Belgium Startup Trip

The Belgium Startup Trip brings together a group of ambitious students with an entrepreneurial mindset. We want to inspire these students, broaden their horizon and give them a unique experience. All in Belgium!
On the trip we aim to attend talks of startups, investors, incubators, top-entrepreneurs and other interesting organizations. This way, we give an overview of what Belgium has to offer for the aspiring individuals participating at the Belgium Startup Trip. 

    Leuven & Ghent

    8 – 10 November

Belgium Startup Trip 2023

The registrations are officially open for the BST 2023. Apply here to not miss out on this awesome experience!

The registrations are closed! 


Pictures of the BST 2022


The total price for the trip will be 50 euros per person, this price is used for accommodation, transportation, visits, and breakfast.

On the website of AFT on the Belgium Startup Trip page is a link to the application form. This form consists of several questions to get to know you better and to assess your motivation. The registrations will close on October 27th at 12 p.m., so make sure you don’t miss this deadline!

The trip begins Wednesday morning in Leuven. You only need to arrange transportation to our starting location in Leuven; after that, all transportation will be organized by AFT.

Throughout the trip, we’ll journey through the vibrant startup ecosystems of Leuven and Ghent. This includes visits to promising startups, accelerators, and encounters with successful entrepreneurs, and more!

The Belgium Startup Trip is open to all students enrolled in a Belgian educational institution, including PhD students.

The Belgium Startup Trip is designed to give you a firsthand experience of Belgium’s dynamic startup ecosystem. This provides an excellent opportunity to connect with a diverse array of fascinating individuals and innovative businesses. If you’re eager to expand your network and dive into the world of startups, don’t hesitate to apply!

If the answer on your question is not in the list, feel free to send your question to [email protected].

Thanks to our team

Peter-William Hellings
Victoria de Crombrugghe
Wout Keymis
David Stout

Thanks to our partners