Scotland has had a long-established presence in Brussels, including almost 20 years in Scotland House at Rond-Point Schuman. In line with the Scottish Government’s newly-established network across the EU in London, Dublin, Berlin, and shortly, Paris, we have renewed our own Scotland House Brussels (Taigh na h-Alba Bhruiseal) to provide us with an even more effective platform to enhance our commitment to playing an active role in Europe and support our collaborative approach to working with Scottish, EU and International stakeholders.
The partners of Scotland House Brussels are the Scottish Government, Scotland Europa and Scottish Enterprise / Scottish Development International. Scotland House Brussels has well established teams covering diplomatic engagement, economic development and cultural promotion.
You can register for our mailing list to receive event invitations and updates on the activities of Scotland House Brussels.
We offer our residents a unique membership package, including office space, conference centre facilities and the bringing together of a wide variety of public and private sector organisations. Scotland House residents include:
|Channel Islands Brussels Office|
|City Office in Brussels|
|EuroACE – European Alliance of Companies for Energy Efficiency in Buildings|
|European Biomass Industry Association (EUBIA)|
|GeSi – Global e-Sustainability Initiative|
|Isle of Man Government Brussels Office (Oik Reiltys Ellan Vannin ayns Brussels)|
|Scottish Development International|
|Scottish Government EU Office (Riaghaltas na h-Alba Oifis an Aonadh Eorpach)|
If you are interested in having more information about the office space and the services that we offer, contact:
T +32 2 282 83 01
How to get here
Scotland House is centrally located in Brussels’ European Quarter and enjoys excellent transport links. Schuman metro station is less than a minute’s walk and Brussels Airport is only 15 minutes by train or 25 minutes by bus or car.
As Scotland House is within easy reach of Schuman metro station, we are well-connected to all other parts of the city.
Brussels has a well-organised and user-friendly public transport system that includes metros, trams and buses. There are route maps of the interconnected train, tram and bus network with timetables posted at most stops, as well as free maps available from the tourist office. The journey planner on the website of the Société des Transports Intercommunaux de Bruxelles (STIB) includes a map of the metro system in Brussels. The STIB site also features a map of the entire transport network.
Brussels Airport is located north-east of the city centre in the nearby Flemish municipality of Zaventem. The airport is easily reached from Scotland House via direct train to the station Bruxelles-Schuman, or via the Airport Line bus number 12.
Brussels South Charleroi Airport is located near Charleroi, 45 minutes south of Brussels. A shuttle bus connects the airport with the Gare du Midi/Zuidstation in Brussels. To get from the railway station to Scotland House, see instructions under Train.
The Eurostar arrives at Brussels Gare du Midi/Zuidstation. From here it is a short metro ride to Scotland House. Take metro 2 or 6 towards Simonis (Elisabeth) and change at Arts-Loi/Kunst-Wet to metro 1 or 5 towards Stokkel/Hermann-Debroux. Get off at Schuman.
Suggested hotels nearby
Brussels has a wide variety of stylish hotels that cater to the needs of the most discerning globetrotters. Brussels has many luxury and business class hotels to cater for the many business travellers and officials who frequent the city. Recommended hotels in Brussels are indicated on the above map.
Average nightly rates in Brussels:
- 5-star £200-395
- 4-star £150-270
- 3-star £85-100
- Budget Hotels £30-80
Please note that hotel rates in the capital can vary widely due to alternating visitor frequency.