IEEE MTT-S International Microwave Biomedical Conference

Physical conference - September 11th - 13th, 2023


The city of Leuven is a beautiful and historical university town. The university of Leuven, KU Leuven, was established in 1425 and soon celebrate her 600th birthday. Although old, the university is extremely innovative. She was ranked Most Innovative University in Europe by Reuters four times in a row. Her contribution to Leuven as the European Capital of Innovation (2020) is unmissable.

The city hosts multiple gorgeous buildings that were established in different time periods mainly between the 12th and 18th century. Though impressive, the town is friendly, vibrant, lively, and not too large. Her beer culture is rich as she is home base to the original Stella Artois brewery.

Leuven is easily accessible from everywhere in Europe and across the world, located only 15 minutes from Brussel’s international airport, and at a 30 minutes train ride from Belgium’s international train station.

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Irish College Leuven

The Irish College in Leuven was established in 1607 as a liaison between Europe and Ireland.  Keeping its authenticity protected, it has been renovated and now houses the Leuven Institute for Ireland in Europe. It serves as a facility for cultural, educational, and business events and conferences. The college consists of a beautiful and well-maintained garden, several modern meeting rooms, a large auditorium in a 18th century chapel. The comfortable guest rooms provide accommodation to conferencees in the authentic character of the heritage building.

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Things to Do in Leuven

  • Tour Leuven's Town Hall
  • Visit the Groot Begijnhof
  • Stroll through Botanical Garden Kruidtuin
  • Explore the Art Collection at M-Museum Leuven
  • Visit Naamsestraat and the University Buildings
  • Climb the Belfry of the University Library
  • Stop at a Café in Oude Markt
  • Explore Abbey Park
  • Day Trip to Chateau de Merode
  • Visit Louvain-la-Neuve

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