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Belgium for international students

Belgium for international students

Are you an international student, ready to spread your wings and study abroad? Experience the personal approach of a small top-ranked business school in the heart of Europe. Prepare yourself optimally for your international experience by checking out everything you need to know about living in Belgium.

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Antwerp, the heart of Europe

Antwerp is world famous for fashion, diamond and its harbor. Antwerp is a real student city and a creative city for investors and entrepreneurs, always open for new ideas and concepts. Moreover, Antwerp is located at the heart of Europe: Amsterdam, Paris and London are in a few hours reach.

Discover 5 reasons to study in Antwerp and discover why our international students like Andrea, Julan en Godze love Antwerp.

Discover 5 reasons to study in Antwerp

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Adjusting to Antwerp

Going to study abroad is exciting: you will meet new people, you will immerse yourself in a new culture, trying new foods, getting used to other habits, seeing beautiful places, … Depending on where in the world you are from, Belgian culture could be quite different from your own.

STAN (Student & Antwerp) will help you with all your questions, they have their lively headquarters at Gate 15, a house for and run by students.

It’s a place for all Antwerp students to meet up, co-study, collaborate, rent party and study spaces, fire away their questions at the info desk or relax together at the bar.

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Living & housing in Antwerp

You are responible for finding your own housing. We don't have on-campus accommodation, but we are happy to give you tips on great places to live in Antwerp.

Although the cost of living largely depends on your lifestyle, these costs range from €6.000 to €10.000 for 10 months.

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Student VISA application for Belgium

If you are a student from outside Europe, you will have to apply for a Belgian student visa. Make sure to start the visa application process as soon as possible - ideally 3 months before the start of the academic year - to ensure that you will receive your visa in time.

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Healthcare in Belgium

The Belgian healthcare system is one of the best in the world. If something happens to you, you will be well cared for in a most professional way.

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Getting to Antwerp

Antwerp is easily reachable from Brussels, Amsterdam or Paris.

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