Education in Belgium
Apr 09th 2019

The education system in Belgium, viewed according to the age of the young person, is broadly:

  • Pre-primary education 2.5 to 6 years
  • Primary school 6 to 12 years
  • Secondary school 12 to 18 years (possibly with extension to 19)
  • Higher education (professional bachelor or academic bachelor, master, doctorate degree) 18+

 

Source: Wikipedia

Source: Wikipedia

 

The educational competences are exercised in Belgium by the Flemish-speaking, the French-speaking and the German-speaking community. More specification about the differences between education in the communities can be found at:
https://www.belgiumeducation.info/education-system/education-structure.html
https://eacea.ec.europa.eu/national-policies/eurydice/content/belgium-flemish-community_en
https://eacea.ec.europa.eu/national-policies/eurydice/content/belgium-french-community_en
https://eacea.ec.europa.eu/national-policies/eurydice/content/belgium-german-speaking-community_en