Last Edited : Nov 18, 2023

Beamm copyright

The online Belgian Arithmetic Microsimulation Model (BEAMM) platform is a free service offered by the Center for Applied Public Economics (CAPE) of the UCLouvain Saint-Louis Bruxelles.

The online BEAMM platform is made available in an open access model for instructional purposes, to promote a better understanding of the tax-benefit system in Belgium and to enhance the democratic discourse.


CAPE is a research center within the UCLouvain Saint-Louis–Bruxelles, which is “a private legal entity with a public benefit mission,” (business number: 0419 052 272) the head office of which is located at Place de l’Université, 1 bte L0.01.15, 1348 Louvain-la-Neuve, Belgium.

Contact information for the CAPE research center at the UCLouvain Saint-Louis–Bruxelles:
Boulevard du Jardin Botanique 43
1000 Brussels
Tel: 02/211 78 11

CAPE coordinators: Tom Truyts: and Gilles Granjean:

Information concerning intellectual property

The text, images, video, music, illustrations, and other items that make up the platform are protected by copyright. All of these items constitute the USL-B’s intellectual property, or, if applicable, the intellectual property of a third party from which the USL-B has obtained the required authorizations. Other items are free of copyright. Items that are the property of the USL-B may not be saved, copied, or reproduced without first obtaining the USL-B’s consent, or as per the exceptions specified by copyright law. Any fraudulent use of this content may result in legal action before the appropriate jurisdiction.

Registered trademark

The BEAMM trademark was registered on 22-09-2022 with the Benelux Intellectual Property Office (BOIP)’s trademark registry.