Student jobs

Do you want to make some money? Look here for more information on student jobs in Ghent.

When are you allowed to work?

Students who are nationals of EU member state + Norway, Iceland, Switzerland and Liechtenstein

You need a:

  • National Register or Identity Number
  • You do not need a work permit

Students who are not nationals of EU member state + Norway, Iceland, Switzerland and Liechtenstein

You need a:

  • Inscription in the National Register
  • A valid residence permit

With these documents you can apply for a work permit C at:
VAC Gent, Koningin Maria Hendrikaplein 70 bus 60, 9000 Gent
Tel. 09 276 18 50 / Fax 09 276 18 55
E-mail: arbeidskaart.gent@vlaanderen.be

You do not need a work permit C for work during school holidays.

Find a student job

Ask for more information at the social service of your host institution. It won’t be easy to find a student job as an exchange student. Most employers demand good knowledge of Dutch.

  • Students of Ghent University, Artevelde University College Ghent and University College Ghent should contact the Ghent University Job Service for Students.
  • Students of KU Leuven Technology Campus Ghent and University College Odisee should contact the Student Facilities (Gebroeders De Smetstraat 1).
  • Students of KU Leuven Campus Sint-Lucas Ghent and LUCA School of Arts should contact the Student Social Services (Hoogstraat 41).