Every person without the Belgian nationality who is coming to Belgium in order to study, must have a student residence permit.

Every person without the Belgian nationality who is coming to Belgium in order to study, must have a student residence permit. EU-nationals and nationals from a country belonging to the European Economic Area benefit from more lenient residence regulations.

You can find all the necessary information in the documents below.

Watch the video to welcome international students hereMayor Termont and alderman Decruynaere welcome the international students in Ghent

More on the registration and residence permitProcedure for international students from EU and EEA countries More on the registration and residence permitProcedure for international students from third-countries