Practical information

Health Insurance

For information concerning the insurance provided to trainees by the European institutions, see the Allianz website. 


If you cannot find the answer to your question, please do not hesitate to email the Trainees' Committee at:

However, please be aware that we may need a few days to get back to you!


​Social events

The City of Brussels website contains useful information about social events in Brussels, including in its Agenda.



For discounts on rail travel in Belgium, visit the SNCB website, and for savings on transport within Brussels region, see the Stib site. You can hire bikes in Brussels through Villo! vélo.


Finding accommodation can seem daunting. However, the following websites are extremely useful when starting the search for an apartment:



Other source of information:

The Expat Welcom Desk service provides a lot of useful information on issues relevant to trainees, such as housing, residence and social security. 

You can also take a look at our Accommodation Guide for more information.