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1st Euro-Africa Cooperation Forum on ICT Research
March 25-26, 2009 - Brussels, Belgium
Event venue

Day 1 (March 25)

  • Place: Centre Albert Borschette, European Commission premises
    Room: 0A
    Address: Rue Froissart, 36 - Brussels, Belgium
    Telephone: +32 / (0) 2 29 - 58700  

Day 2 (March 26)

  • Place: Charlemagne Building, European Commission premises
    Room: Alcide de Gaspéri (Level 2)
    Address: Rue de la Loi (Wetstraat), 170 - Brussels, Belgium
    Telephone: +32 / (0) 2 29 - 90600/ 91736  

Event access

From Brussels Airport (Zaventem)

Transfer by Bus
There is a cheap (approx 3 €) shuttle bus (Line 12) from the airport to the city which runs approximately every 20 minutes. After 30 to 45 minutes, you should get off at Schuman. See the website for further information.
For the Borschette Centre: from the Schuman stop, walk down rue Froissart, cross rue Belliard and continue on the right-hand side for about 300 meters. The next large building after the Clinique Leopold is the Centre Borschette Center.
For the Charlemagne Building: from the Schuman stop, you should walk along Wetstraat (Rue de la Loi). The Charlemagne Building is on the right-hand side.

Transfer by Taxi
A taxi from the Airport costs 35-45 € and takes about 25-30 minutes. During rush hours you should allow 35-45 minutes.

Transfer by Train
Take the shuttle from the airport to Brussels Central Station (Gare Centrale). Trains leave at approximately 15 minute intervals, it will take you 25 minutes and a ticket costs 2,60 €. Then follow the instructions from the train station, via the Metro to Schuman (for Charlemagne and Borschette).

From the Central Station (Gare Centrale)

Transfer by Metro
From Central Station (Gare Centrale) take the Metro line in the direction of Stokkel (Line 1B) or Herrmann-Debroux (Line 1A). A ticket costs 1,40€ (day pass 3,80€). Exit at Schuman, the fifth stop.
For the Borschette Centre: leave the metro station via the Justus Lipsius exit. Arriving on top of the escalator, stay on the right-hand side (there is a little flower stall). Turn immediately to the right and you will find yourself on the Rue Froissart. Walk down Rue Froissart, cross Rue Belliard and continue on the right-hand side for about 300 meters. The next large building after the Clinique Leopold is the Centre Borschette Center.
For the Charlemagne Building: from the Schuman stop, you should walk along Wetstraat (Rue de la Loi). The Charlemagne Building is on the right-hand side.

Transfer by Taxi
It will take you about 10 minutes.

From the Brussels South Train Station/ (Gare du Midi)

Transfer by Metro
Take the Metro line in the direction of Simonis (Line 2). A ticket costs 1,40€ (day pass 3,80€). After 6 stops, get off at Arts-Loi (Kunst-Wet) and change to line 1A/B to the direction of either Stokkel or Hermann-Debroux. Get off at Schuman, the 2nd stop. The journey will take you approximately 20-25 minutes.
For the Borschette Centre: leave the metro station via the Justus Lipsius exit. Arriving on top of the escalator, stay on the right-hand side (there is a little flower stall). Turn immediately to the right and you will find yourself on the Rue Froissart. Walk down Rue Froissart, cross Rue Belliard and continue on the right-hand side for about 300 meters. The next large building after the Clinique Leopold is the Centre Borschette Center.
For the Charlemagne Building: from the Schuman stop, you should walk along Wetstraat (Rue de la Loi). The Charlemagne Building is on the right-hand side.

Transfer by Taxi
It will take approximately 20-25 minutes and will cost between 15€ and 20€.

Map of the Albert Borschette Centre

 

Map of the Charlemagne Building