DICT (Department of Information and Communication
Technology) is responsible for ICT at Ghent University. The more than 100 employees of the department are responsible for a sustainable ICT infrastructure, applications and support.
Access control for secured government applications
There are many applications from the federal and Flemish governments that UGent employees need to use. To gain access to a secure government application, specific access rights (authorisations) must first be granted to individual employees.
DICT does everything to guarantee a safe workplace and combats many cyber attacks.
However, all Ghent University employees bear responsibility for data security.
Being aware of information security and following some basic rules, should be part of your
This ultimately leads to a win-win situation: the avoidance of ICT security problems will save you,
your colleagues and Ghent University a great deal of time and resources.
How can you help?
Change your password at least once a year. Read here how you can do this.
Do not use any obvious passwords.
Do not use the same passwords that you use for your private accounts.
DICT is fully committed to Microsoft Intune, a cloud-based service for mobile device management (MDM) and mobile application management (MAM), to manage all professional laptops and desktops centrally and flexibly.
PC classrooms have been established in all faculties and in some central locations.
Most PC rooms are suitable for both classroom teaching and free practice. You can also print,
copy and scan there.
SAP (financial administration)
All financial administration (purchases, sales, entering expenses, ...) at UGent is done in SAP. Use SAP via the software platform Athena.
SAP MijnApps is a collection of apps in the areas of Personnel (payslips, registration of vacation days and bike kilometers, reimbursement of work-related expenses, ... ), Finance (travel requests and expenses, ...) and Welfare and Environment (hazardous materials database).
Ufora is UGent's digital learning environment that facilitates communication between lecturers and students. Here you will find information and teaching materials, the Curios test environment, a course management system, ...