Facilities at the Campus
The monumental UM Campus Brussels' historical building is located in a popular Brussels residential area near Montgomery, well known for the large amount of embassies and representations in the immediate surroundings. From a practical perspective, the Campus is ideally situated between central metro and bus stops Merode and Montgomery and is only a few minutes away from the European institutions and the city centre by both car and public transport.
At this unique venue, UM Campus Brussels offers its specialized rooms and facilities, aimed to provide both internal and external organizers with the best tools to host their events. UM Campus Brussels also enables organizers to promote their event through the UM Campus Brussels media channels and through our newsletter.
Contact the UM Campus Brussels communications officer, Melissa Beltgens, to learn more about this and other promotional opportunities.
The Campus offers both a modern and dynamic working space for Maastricht University staff, students and alumni in Brussels through flexible workspaces and the Alumni Room.
These facilities are complemented with the special UM Campus Brussels partnerships, designed to support each event organized at the Campus in an optimal way.
Flexible workspaces and Alumni Room
The UM Campus Brussels has flexible workspaces available to internal UM affiliated parties free of charge as well as office space for short term rent. The Campus offers free wifi and a calm, flexible working space in the city center with a terrace looking out to the garden. Coffee and tea are available upon request and the UM Campus Brussels staff is always on standby to support your needs.
If you would like to make use of the flexible workspaces, please send an email to UM Campus Brussels or call +32 2732 5076 in advance in order to check the availability.
As well as offering a flexible work- and meeting space free of charge for internal UM parties (students, staff and alumni), the UM Campus Brussels has a room dedicated to UM alumni. This room allows you to sit and relax and enjoy a cup of Blanche Dael coffee when in Brussels, while at the same time being the best place to meet with UM alumni or meet potential new contacts.
Rooms and facilities
The building’s inner decoration radiates a true Maastricht University feeling. The building offers different types of rooms which can be used for different purposes. As the building is located near the main European Insitutions it is an ideal location to book a high-end workshop, a meeting or host a presentation. UM Campus Staff members are trained in academic and professional event coordination and look forward to help you host your event. For bookings of a meeting room or conference please contact the UM Campus Brussels at campusbrussels[at]maastrichtuniversity[dot]nl.
Please take a close look at the terms and conditions involved in booking a room at the UM Campus Brussels. General Terms and Conditions.
On the ground floor is a large lecture hall with approximately 50 seats. This lecture hall is equipped with the necessary technical facilities for presentations, lectures and symposia. Our Alumni Room is located next to the lecture hall, with an entrance to the garden. Both the garden and Alumni Room can be used for a number of purposes and are regularly used to host social drinks or informal meetings.
On the first floor are two conference rooms, one with 20 seats and one with 12 seats. These rooms are fitted with the necessary equipment (including a digital smart board) for board meetings, discussions and workshops.
Hotel and catering partners
UM Campus Brussels has a partnership with Thon Hotels. Enhance the level of service you offer to your participants by offering the possibility to stay the night at Thon Hotels. You can book a certain number of rooms can in advance. Participants shall use a registration form provided by the hotel to make their room reservation.
With this procedure your participant is in charge of the guarantee and payment of their room individually by credit card. This method is called a group booking (min 10 rooms) with individual pick-up.
Through our partnership, all Campus-affiliated parties and event organizers have the opportunity to book a hotel room at Thon Hotels with a 12% discount on the Best Available Rate. To do so, either send an email to Thon Hotels, contact Thon Hotels on phone (+32 2 700 78 78) or book directly through www.thonhotels.be while using our special UM Campus Brussels TH code TH29156873.
This discount applies for anyone who wishes to use the TH code, meaning your personal contacts may also benefit from our rates, so feel free to share this information. The 5 different Thon Hotels are located in different areas in Brussels, in the EU area (Thon Hotel EU, near metro Maalbeek) in the downtown area (Thon Hotel City Center, near metro Rogier) in the uptown area (Thon Hotel Bristol Stephanie, near metro Louise) and near the Airport.
The UM Campus Brussels offers the possibility of tailored catering service at your event. Catering at the Campus can be arranged by an external company which is able to offer standard packages or specific requests. UM Campus Brussels mainly cooperates with Zaventem-based caterer Esstragon, a highly qualified catering company with a wide range of products. Next to the catering opportunities provided by Esstragon, we can also offer a more simple lunch through one of our local catering partners. It is also possible to arrange catering through your own catering partners.
While planning an event at UM Campus Brussels you can indicate your catering wishes on the event form, or contact the UM Campus Staff for more information on catering possibilities.