Internship in Belgium, the center of European politics
Belgium is a relatively small European country located in Western Europe, between France and the Netherlands. It is densely populated and the population of is around 11 million people. Belgium is the heir of several former medieval powers, and you will see traces of these everywhere while visiting this country.
Placement in Belgium, a monarchy in the heart of Benelux-countries
In 1830, Belgium won its independence from the Dutch as a result of an uprising of the Belgian people. A constitutional monarchy was established in 1831, with a monarch invited in from the House of Saxe-Coburg Gotha in Germany. Belgium is a hereditary constitutional monarchy. The current monarch is King Albert II, who took the oath of office on August 9, 1993.
Internship in Brussels, Belgium consists of EU-headquarters, three languages and good beer
Belgium is a founding member of the European Union and for instance the headquarters of European Union and NATO (among many other major international organisations) are located in Belgium. Belgium has three different languages as around 60% of the people speak Dutch, 40% French and a small minority German. The country is also very well known of its beers and there are for instance 178 breweries in Belgium.