBE has set up the International Training Centre that coordinates a wide range of high standard international graduate programs, workshops, short training initiatives, and tailor-made solutions for organizations and companies.