ghent-university

Ghent University (UGent), Belgium

Ghent University, abbreviated to UGent, was founded in 1817 by King William I of Orange. Today it is a top 100 university and one of the leading institutions of higher education and research in the Low Countries. Ghent University is an open, socially committed and pluralistic university with a broad international perspective. It is a fully comprehensive research-intensive institution of considerable size with over 41,000 students and 9,000 employees. The 11 faculties of Ghent University are composed of 117 faculty departments. These departments offer more than 230 high-quality courses in every one of their scientific disciplines, each inspired by innovative research.

LEADER

Herbert Roeyers, PhD.
Herbert Roeyers, PhD.Full Professor
Years of experience: 25
Specific expertise: screening, diagnosis, autism spectrum disorders, pathophysiology.

Herbert Roeyers, PhD.

  • B.Sc in Psychology (clinical and developmental psychology) Ghent University, 1984
  • M.Sc in Psychology (clinical and developmental psychology) Ghent University, 1987
  • Ph.D. in Psychology Ghent University, 1994
  • 1994-1997 Postdoctoral Researcher Ghent University
  • 1997-2004 Professor in the rank of Lecturer Ghent University
  • 2004-2011 Full Professor of Clinical Psychology Ghent University
  • 2011- Senior Full Professor of Clinical Psychology Ghent University
  • 2011- Vice-Chair European Cost Action: Enhancing the scientific study of early autism (BM1004)
  • Early screening, diagnosis and intervention in autism spectrum disorders
  • Pathophysiological pathways to autism spectrum disorder
  • Social-communicative development of children with autism spectrum disorder