EU Science Hub

The JRC in Geel (Belgium)

Address in Geel:

Retieseweg 111, B-2440 Geel, Belgium



By Air

The JRC is located 7 km outside the town of Geel. The most convenient airport is Brussels International  Airport in Zaventem.

By Train

Geel can be reached by train from Brussels, Antwerp and Liege. Transport from the railway station to the institute can be arranged beforehand by calling a Belbus on 03 218 14 94 (the bus stop nearest to the site is 'VITO-IRMM').

By car

When you drive on N118, you will find a small street where you turn, with signs for VITO, European School and the JRC. The gates of the JRC are at the end of this road.


Enter the civic address Retieseweg 138 if Retieseweg 111 is not available, and this will direct you to the turn-off for the JRC. Alternatively, introduce the coordinates: 51°11'47'' N, 5°02'17'' E.