The Board of Directors oversees the mission fulfilment by the Executive Board and advises the Executive Board. The Board of Directors consists of a governance section, a staff section and a student section.
The chairman of the Board of Directors is Paul Van Cauwenberge.
The Executive Board manages the university college and to do so, it has all the powers that are not explicitly granted to another governing body at its disposal. The board consists of the chairman of the Board of Directors, the rector and members appointed by the Board of Directors.
The rector represents the university college. He is responsible for implementing legislation, regulations and administrative decisions, coordinating administrative offices and executing the university college's core tasks.
The rector of University College Ghent is Koen Goethals.
University College Ghent has a Council for Student Services and Student Life, composed of sixteen members with equal representation.
University College Ghent has an Audit Committee to assist the governing bodies in internal control and internal audit, financial and operational reporting, compliance with external and internal laws and regulations and corporate governance.
The Executive Board may set up formal advisory bodies to perform policy developing, policy supporting and coordination services for the board..
The Executive Board may set up internal appeal committees to handle administrative student and/or staff member appeals and issue a ruling.