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  • Kelly Powell

    I loved moving to Brussels. But after a while I felt homesick. On InterNations I met a bunch of people from the US. That helped a lot.

InterNations – Uniting Americans living in Belgium

Would you like to get in touch with other Americans in Belgium? Are you in need of help and advice from your American compatriots? Or would you like to join other American expats on an excursion to discover sights and landmarks – e.g. the French-influenced provinces of the Walloon Region?

Whether you have settled as an expat in Belgium or are still living in United States of America and planning your upcoming foreign assignment, InterNations Belgium offers everything you need: Established in 2007, our trusted community soon became the leading platform for international networking among expatriates and global minds around the world. Our network also counts a considerable number of American expats in Belgium, coming from all corners of United States of America - from New York City, over Washington D.C. to Los Angeles.

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    From United States of America, living in Gent
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    From United States of America, living in Leuven
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    From United States of America, living in Leuven
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    From United States of America, living in Leuven
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  • Away from major towns-Isolated
    14 replies
    Sep 24, 8:14 AM
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    Hello , I'm kinda late for this thread, but I'll be in the same situation, possibly by the end of the year. I hope I can have new friends, for I'm leaving my family, carrer and friends, all for love. …

  • Job ideas and tips for an English speaking student
    1 reply
    Mar 31, 5:00 PM
    Community member

    Hi I just read your post and thought I would say that I too have applied to do the Dutch and Translation course in September! Hope I get accepted and meet you there! Jennie

  • Moving to Gent from US - Bringing spouse
    4 replies
    May 22, 9:48 PM
    Community member

    Hi Kevin, I try to give you some ideas although I don't have related experience. Things are not working as smooth as I expected even I hold a Belgian ID card for EU national (E card), have a …

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Find Tips and Advice on Belgium from American Expats

Of course, expat living in Belgium is not just about shipping your belongings and filing in some bureaucratic papers. Regular socializing with fellow Americans is an essential part of expat life and helps getting accustomed to the Belgian way of life and mentality. InterNations helps you connect and meet up with other Americans in Belgium, residing in Brussels, Antwerp, Leuven and many other places throughout the country. Just take a look at our group of Americans in Brussels or Americans in Antwerp.

If you ever wish to have a chat in your native language, discover where to shop for American food or discuss your favorite sports team's latest match, become a member of the Belgian InterNations Community:

  • Look up our top quality network to get to know open-minded expats from United States of America in Belgium.
  • Obtain and share insider tips in our Belgium Expat Forums – e.g. how to hire a babysitter fluent in your native tongue for your children or where to get stuffed turkey in Antwerp.
  • Search the InterNations Places database for Belgium to get information on institutions from your home country, including the American embassy.

From the French-influenced provinces of the Walloon Region to the Flemish North, we’ll help you connect with supportive and friendly American expats in Belgium.

Join Our Expat Activities and Mingle with Fellow Americans in Belgium

Moreover, please feel free to attend our regular expat events and activities in Belgium. Our get-togethers are very diverse and range from a cozy gathering to enjoy the traditional Belgian pommes frites, to big expat celebrations with hundreds of participants in Brussels’s best locations. You can also participate in one of our expat trips to go and see the Ardennes forests as well as other beautiful landmarks in Belgium.

Our meet-ups and activities are a great opportunity to mingle with expats from United States of America and various other countries in a casual setting. Interested? Just sign up and you’ll soon be receiving a cordial Hello from our Americans living in Belgium!

  • Kelly Powell

    I loved moving to Brussels. But after a while I felt homesick. On InterNations I met a bunch of people from the US. That helped a lot.

  • Maria Lombardi

    You can really get lost in the "capital of Europe" - InterNations helped me to get settled and to make a lot of expat friends.

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