How to reach the Brussels Humanities, Sciences & Engineering Campus

Vrije Universiteit Brussel
Pleinlaan 2
1050 Elsene

The Brussels Humanities, Sciences & Engineering Campus is located in Elsene, on the border with Etterbeek and Oudergem and next to sister university ULB.

This green campus is home to the faculties of Languages and Humanities, Social Sciences & Solvay Business School, Law & Criminology, Physical Education and Physiotherapy, Psychology & Educational Sciences, Science and Bio-engineering Sciences, and Engineering.

In addition, the rectorate, social services, restaurant, student housing, socio-cultural and sports infrastructure are located here.

Finding your way on foot

Next to online maps you can also find billboards, totems and signposts on campus.

By bike

In Brussels you can easily get around by bike, plan your route on bike.brussels!

Spread across the campus you'll find bicycle sheds per cluster of buildings. Staff and students can make use of closed sheds. The VUB also provides possibilities to repair your bike.

Around the campus there are several Villo! stations to rent a bike. Get to know the other rental and bikesharing systems active in Brussels.

By public transport

The campus is easily reached by public transport, with train, metro, tram and bus stops nearby! You will find all public transport lines and stops around the campus on the campus plan.

By train

The station of Etterbeek is next to the campus, also station Delta is within walking distance. From Brussel-Centraal you can take metro line 5 (direction Herrmann-Debroux) until Pétillon.
Plan your trip to the VUB with the NMBS route planner.

Did you know that there are two trains an hour between Zaventem Airport and the campus? It takes only 25 minutes by train to get there.

By metro, tram or bus

The campus is served by metro's, trams and buses of the MIVB and buses of De Lijn, plan your itinerary via www.mivb.be or www.delijn.be.

An overview of all lines with stops at the campus:

By car

Visitors by car and suppliers access the campus via entrance 6 on the Triomflaan. There is an access system with barriers, register your licence plate in advance to access the campus.

On the campus, the official traffic code and parking regulations apply: make sure you park your car correctly! All information on access and parking.

The campus is located in the low emission zone (LEZ) of the Brussels-Capital Region. If you come by car, you can check here whether you can drive your vehicle in the LEZ. If your vehicle does not meet the LEZ access criteria, you can buy a day pass to enter the Brussels-Capital Region. Vehicles registered abroad are required to register for the LEZ, except for vehicles registered in the Netherlands. Purchasing a day pass or registering a foreign vehicle can be done before entering the LEZ or the day after until midnight.