Welcome to Ghent! Whether you came here for your bachelor, masters, PhD or internship, congratulations on making a very good choice. Belgium is a great country and this city in particular has a lot to offer. My name is Lilas and I used to be an Erasmus student in Ghent.
As mentioned in our previous post, About Basic Education (Basisonderwijs) in Gent, new residents in Belgium must enroll their school-aged children in school within sixty days of completing their national registration. This article describes how to find and enroll in Pre-Primary and Primary schools in Gent. Factors Expat Families Consider when
Photo courtesy of the International School Ghent. For expats with children, finding and enrolling in schools is one of the highest priorities when arriving in Gent. Not only is it a personal priority, it is also a legal requirement. New residents in Belgium must enroll their children (from age 6 until
When considering a relocation, an important factor for potential expats with children is, how will the move affect the child(ren) and where will they attend school? Because of this, companies looking to attract foreign employees feel that access to an international education is important. Fortunately, this access is available for
An expat event by Community Gent called “Living And Working in Gent” took place the 6th of October at the Bijloke Muziekcentrum. About 200 guests came to speed date with organizations supporting expats to feel more at home in Gent. Expats are defined as people from abroad living in Gent in this context. Top challenges