Noorderhart Maria hospital

The Maria Hospital is a modern hospital with 348 beds.
The medical support system covers almost all specialisms and numerous subspecialties.

The hospital wants to be a highly valued hospital within the region because of its patient-oriented work ethics.

Within the rehabilitation department two groups can be distinguished:

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  1. Physical rehabilitation. The aim of physical rehabilitation is to help people who, as a result of an illness or trauma, are limited in their skills or functioning. The object is to improve functionality by including techniques like physical exercises and respiratory physiotherapy.

  2. Rehabilitation of the geriatric population. Treatment forms include functional therapy, neuropsychic therapy consisting of relaxation and movement and group therapy.



Noorderhart Maria Hospital

Maesensveld 1
3900 Pelt

Important information


The hospital is accessible by bus from Hasselt, City Centre (bus line 18a). For more detailed information, consult the route planner of 'De Lijn':

Accommodation during internship

There is a possibility to use the student accommodation near the hospital. For your accommodation during your internship you can reach out to:

Ann Leemans ( - 003211/82.64.84)

She will be able to inform you about availability and price of accommodation on site of the internship.

There is the possibility to eat a warm meal in the staff canteen at a staff & student's discount.

Contact internship prior to start

Make sure to contact your placement a week before your startdate.

This is possible by mail:

Or by phone:
0032 11 82.62.71

Registration before start internship

To be able to start your internship in a hospital or other facility of Noorderhart Maria Ziekenhuis, you need to register minimum 14 days before the start of your internship.

This is necessary for the processing of all student information and manufacturing of a student ID linked to your placement.

Students that are not (correctly) registered, can not start their placement!

The registration is in Dutch and takes some time. Be sure to make an appointment with your internship supervisor (UHasselt) in due time.

Contact information internship mentor

Work clothing and working hours


  • Work clothing will be present.
  • You have to provide your own works hoes.

Working hours:

  • 8.30u - 16.36u