Institutionalisation of Political Parties: Comparative Cases. Edited by Robert Harmel and Lars G. Svasand

 

Venue and location

The 2019 Joint Sessions of Workshops takes place at the Catholic University of Louvain in Mons.

Campus UCL Mons – HELHa
151 chaussée de Binche
7000 Mons

This campus map indicates the buildings being used.

How to get there

By rail Mons railway station is accessible from all Belgian and European towns. More information at www.thetrain.be or download the SNCB app.

By air The closest airport is Brussels South Charleroi Airport (CRL), but most flights arrive into Brussels Airport (BRU). You can also travel into Paris Charles de Gaulle (CDG).

By bus The UCL Mons campus is 2km from the city centre. Buses link the campus to the city centre and the railway station.

TEC (Walloon Regional Transport Company) operates a special shuttle bus to the campus from Mons train station, along with three regular lines to campus:

  • 22 Mons-Binche
  • 18 Mons-St Denis
  • 82 Mons-Trazegnies

Buses leaving the campus stop on request at Bascule; simply alert the driver.

On lines 13 and 82, the stop nearest campus is Mons chemin d'Obourg

The quickest line is line 22 or the special Bus HELHa/UCL.

Lines 34 and 134 will also take you direct to Mons train station.

More at www.infotec.be

Free shuttle buses

The local organisers have arranged free shuttle buses to get between the city centre and the university.

Accommodation

ECPR has secured preferential hotel rates for Joint Sessions participants.

Hotel Name Rate Code (if required to ensure rates) Booking link Other information
Youth Hostel Mons €104/night 4 bunk beds room
€156/night 6 bunk beds room
  To book contact the hostel direct Breakfast and tourist tax included
Hotel Casteau Resort €80/night single room
€90/night double room
  To book contact the hotel direct Breakfast included
Tourist tax of €1.15/night not included
Utopia Hotel €95/night single room
€105/night double room
  To book contact the hotel direct Breakfast included
Tourist tax not included
Ibis Hotel €99/night single room
€117/night double room
UCL To book contact the hotel direct Breakfast and tourist tax included
 
Hotel Lido €102/night
€112/night boutique superior room
  To book contact the hotel direct. Reservations must be made by 25 March Breakfast included
Tourist tax of €3/night not included
Cancellations no longer possible after 16:00 the day before arrival
Saint James Hotel €115/night single room
€119/night double or twin room
  To book contact the hotel direct Breakfast included
Tourist tax of €3/night not included
Hotel Dream €129 ECPR APRIL
Offer expires 3 March 2019
Download Reservation Form and return to info@hoteldream.be Breakfast included
Tourist tax of €3/night not included

The local team advises you make your hotel reservations as soon as possible. Questions about accommodation or local travel? Email jsmons2019@uclouvain.be

We take care to ensure that the information on this website is accurate and up to date. However, ECPR cannot accept responsibility for mistakes or omissions. All bookings are on the terms made directly by the user with the third party.

          

                                     

 

 

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