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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."

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."

InterNations - A Place for Brits in Gent

Hello to all of our Brits in Gent! Are you interested in getting to know fellow British expats in Gent? Are you looking for advice from other Brits, e.g. which bars in Gent will broadcast your favorite team’s upcoming match or where in town to go for roast beef?

You are cordially invited to be part of InterNations Gent. Among the members of our international expat network, there is also a vibrant circle of British expats, coming from London, Cardiff, Glasgow and all regions of the UK.

Meet fellow Brits at our events in Gent

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

Find More Information in Our Gent Expat Guides

  • Moving to Gent

    Gent is an undiscovered treasure: this relatively small Belgian city has a variegated architecture, some quaint inland waterways, and a laid-back atmosphere. If that sounds exactly right for you, then read on for more info on moving to Gent, from visa regulations to the local climate.
  • Living in Gent

    Gent is a lively and multicultural city: its proximity to the Netherlands influences the local culture and tradition, creating a vibrant encounter of language, customs, and lifestyles, with a beautiful architecture to boot. Find out more about life in Gent in this article.
  • Working in Gent

    The economy of Gent revolves around its famous port, which attracts many global companies and therefore contributes to the creation of an international job market with many opportunities for expats hoping to work in Gent. Find out more about opportunities, work permits, and taxes with this guide.

Forum Posts by Brits in Gent

Get trustworthy advice and local insights from fellow Brits in our Gent expat forums.

British Expats in Gent Share Their Experiences

InterNations is a place where British expats in Gent exchange experiences and tips to support each other. the "proud city" of Gent can be a great place for expats - our community helps you make the most of your experience!

  • Browse our Members Network to get to know Gent’s British expats.
  • Take part in our Expat Forums to obtain first hand tips from fellow British expats in Gent.
  • Use the Expat Guide for Gent to find information on your host city.

Meet Fellow Brits in Gent at Our Events

Our community in Gent is also very active offline. Our InterNations Ambassadors organize regular events and various expat activities, e.g. a dinner in Gent’s hippest restaurant or an outing with other British expats to explore the French-influenced provinces of the Walloon Region. These activities are a casual way to get to know expats from the UK in your local community as well as Brits in Belgium nationwide. Interested? Simply become a member and we’ll be happy to welcome you among our Brits living in Gent!

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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