Directions to Campus Aula: Faculty of Law buildings

By public transport

Train station Gent-Sint-Pieters

Gent-Sint-Pieters is the main train station of Ghent and is located approximately 2 km to the south of the city centre. There are regular train services to and from Brussels, Antwerp, Bruges, Ostend and Kortrijk, alongside smaller towns.

The easiest way to get to the Faculty of Law is by tram: tramlines 1, 21 and 22 have a stop at the front of the train station will bring you to our doorstep in 15 to 20 minutes. Get off the tram at the stop 'Korte Meer'. Continue in the direction the tram is going for another 25 meters and then turn right, into 'Universiteitstraat'. About 100 meters into the street is the main entrance of the Faculty of Law (with a map of the faculty buildings and list of the (main) offices.

There is also a taxi rank at the front of the train station (turn right upon exiting the train station).

Train station Gent-Dampoort

Gent-Dampoort is a secondary train station of Ghent and is located approximately 1.3 km to the east of the city centre. There are regular train services to and from Antwerp, Bruges, Ostend and Kortrijk, alongside smaller towns. Trains coming from Antwerp stop in Gent-Dampoort before continuing on to Gent-Sint-Pieters and beyond.

Several bus lines go from Gent-Dampoort to the city centre. One of the more frequent is bus line 3.

  • See the website of De Lijn for the schedules of the busses going from 'station Gent Dampoort' to 'Universiteitstraat 4' (use these as starting and destination points).

By car

The Faculty of Law does not have parking spaces for visitors. Several public car parks are located in the vicinity, the nearest of which are 'Kouter' (P5), 'Centerparking Korte Meer' (P6) and 'Sint-Michiels' (P7). When entering Ghent follow the directions to these car parks.

Be advised that Ghent has an intricate system of one-way streets in use.

From car park Kouter (P5):

  • Exit Brabantdam: go into Vogelmarkt, turn left into Koestraat and after approx. 100 meters turn left again into Universiteitstraat.
  • Exit Korte Meer/Gerechtsgebouw/Veldstraat: turn right and follow the tram tracks into Korte Meer. After approx. 30 meters turn right into Universiteitstraat.

From car park Centerparking Korte Meer (P6):

The exit of the car park is opposite Universiteitstraat.

From car park Sint-Michiels (P7):

Use the exit Onderbergen. Turn right into Onderbergen, go left into Jakobijnenstraat, continu through Hoornstraat into Voldersstraat. Turn right into Korte Meer and then left into Universiteitstraat.