How to get to Maastricht 

Maastricht is situated in the heart of Europe, in the Euregion Meuse-Rhine. The city is surrounded by Belgium and Germany and is located close to France. Cities like Liège, Aachen, Düsseldorf, Frankfurt and Brussels are just a stone’s throw away. Click here if you want to see how Maastricht is located in the Netherlands and towards neighboring countries.

By plane 

Maastricht has its own airport: Maastricht-Aachen Airport. In addition, there are several (inter)national airports within an hour’s drive from the centre of Maastricht. This ensures that Maastricht & region is easily accessible from all over the world.

Official Carrier Brussels Airlines  

Brussels Airlines is pleased to be your Preferred Carrier for the EAA European Archaeology Association and extends 10% discount on available return economy & business fares from Europe, Russia, Tel Aviv & Africa to Brussels and vice versa.


Book until 30 August 2017 and Travel between 23 August and 10 September 2017.


Click here to book your ticket !

Discounted travel with Lufthansa Group Partner Airlines  

Special offer: Discounted travel with Lufthansa Group Partner Airlines


Lufthansa Group Partner Airlines offer a comprehensive global route network linking major cities around the world. We offer special prices and conditions to participants, visitors, exhibitors, invited guests as well as employees of the Contracting partner and their travel companions.


To make a reservation, please click here and enter the access code BEZJPGH in the "Access to Your Special Lufthansa Offer" area. This will open an online booking platform that will automatically calculate the discount offered or provide you with an even better offer if another promotional fare is available.


NOTE: Pop-ups must be enabled otherwise the booking platform window will not open.


These promotional fares are also available through your IATA / ARC travel agent. Travel agents can obtain ticketing instructions by sending an email and providing the access code as a reference.

Airport Shuttle Service  

The preferred conference airport is Brussels Airport (BRU). Airport transfers can be booked at delegates' own cost. The shuttle service can be booked online.

From € 40.00 excluding VAT a luxury shuttle bus is waiting for you. If you prefer more privacy you can also reserve a private taxi via the link. Free cancellation up to 24 hours before your pick-up.

Shuttle from Brussels Airport (BRU) and Dusseldorf Airport (DUS)

Travel time approximately 1.5 hours

By car 

Maastricht is easily accessible through various highways: E25/A2 (Amsterdam-Luxembourg), E40 (Cologne-Brussels), E42 (Liège-Paris), E314 (Maastricht-Aachen). Check the detailed route descriptions on


Once in Maastricht, there are plenty parking options. Click here for some suggestions.

By train 

Maastricht has three railway stations: North, Central and Randwyck, next to the convention centre MECC Maastricht. There is a direct train from Amsterdam Central to Maastricht every thirty minutes. This fast and comfortable mode of transportation brings you in less than two and half hours to this attractive MICE destination.


Maastricht North opened in November 2013 and it offers excellent Park & Ride possibilities: there are 360 parking spots available. You can reach Maastricht Central from North in just six minutes. Maastricht Central is just a few minutes away from the city centre by foot. Lots of hotels are within walking distance from Maastricht Central as well. Railway station Randwyck is located within 250 m. of the convention centre MECC Maastricht. The Academic Hospital Maastricht (azM), the Maastricht University, the Maastricht School of Management, the NH Hotel and the Apart Hotel Randwyck are also within walking distance of this railway station.


Maastricht is also easily accessible by international train by Thalys and/or Eurostar from Brussels, Paris or London via Liège station. You can also reach Maastricht by train from Germany through stations like Venlo and Heerlen, or by Euregional bus.


For additional train information please have a look at the following websites:,, , , , For more information surrounding public transport in the Euroregio, please visit

Welcome at the 23rd Annual meeting of the European Association of Archaeologists

Please find the welcome movie here


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Log in to your account and press the red button that says “create certificate” .

Your name is fixed but you can add your affiliation and if you did present a paper or not.


After giving in these details you can download the certificate. Please be aware that the certificate can be created only once but downloaded in your account more often.

Programme of Sessions

The programme of Sessions is now available. (last updated: 28 July 2017).

Click here to download the Programma Book.

Click here to download the Abstract Book.


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