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  • Connect with fellow South Africans in Belgium

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  • Join exciting events and activities

  • Exchange tips about expat life 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.

InterNations – The Place for South Africans Living in Belgium

Want to connect with the expat community of South Africans in Belgium? Looking for South African compatriots to help you with your questions on expat life? Or are you looking for other South African expats to go on an excursion to the French-influenced provinces of the Walloon Region with?

InterNations Belgium offers everything you might need as an expat, no matter whether you already live in Belgium or are still in South Africa planning your upcoming foreign assignment. InterNations is the leading platform among expatriates and global minds in all countries around the world. Needless to say, our community of South African expats in Belgium is going very strong, with members having roots all across South Africa - from Durban, over Johannesburg to Cape Town.

Meet other South Africans at our events in Belgium

Attend our monthly events and activities for South Africans expatriates to get to know like-minded expatriates in real life.

Apr 14, 2024, 2:00 PM
20 attendees
How about a nice walk with a professional guide in the lovely historical city centre of Leuven? Listen to some interesting facts about the Leuven monuments. https://visitleuven.be/en/group-tours-guide
This time we take you to a new venue - Gotha Bar It was opened 3 months ago and I am sure you will love it If you come for the first time, don't hesitate to come to talk to me or ask our assistant t
Hi hikers, nature lovers, How about a relaxing hike deep in green woods and then a picnic lunch at the side of a lake? Enjoy the smell of fresh resins from the trees, water streams on the way, all t
Apr 21, 2024, 2:00 PM
21 attendees
Spring has sprung so let's get together to catch a little sun!! Let's grab a drink and enjoy the atmosphere HAL 5 has to offer as we listen to music and chill outside. Bring your best smile and g

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    From South Africa, living in Brussels
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    From South Africa, living in Brussels
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    From South Africa, living in Antwerp
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    From South Africa, living in Antwerp
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Tips and Advice on Belgium from Your Fellow South African Expats

Obviously, expat life in Belgium goes well beyond shipping your belongings and taking care of red tape. Socializing with fellow South Africans is an important facet of living abroad and can be a huge stepping stone in getting to know the Belgian mentality and way of life. South Africans in Belgium are a part of our community, calling cities such as Antwerp, Leuven, Brussels, and many others home. You can use InterNations to look for fellow South Africans in Brussels, for example.

Wondering where to shop for South African delicatessen, want to discuss your national team's latest match, or simply talk to someone in your native language? Become a member of the Belgian InterNations Community!

  • Our network is the best place to meet expats from South Africa.
  • On the Belgium Expat Forums, you can get competent answers to all your expat-related questions: how to find a babysitter fluent in your mother tongue, where to get bobotie in Brussels, etc.
  • The InterNations Places database for Belgium has information on the nearest South African embassy and many other institutions.

From the French-influenced provinces of the Walloon Region to the Flemish North, you can meet supportive and friendly South African expats in Belgium on InterNations.

Meet and Mingle with Fellow South Africans in Belgium

Additionally, InterNations hosts regular expat events and activities in Belgium. Our get-togethers are sure to cater to your taste as well: as a member, you can partake in cozy gatherings to enjoy some Belgian pommes frites, join one of our huge expat celebrations with hundreds of participants in Brussels’s best locations, and much more. Want to discover Belgium? Go on a weekend trip with your fellow expats to see Ghent's canals and other beautiful landmarks.

Our meet-ups and activities offer many wonderful opportunities to mingle with expatriates hailing from South Africa and dozens of other countries in a casual setting. Just sign up for your InterNations membership and you’ll soon hear a cordial Siya namkela nonke, welkom, isibingelelo from our South Africans 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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