Free info session: Healthcare in Belgium

The Belgian healthcare system is considered to be one of the best in Europe. From family doctors to specialist consults at the hospital and reimbursement for a gym membership; how does the Belgian healthcare system work and what do you as an international need to know?

During this in-person info session we'll cover the following topics:

  • overview of the Belgian healthcare system
  • the difference between mandatory healthcare, additional services and additional insurance
  • reimbursement of medical costs
  • what to do upon arrival in Leuven/Belgium
  • where to find a doctor, dentist, specialist,....
  • what to do when you get ill
  • Q&A


  • this info session is free but registration is required via the google form below
  • the session will be given in English
  • you can send in questions when registering 
  • the slides will be distributed afterwards so make sure your e-mail address is correct

General info

Wednesday 7 February 2024
19:00 - 20:30
International House Leuven