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Flanders is an ideal place for individuals and families

One visit to Flanders is all it takes to realize that it’s an amazing, diverse and opportunity-filled place to live. Within shouting distance of world-famous leisure destinations and full of culture and beauty itself, Flanders prides itself on its top-notch educational system, healthcare system and standard of living.

Excellent yet affordable healthcare in Flanders

With up to 75% of health care costs reimbursed in Flanders, healthcare isn’t simply excellent – it’s affordable too. Inhabitants of the region can freely choose their doctors and specialists, and medication is simple to obtain.

High-caliber education in Flanders

Education begins at 2.5 years old in Flanders, and it is either free or very low cost. Not only is primary and secondary school of high caliber; Flanders’ universities rank among the best in the world, and the region is home to some of the best and brightest minds in science and technology.

Very high standard of living

It’s obvious that the people of Flanders love life – and all of the pleasures, experiences and relationships that come with it. They are well-educated, healthy, happy citizens who enjoy the excellent lifestyle of the region.

Many historical yet vibrant cities and towns

From Bruges to Brussels, Antwerp, Ghent, Leuven, Hasselt and everywhere in between, the cities, towns and villages of Flanders are known for their beauty, charm and vibrant ambiance. But beauty is more than skin-deep: Flanders is also home to excellent universities, world-changing institutions and global enterprises, as well as famous museums, events and works of art.

A cultural hotspot with lots of leisure opportunities

Meticulously preserved and restored, the cities and towns of Flanders retain their ancient charm while still offering all of the benefits of modern society. Living in Flanders means living right around the corner from delicious food, interesting pastimes and rich culture.

Affordable cost of living

Flanders is an ideal place to live, work, play, raise a family – and it’s completely affordable, too. Some of the most famous cities of the world, including Paris, Oslo, London and Tokyo, don’t even come close to the quality of life enjoyed in Brussels and other cities in Flanders.

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