About those 600 hours What are these 600 hours? Am I obliged to use my 600 hours? Can I only work as a student in the summer? Can I work more than 600 hours? I am only studying in Belgium temporarily. Do I receive 600 hours, too? I don't study or live in Belgium but in one of the neighbouring countries. Do I receive 600 hours, too? Paying lower social contributions? Is that even legal? Will I get another 600 hours next year? I am working in the hotel and catering industry (horeca). Can I combine my 600 hours with my 50 horeca days? Can I combine the 600 hours quota with the 190 hours quota for association work? Overview of corona measures since 2020 Starting 2023, you will be allowed to work 600 hours instead of 475!