Hilde Symoens

Contact info

  • Professor Emeritus
  • Address: Vakgroep Geschiedenis, Ufo, Sint-Pietersnieuwstraat 35, B-9000 Ghent
  • Telephone: +32 (0)9 372 90 11
  • Fax: + 32 (0)9 331 02 99
  • E-mail: Hilde.Symoens@UGent.be


Research interests

Cultural history of the late middle ages and early modern time, with a specialization in intellectual and unversity history

Representative publications

  • Symoens, H. "The mobility of medical students from the fifteenth to eighteenth centuries : the institutional context." In: O.P. Grell, e.a. (eds.) Centers of medical: medical travel and education in Europe, 1500-1789, Farnham, Ashgate, 2010, pp. 47-89.
  • Symoens, H. "Les étudiants marranes aux Pays-Bas (XVIe et XVIIe siècles)." In: P. Ferté and C. Barrera (eds.) Étudiants de l'exil. Migrations internationales et universités refuge (XVIe-XXe siècle), Toulouse, Presses Universitaires du Mirail, 2009, pp. 21-35.
  • Symoens, H. A History of the University in Europe, Volume II. Universities in Early Modern Europe, Cambridge, Cambridge University Press, 1996. (General editor W. Rüegg).