European School Brussels I (Uccle)


Location: Belgium
Type: Mainstream School
Phase: All-through with sixth form
Funding status: State
Gender: Mixed
Age range: 4 - 18 years

About European School Brussels I (Uccle)

European School Brussels 1 (Uccle) is a mixed, mainstream, all-through, multilingual, international, state school in Belgium. It has approximately 3,400 students divided into eight language sections. 

European School Brussels 1 (Uccle) was founded in 1958 and was the second of the now 14 European Schools created in Europe. It follows the same curriculum as all other European Schools which is the European Baccalaureate. The European School system comprises of two years of early education, five years of primary and seven years of secondary education. 


Antonia Ruiz Esturla 

Visions and value 

The main mission of the school is to ensure every child receives a stellar multilingual and multicultural education in a safe and caring environment. Their motto is, ‘Live, learn, work together’. The school celebrates cultural diversity and teaches its pupils to value effort, critical thinking and teamwork. They hope to teach every pupil and staff members to be positive, open, respectful and tolerant in a multicultural environment.  

The curriculum emphasises the importance of science, maths and foreign languages but also offers subjects such as ICT and media skills alongside music. The school prides itself on its school orchestra, band and choir. Extra-curricular activities also include school-organised events such as the biennial Eurosport event, a Model European Parliament and the annual European Schools Science Symposium. 

Teachers working at European School Brussels 1 (Uccle) will benefit from a dynamic, multicultural environment that values creative, hard-working individuals.


Address: 46 Avenue du Vert Chasseur, 1180 Brussels, Belgium
Telephone: +32 2 373 86 11