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Travel Information

Liège is easily reached by road or train from Germany, France and the Netherlands. The nearest airports are Brussels International (Zaventem) with frequent train services to Liège Guillemins Railway Station and Brussels South (Charleroi) for low cost airlines, with shuttle bus to Charleroi train station and connections to Liège Guillemins.

Visa Regulations

For applying for a visa we send you an invitation letter after filling out the required information of the online registration form.

Please submit the following information with your registration:

Date of Birth
Passport Number

We also recommend to get in contact with your consulate for an early appointment. There may be other more specialised information essential for your invitation letter.


For conference participants blocks of rooms have been reserved at the following seven hotels on reduced conference rates. Please do the booking of your favorite hotel by using the booking form which is available for download below each hotel description. We kindly ask you to note the individual booking conditions of each hotel.

1) Hôtel Best Western Univers***

Nearby the TGV-Guillemins railways station, within easy walking distance of the convention hall (Congress Palace) and not very far from the city centre.
Single: 85 €
Double (twin): 95 €
(Conference rate is subject to availability)

 Booking Form Best Western - Univers (PDF, 202 kB)

2) Hôtel Crowne Plaza****

Crowne Plaza Liège is located right in the historical, cultural and commercial city center. It is just minutes away from the High Speed Train station.
Single: 150 €
Double (twin): 170€
(Conference rate is subject to availability)

 Booking Form Crowne Plaza (PDF, 230 kB)

3) Hôtel Alliance****

Alliance Hotel Liege is next to the Palais des Congrês. It is on the edge of Parc de la Boverie and just over a quarter mile from the Museum of Modern and Contemporary Art.
Single: 99 €
Double (twin): 115 €
(Booking deadline for special room rates: 14/07/2014)

 Booking Form Alliance (PDF, 215 kB)

4) Hôtel Ibis**

The ibis Liège Centre Opéra hotel is situated in the city center, next to the opera house, in the Opéra shopping center.
Single: 82 €
Double (twin): 96 €
(Booking deadline for special room rates: 01/08/2014)

 Booking Form Ibis (PDF, 226 kB)

5) Hotel Eurotel**

The Palais des Congrès is just 650 ft from the hotel. Bus 4 stops 165 ft from the hotel and reaches Liège-Guillemins Train Station in 10 minutes.
Single: 70 €
Double (twin): 75 €
(Conference rate is subject to availability)

 Booking Form Eurotel (PDF, 43 kB)

6) Hotel Husa*** (de la Couronne)

Hôtel Husa is next to Liège-Guillemins TGV Train Station. It is less than a 15 minute walk from central Liège.

Single: 83 €
Double (twin): 93 €
(Conference rate is subject to availability)

 Booking Form Husa (PDF, 203 kB)