Campus Hasselt

By bike

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Campus Hasselt has a covered bicycle shed on the Koekerellenpad (the path between the Old Prison and the green Administration Building) and a bicycle shed in the courtyard of the Old Prison (on the inner ringroad side).

In the city centre of Hasselt, camera surveillance is provided at the public bicycle sheds at the following locations:

  • Railway station (front of the station)
  • Library (both the zone near the inner ringroad and the zone on Witte Nonnenstraat) - located near Campus Hasselt
  • Quartier Bleu (underground bicycle shed at Parking Blauwe Boulevard) - located a few minutes' walk from Campus Hasselt
  • Capucienenplein (in the Twee Torenwijk district)
  • City Hall (Groenplein behind the City Hall)

More information about the monitored bicycle sheds and the use of shared bikes can be found on the website of the City of Hasselt (info provided in Dutch only).

For bicycle repairs and rental, students can use VEDO on the Elfdelinie Campus in Hasselt (Elfdeliniestraat 23, Building F - Studententoren) or on Campus Diepenbeek (Building D).

By public transport

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  • By rail

    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 National Railway Company of Belgium:

    From Hasselt railway station you can bike or walk to campus Hasselt, or take a bus or taxi from the front of the railway station to Kolonel Dusartplein. From K. Dusartplein you can walk to Campus Hasselt by following the signs to ‘faculteit Rechten – Universiteit Hasselt’ (Faculty of Law – Hasselt University).

  • By bus

    Express bus services from Maaseik, Lommel, Neerpelt and Geel regularly arrive at Hasselt station square. There are also good connections to Hasselt from practically all Limburg municipalities. The ‘Kolonel Dusartplein’ bus stop is close to Campus Hasselt. When you get off at Kolonel Dusartplein, follow the signs to ‘faculteit Rechten – Universiteit Hasselt’ (Faculty of Law – Hasselt University).

    The ‘Boulevardpendel’ is a shuttle service that departs every 5 minutes from Hasselt station and takes you to the ‘Kolonel Dusartplein’ stop in about 8 minutes.

    From Diepenbeek campus, Lines 45, 20A, 36 and 11 depart to Kolonel Dusartplein.

    Lines 1 and 45 depart from Genk railway station to Kolonel Dusartplein.

    More information can be obtained from De Lijn Info on +32 70 220 200 (0.30 euros per minute), the Lijnwinkel stores or There is an information office on the station’s main square.

    Real-time information on the Dusartplein Hasselt stop

Students receive a contribution to the cost of their rail and bus travel pass, and the campus pass gives them unlimited travel in the Hasselt and Diepenbeek regions.

By car

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Hasselt University has resolutely opted for a sustainable mobility policy. Therefore, we recommend that you travel by bike or public transport as much as possible. If you have no other option, Hasselt is easily accessible via the E313 (exits 27-28-29) and E314 (exit 29) motorways. There are plenty of car parks in and around the city centre.

You can leave your car for free at one of the Park & ​​Rides on the outskirts of the city and continue your journey by bus (from Carpoolparking Zuid and Parking H you can travel to the city centre for 1 euro). Near Campus Hasselt, there are underground paying car parks at Dusartplein (Parking Dusart) and Quartier Bleu (Parking Blauwe Boulevard). From the outer ringroad, follow the LED signs to these car parks. Free parking near Campus Hasselt can be found on Koning Boudewijnlaan (Parking Boudewijnlaan).

Parking options in Hasselt at a glance (info in Dutch only)

Campus Hasselt

Tel. no. +32 11 26 81 11 Postal & visiting address

Martelarenlaan 42

3500 Hasselt

opening hours

The reception in the Oude Gevangenis is open on

Weekdays: 8.00 to 17.00

Saturday and Sunday: Closed

From July 10th until August 26th the reception will close at 16.00.

Campus Hasselt & the Law faculty building are open on

Weekdays: 7.30 - 22.00 u  (From July 10th until August 26th open until 20.00)

Weekends: Closed

Maps of Campus Hasselt

Map campus Hasselt

Plattegrond campus Hasselt

Detailed map of classrooms Oude Gevangenis

Detailplan lokalen Oude Gevangenis