Het Pand: the conference takes place in 'Het Pand', the cultural and congress centre of the University of Ghent.
'Het Pand' is a beautiful old Dominican monastery located in the heart of the historical city centre of Ghent on the banks of the river Leie, near the medieval port with the guildhalls as its remnants. The oldest parts of this impressive building date from the beginning of the 13th century.
"Het Pand" houses some valuable collections, such as the ethnographical and archaeological collections of the university, the Museum for the History of Medicine and full-size photographs of paintings of Brueghel and Early Flemish Masters
- Het Pand
- Onderbergen 1
- 9000 Gent
- T: 09 264 83 05
The station Ghent Sint Pieters has excellent train direct train connections to Brussels city and the National Brussels airport (Zaventem). From Brussels there are direct train connections to Paris and Amsterdam with the Thalys, the Eurostar to Lille and London and the Deutsche Bahn ICE to Cologne and Frankfurt. The train journey from Ghent Sint-Pieters to Brussels Gare du Midi (Brussels Zuid) only takes 35 minutes, and to the Brussels airport approximately 55 minutes.
The train station in the airport building is located at the lowest floor.
Directions to reach the conference venue 'Het Pand' when approaching Ghent
By public transport
From the train station Gent Sint-Pieters. turn left when leaving the main entrance of the station and take tram 1 to the city center: direction Evergem (every 6 minutes). Exit at the Korenmarkt. You can buy a tram ticket at the counters in the train station.
Follow the parking signage when entering the city from the highway to parking P7: Sint-Michiels. Address: Sint-Michielsplein 8, 9000 Gent The parking is located at 50 meters from 'Het Pand'. An alternative parking is P8: Ramen (address: Ramen 23, 9000 Gent) From here it's about 5 minutes walking to: 'Het Pand'.