With its mild winters and cool summers, Belgium is home to many Swansea University students year after year. Belgium sits at the crossroads of Western Europe. Its immediate neighbours are France to the southwest, Luxembourg to the southeast, Germany to the east and the Netherlands to the north. 

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Important Considerations

  • For a long stay in Belgium (over 90 days) you might require a type D student visa, depending on your nationality.  
  • For a short stay in Belgium (less than 90 days) you might need a Schengen visa depending on your nationality. Required documents:
    • Passport
    • Insurance
    • Proof of finances for your stay approx. 789 Euros* a month (*based on the 23/24 figures, expect a rise for 24/25)
    • Letter of acceptance from host university 
  • You can apply for a Global Health Insurance Card (GHIC) but, you might also need additional health insurance. 
  • Accommodation options will vary depending on where you study, you should ensure you submit your housing application by the deadline.