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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 Americans in Leuven

Hello to all Americans in Leuven! Would you like to meet fellow American expats in Leuven? Would you like to get insider suggestions from other Americans, e.g. where in Leuven your hometown team’s next match is shown on TV or where to get stuffed turkey?

We would like to invite you to become a member of InterNations Leuven. As a member of InterNations, you will have access to an active group of American expats, hailing from Washington D.C., Los Angeles, New York City and all regions of the USA.

Meet fellow Americans at our events in Leuven

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

Find More Information in Our Leuven Expat Guides

  • Moving to Leuven

    Leuven is known as the “Student City” due to the large number of national and international students coming to live in Leuven in order to study. This does not meant that moving to Leuven is only an option for younger people, though! Read on to learn more about the city, accommodation, and so on.
  • Living in Leuven

    Leuven is the capital of the province of Flemish Brabant in Belgium. The town is famous for rich cultural resorts, summer rock festival, and the oldest Catholic University. In this article, you can find out what’s in store for you while living in Leuven, from famous brews to local transportation.
  • Working in Leuven

    As the capital of the region, Leuven is home to many large Belgian companies, with employment opportunities not only in the service sector. Non-EU expats need to obtain a work permit before they start working in Leuven, though, so make sure you are well-prepared for your expat stay.

Forum Posts by Americans in Leuven

Get trustworthy advice and local insights from fellow Americans in our Leuven expat forums.

American Expats in Leuven Help You With Their Advice

With InterNations, American expats in Leuven are able to find both the help they need as well as lots of valuable information. Just east of Brussels, Leuven offers so much for expats to explore - our community helps you enjoy your stay to the fullest.

  • Look through our Members Network to connect with Leuven’s American expats.
  • Become active in our Expat Forums in order to find insider tips and suggestions from fellow American expats in Leuven.
  • Make full use of the Expat Guide for Leuven to obtain important information on your temporary home abroad.

Mix and Mingle with Americans in Leuven at Our Events

Our Leuven community is also lively and welcoming offline. The InterNations Ambassadors host regular get-togethers and a range of expat activities, e.g. a chic dining experience in Leuven’s trendiest restaurant or a get-away with fellow American expats to discover the Flemish North. These activities make it easy for you to get to know other expats from United States of America in your local community and meet Americans in Belgium in a comfortable setting. If this sounds interesting to you, simply sign up for membership – we are looking forward to welcoming you among our Americans living in Leuven!

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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