Conference location:


Academiestraat 1

9000 Ghent (Belgium)

By car

The longest European highways, the E40 and E17, go by or even through Ghent and connect the city to Paris, Amsterdam, Cologne, Krakow and many other important cities.

Please be aware that the circulation in the city center has recently changed and that the use of GPS might not be reliable. To avoid frustrating situations, please plan your local route carefully, for instance using The city has been split up into six sections, traffic between these sections is only possible using the inner ring roads (see map below).

Parking options:

  • parking Hospital AZ St.-Lucas, Vogelenzangpark , Gent (€12 per day)

  • parking Ramen (route P8), Ramen 23 , Gent (€14 per day, Sunday €4)

  • parking Vrijdagmarkt (route P1), Vrijdagmarkt 1, Gent: (€23.5 per day, Sunday €4)

By train

The most important railway station, Gent-Sint-Pieters, has direct railway connections to Brussels in less than 30 minutes. In Brussels, there are Eurostar or TGV train connections to the United Kingdom, France, the Netherlands and Germany.

From the Gent-St.-Pieters station, you can take the tram lines 1 (towards Wondelgem or Evergem, exit at Gravensteen) or 4 (towards Gentbrugge Moscou, exit at Rabot).

By plane

International airports such as Brussels Airport (Zaventem), Brussels South Charleroi Airport and Lille (France) are less than an hour’s drive from Ghent.