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Contact and location

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CONTACT AND LOCATION

Hasselt University's headquarters are in the Old Prison (Oude Gevangenis) on Hasselt Campus. This building on Martelarenlaan in Hasselt is the first place to go when you first enrol al the university and for all contacts with the student administration as a student.
The student administration's services and student facilities, the study coaches and the ombuds person can of course be contacted in Building D (block D) on Diepenbeek Campus.
Teaching for the law programme is mainly provided on the city campus in Hasselt.
Students on other programmes usually attend classes (in various buildings) on Diepenbeek Campus. Students can commute by public transport between the two campuses.


Postal address & visiting address

Hasselt University
Martelarenlaan 42
3500 Hasselt
Tel: 011 268 111
Fax: 011 268 199

plan of both campuses


Google Maps

Route to Hasselt Campus

Hasselt campus opening hours

Oude Gevangenis 

Monday to Thursday: 8.00 to 20.00 (reception to 17.30)
Friday: 8.00 to 19.00 (reception to 17.30)
Saturday: 8.00 to 17.00 hrs. (reception to 17.00)

From 1 January 2016, Hasselt Campus will be completely closed during the weekends. The organisation of events on Saturdays and Sundays can be discussed, subject to additional practical and financial arrangements. Request to use Hasselt University infrastructure.

Law Faculty Building and Rectory building

Monday to Thursday: 8.00 to 20.00 hrs
Friday: 8.00 to 19.00 hrs
Weekends: closed


Getting to Hasselt campus

Public transport

  • By train
    From Antwerp, Bruges, Brussels, Ghent, Leuven and Liège, there are direct connections to the capital of Limburg every hour, seven days a week.

    More information can be found on the website of the Belgian National Railway Company (NMBS/SNCB): www.nmbs.be.

    You can take a taxi from the entrance to Hasselt Station. A taxi at Kolonel Dusartplein costs about €5.00. From Kolonel Dusartplein, you can walk to Hasselt Campus. Follow the signs to 'Faculteit Rechten - Universiteit Hasselt'.

  • By bus
    Regular fast bus services from Maaseik, Lommel, Neerpelt and Geel stop in front of Hasselt Station. There are also good connections to Hasselt from virtually every municipality in Limburg.

    The Boulevardpendel ('Boulevard Shuttle', which will take you near the faculty, also leaves Hasselt Staion every 5 minutes. Get off at the 'Kolonel Dusartplein' stop. The bus journey from the station to Dusartplein takes about 8 minutes. From Kolonel Dusartplein, follow the signs to 'Faculteit Rechten - Universiteit Hasselt'.

    Services 45, 20A, 36 and 453 depart from Diepenbeek Campus to Kolonel Dusartplein in Hasselt.

    Services 1 and 45 depart from Genk Station to Kolonel Dusartplein.

    More information is available from De Lijn Limburg, tel. 070 220 200, de Lijnwinkel, tel. 011 850 303 or www.delijn.be. There is an information office in Stationsplein.



real-time info stop Dusartplein Hasselt

By bike

Hasselt campus has an unguarded bicycle park on Koekerellenpad (the path between Oude Gevangenis and the Rectory building).

Your bike will be guarded at the following locations:

Town Hall:

  • on Groenplein behind the Town Hall 
  • Monday to Friday: 9.00 to 18.00.
  • Saturday: 10.00 to 18.00.

Station:

  • to the front of the station 
  • Monday to Friday: 7.30 to 18.30.
  • Saturday: 09:30 to 18:30.
  • not on Sundays or public holidays.
Capucienenplein:
  • in Twee Torenwijk 
  • Monday to Friday: 10.00 to 18.00.
  • not on Sundays or public holidays.
Kolonel Dusartplein:
  • at the corner of Maastrichtersteenweg and Kolonel Dusartplein
  • on Tuesday and Friday (market days) from 9.00 to 13.00.

By car

Hasselt is easily reached via the E313 (exit 27, 28 and 29) and E314 (exit 29) motorways. There are numerous car parks in and around the city centre. You can leave the car on the outskirts of the town and finish your journey by bus. Near Hasselt Campus (under Kolonel Dusartplein) there is a pay car park, which can be reached via Koning Boudewijnlaan or Maastrichtersteenweg. At the end of Maastrichtersteenweg, turn right onto the Kleine Ring. After 100 m, you will see the entrance to the car park. Free parking is available close to Hasselt Campus on Vilderstraat and Koning Boudewijnlaan.

Parking options in brief

Park & Ride

  • Alverberg: free parking (303), bus 'H8' to station and Grote Markt, Monday to Saturday from 7.00 to 19.00, not on Sunday or public holidays.

Parking in the city centre

  • Free parkings:
    Vildersstraat (200), Kolonel Dusartplein (160), Kolenkaai (100), Truierbrug zuid (150) and Cultureel Centrum (320).
  • Parking garages (paying):
    Kolonel Dusartplein (800 spaces – near Hasselt campus), Molenpoort (420), TT-wijk (520) and Luikersteenweg (250). Information about the parking garages can be found at www.parkings-hasselt.be.
  • Parking in the Centre zone - within and on Groene Boulevard - must be paid for during the day (9.00 - 19.00). On-street parking costs one euro for the first hour and two euros for each subsequent hour.
  • Parking spaces for people with disabilities:
    There are around thirty parking spaces reserved for people with a disabilities.
  • More information is available on the website of the City of Hasselt.

Locations of buildings on Hasselt Campus

Hasselt city campus

 
Hasselt parking map

Oude Gevangenis - ground floor

Oude gevangenis - upstairs

Postal address

Hasselt University
Martelarenlaan 42
3500 Hasselt
Tel: 011 268 111
Fax.: 011 268 199

Visting address

Hasselt University
Diepenbeek Campus
Agoralaan Gebouw D
3590 Diepenbeek
Tel.: 011 268 111
Fax: 011 268 199

map of both campuses


Google Maps

Route to Diepenbeek Campus

Diepenbeek Campus opening hours

Building D

openings hours during teaching and examination periods:
weekdays: 7.00 to 22.00.
Saturday: 8.00 to 19.00.
opening hours during vacation periods:
weekdays: 8.00 to 19.00.
Saturday: 8.00 to 15.00.

Building D reception
openings hours during teaching and examination periods:
weekdays: 8.00 to 18.00.
Saturday 8.30 to 17.00.
opening hours during vacation periods:
weekdays: 8.00 to 17.00.
Saturday: closed

 

Getting to Diepenbeek campus

Public Transport

  • By train
    You can get to Diepenbeek Campus by taking the train to Diepenbeek, Hasselt or Genk and then taking a bus to the campus.

    Website of the Belgian Railway Company (NMBS/SNCB)
  • By bus
    Diepenbeek Campus can be reached with services 45, 20A, 36 and 453.
    From the square in front of Hasselt Station, service 45 departs for Maastricht and Maaseik, service 20A for Maastricht and service 36 for Genk via Diepenbeek. A bus leaves for the campus at least every 15 minutes.
  • A service 45 bus departs from Genk Station to the campus every 30minutes.
  • A service 453 bus departs from Diepenbeek Station to the campus every hour.


    real-time information at campus bus stop in Diepenbeek

Website of 'De Lijn'

 

By bike

The area surrounding Diepenbeek Campus is very bike-friendly. Students can reach the campus safely and enjoyably via cycle paths that wind their way through the greenery. On campus, bikes can be parked under cover, and the university provides special bike locks.

VEDO (a project of the municipality of Diepenbeek in conjunction with vzw Alternatief) rents bikes to students and does repairs (at cost price). Tenting the bike is free: you simpely have to provid a deposit of €70 at the start of the academic year.

By car

Parking is provided near each building:

Parking for visitors:
There is a visitor's car park at the side of the main building. Ring the bell at the front barrier, then leave your car for a moment near the mean building. At reception you will be given a day code for the barrier and a plan you can use to find your way to the visitor's car park.

 

Students with disabilities

The campus has special facilities for students with disabilities: there are separate parking spaces at the entrance to each building and a special entrance ramp (without stairs). There is a wheelchair available, and each floor is accessible by elevator.

Locations of buildings on Diepenbeek campus