Who can apply for a room?

Who can apply?

Brik is a partner organisation of the Flemish Institutions of Higher Education in Brussels. Students enrolled at those schools have priority. This goes for both roommates in case of a double room. If we still have rooms left, other students can apply as well.

Order of priorities

  • Partner school students:
    • Vrije Universiteit Brussel (VUB)
    • Erasmushogeschool Brussel (EhB)
    • LUCA – School of Arts
    • Odisee
    • KU Leuven Campus Brussels & Faculty of Architecture
  • Students enrolled at a school other than those mentioned above
  • Interns
  • Longer stays have priority over shorter stays.

Partner institutions

Lease terms

Lease terms

You can book a room in Van Orley for a short to mid-term stay.
The minimum stay is a fortnight (2 weeks), the average and cheapest stay is 5 months. Rooms can be booked in semi-monthly blocks.

Start Lease Maximum lease term Call for Application
Fall Semester 2020 01.09.2020  or
15.09.2020 
1 semester
Until 14.02.2021 max 
06.07.2020 
Spring Semester 2021 01.02.2021  or
15.02.2021 
1 semester
Until 14.07.2021 
Extension for July & August months possible 
15.11.2020 

How to apply?

Step 1 | INFORMATION
Throughout the year

Fill in the form at the bottom of this page or send an email to welcome@brik.be. Tell us who you are, the duration of your stay and the school you will be attending in Brussel.

Step 2 | APPLICATION
6 July 2020 / 15 November 2020

Call for applications: We’ll send an email to invite you to apply for a room. This will contain an overview of all the available rooms with prices and specifications.

  • Send in the top 5 rooms of your choice.
  • Add your roommate as a cc.
  • Add the start and end date of your stay

Step 3 | COMPLETE YOUR FILE
within 1 day

In order to be able to draft a contract we need your contact info.

  • Send in a (preliminary) proof of enrollment
  • Send your ID or Passport
  • Fill out your personal detail in the form that was sent to you

Step 4 | SIGNING & PAYMENTS
within 7 days

Brik will send you a lease agreement. Sign and send it within 7 days to confirm your stay.

  • Sign and send the agreement
  • Transfer the deposit

Step 5 | START OF LEASE
September/February

 

The semester leases begin on

  • Fall semester: 1 September or 15 September
  • Spring semester: 1 February or 15 February

Sharing a room

Roomie-o where art thou?

Determined to get a room in Van Orley? Opt for a shared room and raise your chances.Double rooms can only be booked if a roommate has been found. This process usually takes some time, so it’s a good thing to start looking for one already.
How? Join our Facebook group and make post. Cut the cost of your stay and end up with a friendship for life!

Please note:

  • Both roommates rent the room for the same period. Same-sex; mixed sex? We don’t mind if you don’t mind. Just keep in mind that a double room is an actual shared room, with two beds and one bathroom.
  • Both roommates must comply with all application requirements (see who can apply)

Summer Stays

Enrolling for a preparatory course, retaking exams in August or doing an internship in the summer? We offer single and double rooms that can be booked for a short period (min. 2 weeks) and on a daily basis.

Benefits:

  • Flexible contract
  • Supreme location, in the city centre and within walking distance of the European district. And the beautiful Botanique park just across the street.
  • Cheaper than a hotel or hostel
  • Bedlinen provided
  • Wifi
  • No extra charges
  • € 300 deposit
  • Meeting other young people from all over the world

Contact

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