This building will be completed in a few years on the La Plaine campus, on the border between VUB and ULB's campuses.
The new centre will host ULB's library of sciences and techniques, and VUB's library of exact and applied sciences.
It will also offer students:
The building will also be a model of sustainable construction, and include the latest technologies to support knowledge sharing.
"The centre is a perfect illustration of the will to offer an educational system that is proactive and future-oriented, and that encourages collaboration between students, researchers, and commercial partners', explains Professor Yvon Englert, Rector of ULB."
'"As an international knowledge hub, we want to build bridges and find solutions to scientific and sociocultural challenges', adds Professor Caroline Pauwels, Rector of VUB."