Do you want to learn more about the history of the largest academic hospital in Belgium? The Leuven University Hospital has built the Histaruz museum in one of her first oncology nursing units in the city center. The museum contains a large patrimony of materials used in medicine. Close to the Histaruz museum you will find the Botanic garden of Leuven, the oldest in Belgium. The university of Leuven created this garden for its students of medicine in 1738. Botany enthusiasts can enjoy the diverse plant collections. The 450 m² greenhouse complex boasts countless herbaceous, medicinal, aquatic and potted plants as well as a variety of tropical and subtropical species.
- 2h tour guided by Prof. Gert Laekeman (former organizer of the ISPW conference in Leuven)
- Starting point: Histaruz museum, Kapucijnenvoer 35 – Bloc J, Leuven (Leuven city center)
- 30 participants