To celebrate the 25th Euroconference on Apoptosis will be hosted at the historical sites of the University of Leuven (KU Leuven), a centre of learning for almost six centuries. Founded in 1425, the KU Leuven, the oldest university in the Low Countries, attracted many scholars, who made vital contributions to European culture; the humanist Desiderius Erasmus, the mathematician Gemma Frisius, and the father of modern anatomy, Andreas Vesalius among many others. Based on this solid tradition and foundation, KU Leuven remains renowned for top-level research and centres of academic excellence. To this day, KU Leuven thrives as a bustling student town with a strong international allure, where various cultures meet and experiences are exchanged.
Situated in the heart of Western Europe, at only 15 min shuttle-train from the airport of Brussels, Leuven will surprise you with its medieval cloth hall, near the famous gothic town hall, the beautifully restored Great Beguinage, and its lively and young University city atmosphere with its countless enjoyable bars and cafés and very lively nightlife.