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The Photonics Research Group is located at the Campus "Technologiepark-Zwijnaarde", near Ghent.
Offices & measurement labs are located in the iGent-Tower, floor 3-4-5 (reception desk on floor 4)
Cleanroom is located in building 914/926 (entrance via 914).


Address
Technologiepark-Zwijnaarde 15
9052 Ghent, BELGIUM
 

Parking is allowed on University Parking lots () but a Parking Vignette is required. At the Reception Desk of the iGent building, a vignette can be obtained.

Public transport

There are frequent trains from Brussels airport to Gent (mostly with a change of trains in Brussels). You can plan your journey on the web site of the Belgian Railway (NMBS). 
Trains arrive at St-Pieters station in Gent. There are taxis available at the main exit of the station. Alternatively you can a bus from the following list: 
Bus Nr. Direction to take Platform
49 Herzele or Geraardsbergen Station 10
70 Zwijnaarde Vogelheide 6
71 Nazareth Dorp 6
72 Merelbeke Molenhoek 6

Get off after approximately 10 minutes, at the stop "Bollebergen" (next to the Don Bosco secondary school). From this stop, you still have a walk of 5 minutes ahead across the "Technologiepark".

Shuttle Service

There is free shuttle service () between the St-Pieters station in Gent and the Technology Park. The shuttle busses run every 15 minutes between 7u30 and 9u30 in the morning, and between 16u30 and 18u30 in the evening. When boarding the bus, tell the driver you're a visitor for the university. There are 4 stops in the Technologypark - the last stop (AA Tower) is the closest to our offices. (see map)

Driving instructions

If you are coming from:

Kortrijk (or Lille): On highway E17 (Antwerpen/Kortrijk), take exit 8 "De Pinte/Zevergem" and turn right in the direction of "Gent N60". Then skip to "On the N60"

Antwerp: On highway E17 (Antwerpen/Kortrijk), take exit 8 "De Pinte/Zevergem" and turn left in the direction of "Gent N60". Then skip to "On the N60"

Brussels: On highway E40 (Brussel/Oostende), when approaching Gent, there is a crossing between E17 and E40. Take the direction of E17 (Kortrijk). On highway E17 (Antwerpen/Kortrijk), take exit 8 "De Pinte/Zevergem" and turn left in the direction of "Gent N60". Then skip to "On the N60"

Brugge or Oostende: On highway E40 (Brussel/Oostende), when approaching Gent, there is a crossing between E17 and E40. Take the direction of E17 (Kortrijk). On highway E17 (Antwerpen/Kortrijk), take exit 8 "De Pinte/Zevergem" and turn left in the direction of "Gent N60". Then skip to "On the N60"

On the N60:

There are many speedcams on the N60, so take care!
Coming from the exit of the E17, after about 4 km in the direction of "Gent N60" you will encounter a large roundabout with an oblong (oval) shape. The roundabout starts just after the 4th traffic lights. Follow the roundabout and after 180 meters take a right turn onto the "Technologiepark". You are now on the campus, follow the one-way street from the entrance of the campus to one of the parking lots.