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According to topschoolsintheusa.com, Belgium is a small country located in Western Europe, bordered by the Netherlands to the north, Germany to the east, Luxembourg to the southeast, and France to the southwest. It has a total land area of 30,528 square kilometers and its terrain is mostly flat with some rolling hills in the south. The highest point in Belgium is Botrange at 694 meters above sea level. The educational system in Belgium is divided into three levels: primary, secondary and tertiary. Primary education begins at age six and is compulsory until age 15 or completion of Grade 6. Secondary education consists of grades 7-12 and leads to the Belgian Certificate of Secondary Education (BCSE). Post-secondary education includes university studies, technical training, and vocational training. The University of Brussels (UB) is the main public university in the country, offering degree programs in a wide range of disciplines such as business administration, engineering, law, medicine and nursing. In addition to this public institution, there are numerous private universities that offer degree programs for specialized fields such as theology or international relations. See localcollegeexplorer for Belgium History.

Belgium Modern History

Belgium is a country located in Western Europe. With the capital city of Brussels, Belgium has a population of 11,589,634 based on a recent census from COUNTRYAAH. After World War II, it was clear that political and economic power had shifted, from Wallonia to Flanders. Growing nationalist trends and economic crisis led to ever greater… Read More »

Belgium Healthcare and Money

Health care Vaccinations Vaccination needed receipt required yellow fever no cholera no typhus no – malaria no – Eat Drink Overview Medical care is excellent but expensive. The European Health Insurance Card (EHIC) is valid for nationals of EU and EFTA countries. The EHIC regulates care and reimbursement of costs in the event of illness… Read More »

Belgium General Information

Belgium is a small and cozy kingdom, which is rightfully proud of its rich history and culture. This country wins the hearts of many tourists with its majestic Flemish architecture, beautiful works of art by famous artists, delicious and hearty national cuisine familiar to European residents. Here you can forget about the hustle and bustle… Read More »

Belgium Flemish Literature

The Van Nu en Straks group (“Of today and tomorrow”) – which, in the years around 1900, had emancipated Flemish literature and raised it to European levels by virtue of a double synthesis, that of the various literary trends of the end of the century and that of all the faculties of man in art… Read More »

Belgium Criminal, Commercial and International Law

Criminal law. – The general principles that inspire the Belgian penal code of 9 June 1867 are common to most European states; rather, it is better to insist on the modifications that were brought about by applying the most recent criminological doctrines. The offenses, distinguished according to the severity of the penalties into crimes, offenses… Read More »