It is important to find a cosy place to stay in Brussels. If you haven’t found a place yet, you might want to take a look at the following Facebook groups : Kots à Bruxelles, Bruxelles à louer, Kot/chambre à louer à Bruxelles.

Or you can search on websites such as:

Average rent

Usually, the price of a student’s flat is around 400 € – 450 €. It can be more expensive according to the area and the size of the flat. Be aware, it is important not to give a deposit until you have signed a contract with the owner! The frauds are rare but they do exist…


As soon as you have arrived in Belgium and found a flat, you will have to present yourself to the municipal administration to register as foreign student.
The International Office of IHECS will give you more details once you will have your address.