Geographical information of the country: We have a small country, but that does not make it less interesting. On the contrary, Belgium is a multicultural, diverse, cultural, hard working country but where there is always time for some leisure.
Different Seasons: 4 seasons:winter, spring, summer and autumn. Temperatures differ from zero degrees during the winter to 20 degrees in the summer. Rain is plenty all year round.
Best things to do/visit during days off: The many different cities, like Antwerp, Gent, Leuven, Brussel, Bruges but also other cities in foreign countries, like Rotterdam and Amsterdam in Holland or Paris in France. Thanks to its very central place in Europe, a lot of travel destinations are easily reached from Belgium.
Language Needed/ most spoken languages in the country: Dutch, French and German are the three official languages, but everyone understands English
Visa Information :
Possible for African Students: yes
Special local IAAS activities which interns can join: exchange weeks, activities organized by the local comitees.
Private and IAAS Email of Exchange
How is public transport in the country: public transport is easy to take: buses, trams and trains drive very frequently
Other useful info for incoming exchange students: Arrive with an empty box, and you’ll leave with one full of wonderful memories.