Practical Information

Conference Venue

The conference will take place at the Erasmushuis (Leuven University), Room Justus Lipsiuszaal.

Faculty of Arts, Blijde Inkomststraat 21, 3000 Leuven.


Leuven has several hotels that are located within walking distance of the Faculty of Arts.

You can find an overview of the available hotels on the website Visit Leuven.


 By plane

Brussels National Airport

Leuven is located at approximately 25 km from Brussels National Airport. The cheapest and easiest way to travel to Leuven is by train. There is a direct connection between the airport and Leuven and the journey takes no more than 20 minutes.

Brussels South Charleroi Airport

Beware that Brussels South Airport is not located in Brussels, but in Charleroi (90 km from Leuven). You can take the bus to Charleroi railway station and a train from there to Leuven, which takes about 2 hours. By car you will need approximately one hour.

 By train

Leuven is easy to reach by train from all Belgian cities. The station is very close to the city center and the Faculty of Arts. International trains, Eurostar and Thalys arrive at railway station Brussels Midi. The average journey time between Brussels Midi and the station of Leuven is 30 minutes.