Preparing for your stay

Every year, the University of Namur receives students, researchers and teachers from abroad.

The university’s services are ready to help you with the preliminary processes. To prepare for your stay in Belgium, we would encourage you to find out first about the administrative steps involved in obtaining a visa, applying for a work permit, sorting out your social security position, etc., on the website of the belgim diplomatie

Map of BelgiumYour first steps in Belgium…
in Namur

Getting to Namur: Whether you’re travelling by plane, train or car, Namur is easy to get to.

➜ By plane

From Brussels National Airport, take the train to Bruxelles Nord station (10 mins). From there, a train leaves every half an hour for
Namur (55 mins).

From Charleroi airport, a bus takes you to Charleroi-Sud station (20 mins). From there, two trains per hour leave for Namur (30 mins).

➜ By train

The university campus is a ten-minute walk from the station. Namur is linked to the major European capitals and airports (Paris,
London, Frankfurt, Luxembourg, Amsterdam, etc.) via high-speed train networks. You can get to Namur in a two- to -three-hour train journey.

➜ By car

Namur is a few minutes from the intersection of the E411(Luxembourg-Brussels) and E42 (Mons-Liège) motorways.