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University Auditorium

University Auditorium

Eight Corinthian pillars crowned with a triangular pediment. The auditorium hosts proclamations during which degrees and honorary doctorates are presented.

In 2000, they inspired the artist Jan Fabre to create an installation catching the attention of CNN but receiving a lot of criticism in Belgium: he wrapped the columns in smoked ham. Unfortunately, the ham did not stay fresh and had to be removed earlier than planned.

Contact

Aula van de universiteit Gent

Voldersstraat 9
9000 Gent
Stadsplan: C4

Publication

Visitor’s city guide Ghent

Visitor’s city guide Ghent

Please feel free to browse through this guide and get to know our city a little better.

Public transport

Korenmarkt

Kouter

Aula

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