APME 2017

Advanced Polymers via Macromolecular Engineering

 Ghent, Belgium    May 21-25, 2017

Conference Venue

APME 2017 will take place in the Center of Ghent, at the:

Ghent University
Faculty of Economics and Business Administration
Tweekerkenstraat 2
(entrance left of Sint-Peter’s Abbey)
9000 Ghent
Belgium

Ghent University

For accommodation suggestions, please check the Acommodation page.

How to get there

By air

Ghent is located about one hour from Brussels Airport, which is operated by more than 140 national and international airlines. 

By train

The easiest way to get there from the airport, or any other location in Belgium, is by train (SNCB, 'NMBS'). Those travelling from Paris, London, Amsterdam or Cologne may also book a high speed train with Eurostar or Thalys. The station to reach is the Ghent Sint-Pieters station.

By bus and tram

Public transport from Ghent Sint-Pieters station:

  • Buses 34, 35, 36, 55, 57, 58, 70, 71, 72, 73, 74, 76, 77, 78 (stop Heuvelpoort, then 5 minutes walking via Overpoortstraat)
  • Bus 5 (stop Sint-Pietersplein)
  • Tram, line 1 (stop Veergrep, then 7 minutes walking via Kannunikstraat and Kazernenstraat)

By foot

From the city center of Ghent:

  • follow the pedestrian signage to the Kunstenkwartier / Sint-Pietersplein-site / St Peter’s Abbey

By car

From the E 17 - E 40: exit Gent-Centrum - B401, exit nr.1 "Alle richtingen/all directions", turn left at the traffic lights, straight until second set of lights (Heuvelpoort), turn right via Overpoortstraat to Sint-Pietersplein

There are several public car parks scattered throughout the city centre, one of them right in front of the conference venue, beneath Saint Peter's Square (P10 - car park Sint-Pietersplein).