Postgraduate Studies in Algology

Algology is the medical treatment of pain. The general objective of the education in Algology is to educate qualified specialists in the control of pain in its widest sense. During this postgraduate education the physician gains the necessary scientific knowledge, skills and attitudes in order to provide an excellent patient care to patients with complex pain issues.

Postgraduate Studies
2 year 40 credits
Faculty of Medicine and Health Sciences
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Application Deadline (for International degree students)

Algology is a two-year course, the next course starts in september 2024. Applications should be submitted well in advance via KU Leuven:


Information on enrolment at Ghent University.

Enrolling institution(s)

  • Vrije Universiteit Brussel
  • Universiteit Antwerpen
  • Ghent University
  • KU Leuven
  • Université Catholique de Louvain

Organising institutions

This course is jointly organised by:
  • Ghent University
    Sint-Pietersnieuwstraat 25
    9000 Gent (Belgium)
  • KU Leuven
    Oude Markt 13
    3000 Leuven (Belgium)
  • Universiteit Antwerpen
    Prinsstraat 13
    2000 Antwerpen (Belgium)
  • Université Catholique de Louvain
    Place de l'Université 1
    1348 Louvain-la-Neuve (Belgium)
  • Université libre de Bruxelles
    Avenue Franklin D. Roosevelt 50
    1050 Ixelles (Belgium)
  • University of Liège
    Place du 20-Août 7
    4000 Liège (Belgium)
  • Vrije Universiteit Brussel
    Pleinlaan 2
    1050 Elsene (Belgium)

Tuition Fee

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Programme contact

Campus UZ Gent - Entrance 42
Corneel Heymanslaan 10, 9000 Gent
T +32 (0)9 332 01 09

KU Leuven
Conny Goethals
T 016 34 04 11