Are you an International UHasselt student or an Erasmus student at UHasselt arriving in Belgium for the first time?

UHasselt wants to make your first trip to your student room/lodging in Belgium as smooth as possible. We refund part (maximum 30€) of the price of your cab ticket.


  • International student
  • Erasmus student
  • Does not apply to PhD students, Visitors, Internship

What do you need to do?

  • Take a taxi
  • From Hasselt Station  Or an airport in Belgium (Charleroi Brussels South or Brussels International)
  • To your accommodation in Hasselt or Diepenbeek.
  • Pay for the cab
  • Ask for a receipt (in Dutch: Betalingsbewijs).
  • Request a refund .
  • Add
    • proof of payment
    • Ticket to Belgium (a refund is only valid on or the first day after the date of arrival)


The refund

  • is 30€ maximum and can never be more than the amount paid. If a cab ride is shared, the maximum per cab ride for reimbursement is 30€.
  • is only possible for a cab ride on or the first following day after the date of arrival
  • per student is one time
  • is paid to an account number noted in the student file. Possible bank charges (Belgium to NON- EEA) will be deducted from the refund.

Be sure to ask for an estimate of the price before boarding.

The reimbursement of the maximum of 30€ only pays back a part of the entire cab trip.

Illustrative example of the rates:

  • Cab Brussels International - Hasselt: 100€ - Intermediate 30€ = Student pays 70€
  • Cab Brussels South - Hasselt: € 200 -between € 30 = Student pays € 170
  • Cab Hasselt Train Station - Diepenbeek (Hasselt) = 40€ - 30€= student pays 10€.

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