Education System Overview
In the 2015-2016 academic year, 1,285 U.S. students studied abroad for academic credit in Belgium.
Academic year: September – June
Major school holidays/breaks:
- End of October – beginning of November
- End of December – beginning of January
- First week of March
- Summer break: July - August
4-6 years of English language classes are required for all Belgian high school students.
Structure of the University System
Years of study required to earn a bachelor's degree: 3 years
The language of instruction in universities: French / Dutch / English (depending on the university, English is mainly only offered at graduate and doctorate levels)
Degrees offered: Associate, Bachelor, Masters, and Doctorate