Monasterium PoortAckere
Room “Sint-Lucas”
Oude Houtlei 56
9000 Gent


Below, please find the directions to Monasterium PoortAckere:
By car
Please use the nearby public car parks: 'Sint-Michiels' and 'Ramen'. In Gent city centre, follow “Parkeerroute Sint-Michiels”.
Coming from Calais – Oostende – Brugge (E40)
– Take the exit Gent West (no. 13) and follow the indications ‘Gent Centrum’ via the yellow parking route (direction Sint-Michiels parking). You will arrive in the ‘Hoogstraat’.
– Take the last street on your right side, which is ‘Oude Houtlei’.
– Monasterium PoortAckere is situated halfway on your right side.
Coming from Brussel (E40) or Antwerpen (E17)
– Take the exit Gent Centrum and then choose "Alle richtingen" (all directions). You will drive down the viaduct to end up at a traffic light cross road. Sort left(!) and turn left.
-You are now on the city center ring road of Ghent. At the 5th traffic lights, you turn right (Nieuwe Wandeling). Now you will see a long stretched park on your left hand side. At the second traffic lights, go right again ("Hoogstraat") and keep following.
-Take the third street on the right, which is ‘Oude Houtlei’.
By train
Take a train to Gent (Gent-Sint-Pieters). In front of the train station Gent-Sint-Pieters, you can take tram 1 to the city center (direction: Korenmarkt/Wondelgem/Evergem) and get off at the tram stop 'Korte Meer'. The meeting venue is 2 a minute’s walk; please have a look at the city map below.
You can buy a tram ticket with help of the ticket machine at the tram platform (coins: 1,20 EUR).
A walk from the railway station Gent-Sint-Pieters to Monasterium PoortAckere is 35 minutes.
Gent City Map:
Train info:
Bus info:
For further info on the venue, please contact Kim De Ruyck:
+32 9 264 66 56

Registration fee:
  • Non-members: 60 euro
  • Non-member PhD students: 30 euro
  • BEMS members: free (combined membership for Beltox and BEMS is possible)
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