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Meetings, seminars, presentations, debates

STUK has several rooms that can be rented separately or together for private and public activities. In recent years, they have been used for conventions, lectures, debates, presentations, staff activities and receptions. All rooms are accommodated with wireless internet and basic furniture. Additional tables and chairs can be rented through STUK. Unless indicated otherwise, the rooms do not have technical facilities.
Contact: Wieter Bloemen  016 320 300 or zaalverhuur[at]

All drinks and catering are ordered through STUKcafé, offering several options for coffee buffets, sandwich lunches, buffet catering and receptions. The rental prices mentioned are for a period of 4 hours, excluding 21% VAT.

For activities organized by organizations that are officially linked to the KU Leuven, we offer a discount rate. 

For activities organized by faculties and services of the KU Leuven, the reservation has to go through lokalen[at]  tel + 32 16 37 61 04


This room, full of character, with a parquet floor and a lovely view of Leuven, is perfectly suited for meetings, debates, presentations, receptions, ... for 30 to 99 people. (ca. 300 m²). Under certain conditions, the capacity can be expanded to 250 people.

Rent prices:

Session 4 hours€250
Session 8 hours€400
Session 12 hours€600


This unique auditorium dates from early 20th century and has a typical semicircular form and 350 original wooden benches. The auditorium is still used as a classroom but can be rented for lectures, presentations, ... It is equipped with a sound installation consisting of 2 microphones and a multimedia projector with projection screen and can be darkened completely.

Session 4 hours€250
Session 8 hours€350
Session 12 hours€500



This room's surface (ca. 210 m²) is divided in 3 levels, creating a capacity of 200 people. The room is mainly used for rehearsals of university ensembles. A polyvalent rehearsal room, it can also be rented for small concerts, workshops, break out sessions and all sorts of cultural activities. The room is not equipped with a sound installation.  

Session 4 hours€250
Session 8 hours€400
Session 12 hours€600


STUKcafé is fully booked for the summer of 2017.
On a limited number of occasions, STUKcafé can be rented for private events. This is possible outside the regular season: the first weekend of September, the last 3 weekends of June and the entire month of August. During the opening hours of STUKcafé, any kind of reception can be organized (birthday drink, baby shower, ...). However, STUKcafé stays accessible for the public. Feel free to take a virtual tour through our café.

contact: Raphael Klaps, bar manager raphael.klaps[at] - 016 320 314

Theatre and dance performances


The Soetezaal is a modern theatre hall (flat floor theatre) with a 12 x 12 m stage and a fixed stand for 221 people. The hall is ideal for theatre and dance performances, seated concerts and lectures. Due to a the busy occupation during the season, the hall is available very irregularly and applications are handled four months before the activity or later. The rental price is €1.500 (excluding 21% VAT). Included in the price is technical assitance by 2 professional technicians and use of the technical material.  
Contact: Wieter Bloemen, 016 320 300 or zaalverhuur[at]


Cinema ZED

The very cosy Cinema ZED - STUK, finished with fake leather acoustic panels and red velvet cinema chairs, can accomodate 96 visitors and is equipped with a full surround sound system, a control room with state of the art projectors and several connections for laptops, sound sources, ... 

Cinema ZED - STUK can be rented until 17:00 for private screenings, presentations, training sessions, small debates, big screen gaming, ... After 17:00 the public film screenings start, and private renting is no longer possible. The €300 rental price for 4 hours includes the use of projectors and sound installation and the permanence of a technician.

For all questions on renting Cinema ZED - STUK, please contact Wieter Bloemen via 016 320 320 or zaalverhuur[at]

DCP film screenings are not possible in this room, please contact our colleagues at FONK vzw for that, via info[at] or 016 679 240

rehearsals & darkroom


STUK has 3 sound-proof rehearsal pavilions (ca. 9 m²). Two are completely empty, the third (Pavilion 5) has a buffet piano. Storage for material or instruments is not possible.
Using these pavilions is free of charge but requires a STUK card or KU Leuven Culture Card. Rentals are for 2 hour periods (maximum), on working days between 10:00 and 22:00. On Saturday and Sunday the pavilions can be used between 20:00 and 22:00. Reservations go through phone (016 320 320), through e-mail (ticket[at] or at STUK Onthaal.


STUK has one darkroom (incl. magnifier and baths) that can be rented at the price of €2,5 for a 2 hour session. A STUK card or KU Leuven Culture Card is required. You should bring your development and rinse products yourself. 
Reservations go through phone (016 320 320), ticket[at] or at STUK Onthaal.