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Practical information for incoming researchers

Specific guide for researchers

  • EURAXESS Practical Guide for Mobile Researchers coming to Belgium

    This Guide describes legal and administrative issues in relation with your stay in Belgium, including residence permits and visas, health insurance, taxation and financial issues, bringing along family members. The full Guide has been financially supported by the European Commission and is available for download at : http://www.euraxess.be/docs/guide.pdf (PDF - 767 Ko; updated 2011) Language: English.
  • Social Security in Belgium: Everything you have always wanted to know about social security
    Social Security: general information ; the purpose of this brochure is to clarify the Belgian social security system (updated Jul 2010). http://socialsecurity.fgov.be/docs/en/alwa2010_en.pdf Language: English

Useful web links

Working

Work permit

  • General information (Federal Portal of Belgium): Work permit Language: English

Visa, entry and residence permits

Social security rights

Taxation and other fiscal issues

Practical information for host organizations

Job opportunities (including non scientific)

  • Forem Language: French (for Wallonia)
  • Actiris Language: French Language: Dutch(in French and Dutch; for Brussels)
  • VDAB Language: French Language: DutchVlaamse Dienst voor Arbeidsbemiddeling en Beroepsopleiding (for Flanders)

Living

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Health and Medical Care

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Miscellaneous information on daily life:

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