Contact details

Vlaams Expertisecentrum Suïcidepreventie
Campus UZ Gent
Corneel Heymanslaan 10-Ingang 17
9000 Gent

Tel: +32 (0)9 332 07 75

Travel directions

VLESP is located on the campus of UZ Gent, on the first floor of the building named K12F.

By car

  • From the city centre, you can reach the VLESP via the R4 and the main roads De Pintelaan and Zwijnaardsesteenweg.
  • Via the R4: From both the east and west, you can easily reach the campus via the R4.
  • Via the highways E40 and E17: the E40 (Ostend - Brussels) connects via the 'Zwijnaarde' interchange with the E17 (Antwerp - Kortrijk). On the E17, there is a separate exit No. 9 'Universitair Ziekenhuis' or 'UZG'.
  • GPS coordinates: 51° 1.536' / 3° 43.731'

Note that the entrance of the UZ Gent is situated at the Corneel Heymanslaan and no longer at the De Pintelaan.


By public transport

  • Sint-Pieters Railway Station is a 20 to 25 minute walk from the VLESP. From the suburbs and the city centre, there are buses and trams to the UZ Gent.  You can calculate your route using the website of De Lijn.

Looking for immediate help?

Call 1813 for the suicide helpline, or visit Zelfmoord 1813 to chat or e-mail (only in Dutch).