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How to Apply for Admission Abroad in Belgium Universities

    Due to apply for admission into a Belgian university? I am sure you would like to study abroad in Belgium.  If you are thinking of studying in europe, Belgium should be your ideal destination.The question you should really be asking is, why shouldn’t you be studying in Belgium? Aside from its gorgeous historic monuments, castles, cobblestone architecture, beautiful art work, delectable food (including chocolate) and festivals, there are so many more draws to this European country.

    Not only does Belgium have three native languages, but the people there are also quite fluent in English (making the transition easy for many people who speak English as a first or second language). Belgians are also known to be very friendly – which is always a huge plus when you are just arriving somewhere new! Fun facts set aside, Belgium is widely known as the heart of Europe and a hub for international networking. It is located in one of the most densely populated areas in the world. International students in Belgium will certainly be enriched with a well-rounded and cultured educational experience.

    Cost of living and study in Belgium

    The cost of living in Belgium is estimated at about 850 euro per month which covers the cost of food, accommodation, health care, books and leisure. Note that this figure is just an estimate and may either be higher or lower depending on the student’s lifestyle.

    Here’s a breakdown of the estimation:

    Courses, books

    35 €


    400 €


     300 €

    Healthcare (insurance, medical costs)

    20 €

    Public transport

    40 €

    Miscellaneous (telephone, leisure …)

     55 €

    Or a total of around 

    850 €/ month

    Here are also a few examples of prices in Belgium:

    A newspaper (daily)

    1.20 €

    10 bus/tram/underground tickets

    12.50 €

    A sandwich

    2.50 to 3.80 €

    One entrance ticket to the Belgian Comic Strip Centre

    6 €

    A cinema ticket

    8 €

    A can of soft drink

    1 €

    A loaf of bread (800 gr)

    2 €


    List of top universities in Belgium

    • Boston University, Brussels
    • Gent University
    • Brexgata University Academy
    • University of Liege
    • Thierry Graduate School of  Leadership
    • The International Management Institute
    • University of Antwerp

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