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College/Technical Training

Installation Education Center

The USAG Benelux - Brussels Education Center has a wealth of information for soldiers and/or spouses wanting to continue or start an education. The following programs are also offered at the Education Center:

  • Basic Skills Improvement (administered by the Benelux Education Center)
  • High School/ GED programs (administered by the Benelux Education Center)
  • College programs
  • Computer Based instruction
  • Military evaluations
  • Transition Counseling
  • Commissioning opportunities
  • Tuition Assistance
  • Non-traditional education programs
  • Veterans education benefits counseling
  • Testing Programs (administered by the Benelux Education Center)

For additional information, call the USAG Benelux - Brussels Education Center.


The following colleges and universities service the Brussels American community. Search the web for each college's web site.

Maryland in Europe (a consortium consisting of the University of Maryland and other Maryland institutions) grants associate and bachelors degree in a wide variety of subjects. Classes are available both in a traditional classroom setting and online. Representation is located on SHAPE with visitation to Brussels weekly.

Central Texas College in Europe offers various vocational/technical degrees in the Brussels and SHAPE communities. Representation is located on SHAPE.

The University of Oklahoma offers a Masters Program in Human Relations and International Relations available at SHAPE.

Soldiers and family members may also call the SHAPE Education Center if they would like to speak to an Embry-Riddle Aeronautical University or to a Central Texas College representative.

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