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Ghent University - Faculty of Engineering and Architecture

Ghent University - Faculty of Engineering and Architecture

Ghent University - Faculty of Engineering and Architecture


WE-TEAM (World Textile Engineering Advanced Master) is an Erasmus Mundus Joint Master Degree (EMJMD) funded by the European Union and coordinated by Ghent University.

The programme aims at knowledge acquisition in the field of advanced textiles, personal development and international networking. Our alumni are to lead textile innovation in industry and academia.

More than 30 renowned professors from all over the world provide high-level education. Students spend their semesters in three or four universities in Europe and Japan, within the consortium partners consisting of 11 universities. Apart from textile technology, the programme focuses on User-centered design, Scientific thinking, Digital tools, Entrepreneurship, Sustainability, Multicultural competencies.

Students are awarded a Master degree from all the universities where they spend a semester (Multiple degrees).

The WE-TEAM Consortium has 6 Full partners and 5 Associate Partner Universities.

Full partners

  1. Ghent University (UGent), Belgium
  2. University of West Attica (UNIWA), Greece
  3. Universitat Politècnica de Valencia (UPV), Spain
  4. University of Borås (UB), Sweden
  5. University of Haute Alsace (UHA), France
  6. Kyoto Institute of Technology (KIT), Japan

Associate partners

  1. ENSAIT, France
  2. Lodz University of Technology (TUL), Poland
  3. Technical University of Dresden (TUD), Germany
  4. Kaunas University of Technology (KTU), Lithuania
  5. Shinshu University (Shinshu), Japan

Campus Features

The faculty has a large new library and several computer rooms. Other facilities, like bike rentals, ICT services, etc., are common for all of UGent.


    • Ghent

      Jozef Plateaustraat 22, , Ghent

      • Ghent

        Valentin Vaerwyckweg 1, , Ghent

        • Ghent

          Graaf Karel de Goedelaan 5, , Ghent

          • Alcoi

            Alcoi, Spain

            • Borås

              Borås, Sweden

              • Kyoto

                Kyoto, Japan