Travel & Stay
We have created a special travel guide for our delegates. This document contains all information necessary for your travels to and in Antwerp. Make sure you dowload it here.
If you have any additional questions concerning your travels, make sure to contact firstname.lastname@example.org via email.
Some foreign students need to possess a Schengen visa to be able to visit the AMSC.
To determine if you are in this category, please take a look here.
All the general information about a Schengen visa can be found here. Please bear in mind that the embassy in your country may ask for specific extra documents and/or information, so make sure to take a look at the site and the requirements of the (Belgian) embassy in your country.
If you plan on only visiting Belgium during your visit you have to go to the Belgian embassy in your country. If you want to visit multiple countries, please apply for your visa at the embassy from the country that is the main destination (in terms of length of the stay).
If you need to apply for a visa, we will send you an official invitation letter. This document should aid in your visa application process. During the registration process you will be asked if you need a visa. If this is the case, please tick the box and we will make sure to to send your invitation letter within 72 hours. If you have not received your invitation letter by then, make sure to contact email@example.com.
University of Antwerp, Campus Drie Eiken - building S
2610 Wilrijk, Belgium
After arrival, make sure to follow 'Gebouw S' signs, that will lead you to the right location.
Via the AMSC:
This year, our congress has a partnership with the AliasYouth Hostel. This lovely and newly renovated hostel is only a 1,5km walk away from the meir, Antwerp’s main shopping street. In the morning, you can enjoy free fruit, coffee, cake and juice. It is also within walking distance from a bus station that will take you to the congress' location!
You can book your stay here through us (see registration page). We offer a bed in a 4, 6 or 8 bed dorm, all with a private bathroom. One night costs €22 . Since you can only book for the entire congress (5 nights), this will amount to a total of €110. We will allocate you to a room. If you have a preference for a specific room or wish to stay with a specific person, please contact firstname.lastname@example.org with your request.
The hostel is reserved from the night of 10/09/2018, up to and including the night of 14/09/2018. If you would like to personalise your booking, please contact email@example.com.
For those among you who like a bit of luxury, we can recommend Hotel Drie Eiken. It’s located right next to the university campus where our congress will take place. Since it also serves as a care hotel after a hospital stay, good service and comfort is guaranteed. Hotel Drie Eiken has a private spa, fitness, loungebar and terrace. They offer single, double, twin and triple rooms. Prices here start at 240 euros for a single room. Make sure to contact firstname.lastname@example.org before you book to check if you can get a discount.
Kabas Hostel, also known as the most relaxed hostel in Antwerp, is a charming and cosy hostel near the city centre of Antwerp. You can book a private room or a bed in a 6 bed dorm with or without bathroom. Prices range between 21 and 52 euro's per night. During your stay here, you can enjoy free breakfast, the nice garden, the fully equipped kitchen and much more. In the Kabas hostel, they strongly believe in minimalising their impact on the environment, by using renewable energy resources and recycling among others. There fore if you book here, you will not only have a pleasant stay, but you will also help the environment.
local_taxi Public transport
The AMSC provides the opportunity to purchase a week-pass to utilize the public transportation without a limit during your stay. This includes: Bus and tram/subway (De Lijn). The price for this 5 day-pass is €17,-.
The other option we provide is to purchase a 10-ride card. This costs €16,- and is valid for an unlimited amount of time, but will only validate 10 uses of one hour each.
Without any of the two passes, you have to pay €3,- for every trip using the public transportation. For extra information you can visit the following link: https://www.delijn.be/en/?vertaling=true
*The fine for using the public transportation system illegally is €120.