Liege (Liège, Luik, Lüttich, Liegi, Lieja) is an easily accessible city located in the heart of Europe, at the triple point between Belgium, Netherlands and Germany. Well served by public transportation and with a very modern university infrastructure, Liege is an ideal location for organizing an International Congress.
Masterpiece of the spanish architect Santiago Calatrava, the Liege Guillemins railway station is accessible from Brussels (1h), Cologne (1h30), Paris (2h30) or Frankfurt (3h) with high-speed trains (Thalys, ICE).
Near Maastricht and Aachen, Liege, with its reputed university is a dynamic economic and commercial center. The city is also famous through international sport events of worldwide reputation such as Formula 1 Grand Prix (Spa-Francorchamps) and cycling (Tour de France, Liège-Bastogne-Liège). The theatres, the Opera, the Philharmonic Orchestra, as well as the café's, hotels and reputed restaurants enhance the warm character of a welcoming city.
With a strong industrial network in metallurgy and aeronautics, Liège is also very active in digital imaging technologies . EVS provides slowmotion for the World Cup and Olympic Games, FlyingCam is the technology behind Harry Potter and James Bond and the very first Asterix 3D cartoon was produced at PIL.
Can't wait to visit ?
Click on the Liege Get Together logo to discover a fascinating "tilt-shift" video presenting the city of Liège
Liège as seen by Merian in 1650
Eric Pirard - Université de Liège - 24 AUG 14