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EOSC Association 8th General Assembly


Irish College Leuven
Janseniusstraat 1
Leuven, 3000 Belgium
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EOSC Association

The EOSC Association’s 8th General Assembly will be a lunch-to-lunch, in-person meeting to be held 27-28 May 2024. The meeting will be held in Leuven, Belgium.

Registration is closed.

Download draft agenda (06 May)


Irish College Leuven, courtesy of Meet in Flanders

The General Assembly meeting will be held at Irish College Leuven, which is a 5-minute walk from the Leuven historic centre, and a 25-minute walk from the Leuven train station.

Leuven can be reached in 15 minutes via a direct train from the Brussels national airport (BRU). The BRU-Leuven train runs twice an hour.

Accommodation details

The EOSC Association has blocked out rooms at four hotels in Leuven so that you may choose the location and price level that suits you best. We have coordinated with RoomTrust to provide individual hotel details and room options on a single website. You may book your room directly through the RoomTrust website, which will ensure you receive the conference rate. Rooms are first-come first-served, so please book as soon as possible.


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About Leuven

Leuven Town Hall

Leuven is world-famous for its 15th Century Gothic town hall. The city is first mentioned in relation to the Battle of Leuven, in the late 9th century, when a Viking army was defeated by Arnulf of Carinthia. It soon became a significant trading and manufacturing centre, famed for its quality linens.

Commercial activity continued to grow and by the Middle Ages Leuven had become an administrative centre under the rule of The Counts of Leuven.

BRU-Leuven, courtesy of Leuven Convention Bureau

Today the University, KU Leuven, founded in 1425, is one of the world’s leading universities. Since 2016, KU Leuven has headed the Reuters list of Europe’s most innovative universities, and ranks seventh in world rankings. KU Leuven is also a member of the EOSC Association.

Leuven is an internationally oriented city and region, lying at the crossroads of health, high tech and creativity. It is a perfect breeding ground for companies, entrepreneurs, investors and talent. In 2020, the iCapital of Europe jury unanimously chose Leuven as European Innovation Capital.

Find out more : https://www.visitleuven.be/en