How close-knit is the expat community in this area? How do I get involved with it?

There are many options available if you wish to meet other expats. There’s a huge variety when it comes to expat clubs: some examples are national groups, social groups, arts and theatre groups, religious groups and travel clubs.


Beside expat groups, what is the best way to make social connections outside of work?

Some good ways of meeting new people:

  • Join clubs or take classes to meet like-minded people, e.g. book clubs, art classes, dance classes..
  • Join a local or expat sports club
  • Join in on (local) activities and festivities,
  • There are lots of online forums or social sites for expats where you can start networking.

Where can I meet other singles in this city?

Many expat singles in Brussels frequent bars and pubs where other expats go. Clubs for people with similar interests are also great places to meet others.


Are there any unique networking opportunities for accompanying partners?

There are several organizations in Brussels for expat partners, both male and female. In addition, some general expat organizations also provide excellent networking opportunities for accompanying partners.


Useful Links

Expatica – lists of expat groups and clubs



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