Ghent has a huge selection of choices when it comes to cosy places to enjoy a great coffee. But what if you’re looking for a place to work for the day? What if you’re an independent, but are tired of staring at the same four walls of your home office?
In this post we give you tips about where you can find a job in Ghent that doesn't require Dutch language skills. Here are some options:
Work for a multinational company
Get a job in one of the Irish pubs
Get a Phd/PostDoc
Self-Employment: Work as a freelancer/start your own
You got the job - congratulations! Now you’re being sent 20 pages of Dutch legalese and you just want to know how much you’ll be paid and when you can go on holiday. The Belgian employment system can be pretty complicated, and there are considerable differences compared to other EU
Now is is a great time to start a business in Belgium and in Ghent. There are so many startup supporters available at the moment, enabling new businesses to start and grow in various ways.
Startersfabriek aims to bundle all the starters and startup activities together. The three main activities of
Feel like studying again? Whether you want to study in Gent to learn a new skill for your hobby, take up a language or get a formal certification to boost your employability, read on. In this guide you can find out all about workshops, courses, classes and study programmes in
This information is especially for foreigners who want to set up a business in Ghent.
If you have Belgian nationality, or you are from one of the Member States of the European Economic Area (European Union, Iceland, Norway and Liechtenstein) or Switzerland, you are eligible to set up a business in
In this post you will find information about how to register a business in Ghent and Belgium. It includes tips about the paperwork and administration needed for setting yourself up as self employed or as a freelancer (zelfstandig, eenmanzaak) in Ghent. It also includes a reference to a governmental source
When you know you are eligible to start a business in Gent, the next step is to chose what type of company you will use for trading your products or services... This post is about choosing your company type and it compares mainly freelancing with starting a company with limited
Earn more on the side: flexi-job
Have you ever wanted to earn a bit more on the side, but did not wish to set yourself up as self-employed? The Flemish government offers a tax-free flexible employment scheme for occasional help in shops and food and drink establishments.
The advantages of flexi-jobs
Latest update: June 2019
Note: personal income tax in Belgium is a complex and demanding topic, so our article does not pretend to be able to answer all your questions. What we hope to give you are some useful guidelines and an overview of different options for finding more information. As