Association for Dental Education in Europe

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Location and Venue

ADEE is thrilled to announce that our annual conference will be held in Leuven, Belgium, between the 7th and 10th September 2024. Nestled in the heart of Belgium, Leuven is a city that seamlessly blends history and a modern European ethos, offering ADEE attendees a unique experience.

Leuven's cobbled streets and historical almost fairytale charm, is a unique experience. As you ramble through the city, you'll find yourself surrounded by centuries of history, with ancient architecture coexisting harmoniously with contemporary innovations. The city's atmosphere is vibrant, reflecting its rich cultural tapestry and strong academic tradition.

At the core of Leuven's vitality is KU Leuven, one of the oldest universities in Europe. The presence of the University infuses the city with youthful energy, creating a dynamic ambiance that permeates its bustling squares and cozy cafes. The blend of academic tradition and a lively social scene makes Leuven an ideal setting for the ADEE conference.

As conference attendees gather in Leuven for ADEE's annual event, they will have the opportunity to immerse experience the city's unique blend of tradition and progress. The conference venue on the KU Leuven campus, surrounded by the city's cultural richness, will provide an inspiring backdrop for the exchange of ideas, informal networking and the forging of new connections.


Leuven is a 30-minute drive or 20 minute train journey from Brussels the capital city of Belgium. Being a central city for the European Union institutions, Brussels is well connected to most cities either by air of rail.

The closest airport to Leuven is Brussels Airport, informally called Brussels-National Airport or Brussels-Zaventem Airport, with an airport code of BRU. There is a direct rail connection from the airport to Leuven, running three times per hour and it cost approximately €13. You can find out more about the Airport here and the Belgian rail services here.

A taxi from BRU to Leuven will cost in the region €40.


The Faculty of Medicine-Biomedical Sciences Campus at Gasthuisberg in Leuven stands out as the perfect spot for our annual meeting in 2024 due to its harmonious blend of academic tradition, accessibility, and the location within Leuven itself. KU Leuven campus and Its faculty are renowned for cutting-edge research and education in the medical sciences, provides an environment that fosters intellectual exchange and collaboration.

The strategic location just outside Leuven's town center ensures ease of access by bus, while the option for a leisurely 20-minute walk to nearby hotels and restaurants adds a touch of charm to the experience.

The historical and cultural richness of Leuven, coupled with the state-of-the-art facilities at Gasthuisberg, creates an ideal backdrop that promises to enhance the quality and significance of our annual meeting.


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