- Visa requirements may apply depending on your nationality. See the website of Foreign Affairs.
- Housing options
- The Erasmus University College Brussels offers on-campus housing service at Jette.
- If you want to look for a room on the private market, Brik are experienced in finding housing (a "kot") for international students. They're also a helpful source for the practical side of things: see their page on preparing to move to Brussels and also their handy search engine for finding a student room in Brussels.
During your stay
- Immigration and registration
If you will be staying in Belgium for more than 3 months, consult the Immigration service for any additional modalities. Register with the municipality in which you will be staying. The Brussels region is subdivided into 19 municipalities.
- Academic calendar (2018-19)
- The fall term starts on the 24th of September 2018 and ends on the 1st of February 2019.
- The spring term begins on the 4th of February and ends on the 28th of June 2019.
- Re-sits start on the 19th of August and end on the 13th of September 2019, the official end of the academic year.
- Specific academic calendars for each department will be made public around May 2018.
- An Orientation Day is organised by Stuvo, the student support services, on the 21st of September 2018. International students are required to attend.
- Want to discover more of Brussels and Belgium in general?
- You will be informed on all interesting things in Brussels and Belgium during the orientation day. ESN Belgium also organizes many excursions to major cities.
- Confer with the international office to make sure your certificate of stay is signed and in order;
- In case of a stay longer than 3 months, deregister from the municipality in which you are staying.