Children’s university KU Leuven


Are you between the ages of 8 and 13?
Then fill your backpack with the craziest brain twists and come to the Children’s university.

! Update: All workshops are fully booked !

The Children’s University will be held in Dutch.

On Sunday, March 17, the Children’s University will take place at Thor Park in Genk. Immerse yourself in the energy story of our researchers during fun lectures and workshops. Participation is free.

The central reception is located in the old mine building, Thor Central (André Dumontlaan 67, 3600 Genk).


  1. The full program can be found here.

    Make a top 3 of your favorite workshops in advance so you can quickly switch if your number 1 workshop is already full.


    09:30-10:00 Registration
    10:00-10:45 Class
    10:45-11:00 Break
    11:00-12:30 Workshop
    12:30-13:00 Pick-up participants who only joined the morning programme


    13:30-14:00 Registration
    14:00-14:45 Class
    14:45-15:00 Break
    15:00-16:30 Workshop
    16:30-17:00 Pick-up all participants


Registration is possible from February 21, via the KU Leuven website (in the top right corner). You can register for the morning program or the afternoon program.

Please sign in with your registration in Thor Central (André Dumontlaan 67, 3600 Genk) on March 17.


Parents/guardians register in the morning or afternoon with their child(ren) at the central reception. After registration, you can take a nice walk in Thor Park or we offer the opportunity to read the newspaper and/or do some work in a quiet room with some coffee and tea.

© Filip Van Loock

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