How to get to JRC-Geel

By Air

IRMM is located 7 km outside the town of Geel. To travel to IRMM the most convenient airport is the Brussels 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 IRMM 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 JRC-IRMM. Turn at the sign:

jrc irmm road sign
The gates of IRMM 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 IRMM. Alternatively, introduce the coordinates: 51°11'47'' N, 5°02'17'' E.

Institute for Reference Materials and Measurements (IRMM)
Retieseweg 111
2440 Geel

JRC Institutes