Update 14

13 July 2022 

Practical updates about the fire will be communicated through regular channels from now on.

Staff members who work in the affected buildings can visit this Pintra page.

Update 13

8 July 2022 

  • ​Buildings A, B, C, D, E (except STIP) will remain closed until August 21.  
  • The library (A) is accessible and will be open during summer open hours. Entrance via Venusstraat 25.

  • STIP (E) will be accessible on the Stadscampus starting Tuesday, July 12. Entrance via Vekestraat. You can reach STIP by phone and chat. At Campus Drie Eiken, STIP is also open.  

  • The Agora Caffee in Building E is closed for their annual vacation.  

  • Staff received an email about picking up personal belongings

During the long weekend we do not plan any new updates. We will communicate again starting Tuesday, July 12. Important info is always shared here. 

Update 12

8 July 2022

Buildings A, B, C and D will remain closed for security reasons until August 21. This afternoon we will send students and staff an update on how to pick up personal belongings safely. It is currently forbidden to enter these buildings.

The library in Building A is open during summer open hours. 

Update 11

8 July 2022

An update on building accessibility and collection of personal items from the Stadscampus for the next few days will follow Friday afternoon.  

Update 10

7 July 2022 

  • Bicycles and cars in the parking below Building D
    On Thursday 7 July 2022 it will be possible to collect bicycles or cars until 4 p.m.
    (Afterwards, the gate will be closed again indefinitely).

Update 9

7 July 2022 

  • The Stadscampus library is open on Thursday during opening hours but only accessible from Venusstraat 23.

  • Building V is open on Thursday but only accessible from Venusstraat 23.

  • Buildings B and D are closed due to water damage.

  • It is not yet possible to pick up bicycles or cars in the parking lot below Building D.

  • The bicycle parking lot behind Building B is closed. 

  • Buildings C (only accessible via Venusstraat), A: accessible for picking up personal belongings but not for work.

  • Building E: accessible for picking up personal belongings but not for work.

    The STudent Information Point (STIP) will be available by phone and chat on Thursday, July 7 and Friday, July 8 from 9 a.m. to 12 a.m. and from 1 p.m. to 4 p.m. At Campus Drie Eiken, the STIP will also be physically accessible within these hours. ​

    Consultation with Social Services without appointment will continue on Thursday, July 7 and Friday, July 8 from 9 a.m. to 12 a.m. at Campus Drie Eiken. Social Services can also be reached by phone from 9 a.m. to 12 a.m. and 1 p.m. to 4 p.m.

    The Agora Caffee will remain closed on Thursday 7 July 2022.


    Building overview


Update 8

6 July 2022

An email was sent to staff and students regarding the accessibility of the buildings on Thursday. 

Update 7

6 July 2022

Are you a student and is your student house located in the perimeter? Then you must follow the same guidelines as the residents. Do you have practical questions about accommodation or collecting your belongings from your student house? Check the website of the Antwerp Police. You can also call the blue line on 0800 123 12.

Update 6

6 July 2022

The fire is evolving favorably. The fire is not yet out but the smoke will gradually decrease. Tonight the extinguishing will continue as long as necessary and during the night the fire department will stand guard. Tomorrow the firefighters will continue extinguishing the fire but this may cause further smoke and odor nuisance or even local traffic problems. Take your precautions in time.

Update 5

6 July 2022

An email was sent to staff and students regarding picking up items in the Stadscampus. 

Update 4

6 July 2022

The fire is not yet under control. We expect hours of work ahead. The surrounding area is not accessible. Do you live within the perimeter? It's best to stay inside. Once you leave the perimeter, there's no way back.

Update 3

6 July 2022

Questions about your exams inspection or feedback for the Faculty of Business and Economics? All info can be found on Blackboard.

Update 2

6 July 2022

The cloud of smoke can be seen in the wider area. Keep windows and doors closed because the fire department will need considerable time to extinguish the fire. The emergency services have closed off the wide area around the Prinsstraat and a number of streets are not accessible. Make sure to make way for the emergency services.

Update 1

6 July 2022

A fire broke out near the roof of building B in the Stadscampus, Prinsstraat (large courtyard). The buildings are currently being evacuated. Please follow the guidelines of the fire department.

The evacuated buildings and parking lots are inaccessible and may not be entered. People who cannot get home will gather at the Meerminne (building M). 

The cloud of smoke can be seen in the wider area. Keep windows and doors closed because the fire department will need considerable time to extinguish the fire. The emergency services have closed off the wide area around the Prinsstraat and a number of streets are not accessible. Make sure to make way for the emergency services.