Visa information for short stay (maximum 90 days)

EEA+ nationals

If you are a national of a European Economic Area country (EU + Norway, Iceland and Liechtenstein) or from the UK , Monaco or Switzerland you may travel to Belgium with an international passport. You do not need to apply for a visaRead more.

​Non EEA+ nationals

Non EEA+ nationals find all visa information on the central 'Visa' pages.

Travel insurance

All participants are insured for third party liability and accidents during summer or winter school activities. Additional insurances (e.g. health and travel), as well as travel costs are the participant’s own responsibility.

Where to stay?

Looking for accommodation during your stay at Antwerp Summer and Winter University?

Antwerp has many different accommodation options to offer, ranging from student rooms over youth hostels to classic hotels. Most summer or winter schools organised at Antwerp Summer or Winter University take place at the Stadscampus of the University of Antwerp. This campus is located in the so called "university area" close to the city centre. Please be sure to check the distances before you book.

We provide all accepted students with a list of housing options in different price categories and at different locations, but all participants are free to choose their accommodation. For more information on university student rooms, contact our colleagues at .​

Getting there

Antwerp is located in the centre of Belgium and is easily accessible by plane, train, car and bus. The international airport of Brussels (Zaventem) is the most frequently used gateway to Antwerp, but you might also want to consider the low-cost airport of Brussels South (Charleroi).

Antwerp is also very easy to reach by train. International railway lines link Brussels and Antwerp to several other major European cities. 

Lastly, Eurolines and Flixbus buses also frequent the city centre of Antwerp, which might be the cheapest option to get here. 

Read more on travelling to Antwerp