MEED (formerly MCTR)
Stevin building (floor -1)
Université catholique de Louvain
Place du levant, 2, Box L5.04.02
B-1348 Louvain-la-Neuve, Belgium
Tél. : + 32 (0)10 47 25 00
Parking ground P14 (only with authorization : a dedicated sticker must be used)
or Parking "Rédimé" (Free access; localized Avenue Georges Lemaître : see bottom of area D9 on the Louvain-la-Neuve map )
How to reach us
If you arrive by car, take the exit number 8A on the Brussels-Namur-Luxembourg Motorway (E411), then follow the directions "Louvain-la-Neuve Sud", "Biéreau" or "Bruyères".
Leave your car in the (free) parking grounds referenced "Rédimé".
Louvain-la-Neuve has its own train station. There are three main train stations in Brussels: Bruxelles-Nord, Bruxelles-Central, and Bruxelles-Midi (also called Brussel-Zuid). There are trains from Brussels to Louvain-la-Neuve every half hour and the journey takes between 30' and 60' depending on which station you depart from (the order is as follows: Bruxelles-Midi, Bruxelles-Central, Bruxelles-Nord, Ottignies, Louvain-la-Neuve). Timetables are available from Timetables of the Belgian Railways. When buying a ticket or checking for connections, please indicate "Louvain-la-Neuve". Simply indicating "Louvain" may take you to the flemish city of Leuven wich is 30 km from Louvain-la-Neuve! The iMMC is a ten minutes walk from the train station in Louvain-la-Neuve. For finding your way from the train station to our buildings, we strongly recommend that you download and print the map with the recommended path. You may also print and follow the following instructions:
From the train station walk up the street ("rue des Wallons") all the way through "Place des Wallons", "Place Galilée" and "Place des Sciences" (a place with wooden floor). From the "Place des Sciences", follow the indications for "Sainte Barbe". Walk through the building "Sainte-Barbe" and exit on the other side of the building. You are on the "Place Sainte Barbe". To go to the Stevin building, walk in the direction of the building "Maxwell" and just 50 m before the building "Maxwell", you can see the entrance of the Stevin building on your left.
Brussels National Airport
The main airport close to Louvain-la-Neuve is the national airport: Brussels National Airport at Zaventem (BRU). From the airport you can take a taxi directly to Louvain-la-Neuve, it will cost you about 60 EURO (the company Artgens, Taxi and limousines services, tel.: +32 10 452222 or +32 496 262222 knows Louvain-la-Neuve quite well). The airport is also connected by train to the train station "Bruxelles-Nord" in Brussels. There are regular connections and the journey takes about 30'. From "Bruxelles-Nord", you can then take a train to Louvain-la-Neuve (see above).
Charleroi Brussels-South Airport
There is also a much smaller airport (mostly operated by Ryanair) on the South of Brussels: Brussels- South Airport at Charleroi-Gosselies (CRL). From the this airport, there is a bus service to the railway station of Charleroi (Charleroi-Sud), where you can take a train to Louvain-la-Neuve (via Ottignies). The journey lasts for a little more than an hour.