Conference Venue

-PaPE 2023 and its satellite events will take place on the Radboud campus in Nijmegen

-The main conference (oral and poster sessions) will take place in the Berchmanianum, Houtlaan 4, 6525 XZ Nijmegen

-The Metaphony workshop will take place in the Erasmus Building, Erasmusplein 1, 6525 HT Nijmegen, in room E2.66 (2nd floor, room 66)



Hotels in Nijmegen

Mercure hotel Nijmegen
Mercure is right next to the train station and within walking distance of the city centre. The number 10 bus to the University stops in front of the hotel. Mercure offers rooms for one (about €190 per night, including breakfast).
Stationsplein 29
6512 AB Nijmegen
024 323 8888

Guesthouse Vertoef
Guesthouse Vertoef offers an affordable stay in the centre of Nijmegen. It is about a 5-minute walk from the train station. The price of a double room is around €120 per night.
Nassausingel 3
6511 EV Nijmegen
088 004 2424

Manna Nijmegen
Manna is located in the city centre, approximately a 5 minute walk from the train station. The hotel has a luxurious atmosphere and good service. It does not offer single rooms. The price of a double room ranges from €180 to €250 per night, including breakfast.
Oranjesingel 2C
6511 NS Nijmegen
024 365 0990

Pauw is situated at the Market Square which is about 15 minutes walking distance from the train station. The hotel offers single rooms for about €100 per night. Breakfast can be included for an additional €15.
Grote Markt 38-40
6511 KB Nijmegen
024 221 0075

Hotel Credible is located in the city centre, about 15 minutes walking distance from the train station. Their single rooms cost approximately €100 per night. Breakfast can be included for an additional €14.
Hertogstraat 1
6511 RV Nijmegen
024 322 0498

Van der Valk Hotel Nijmegen-Lent
This hotel is located in Lent on the north bank of the river Waal. Public transport takes you to the centre of Nijmegen and to the University. A double room costs approximately €130.
Hertog Eduardplein 4
6663 AN Nijmegen
024 792 02 00

Bastion Hotel Nijmegen
Bastion is located close to the exit to highways N326 and N324, so it is convenient for those travelling by car. Without a car, the hotel is difficult to reach, especially from the Radboud campus. Recently renovated, Bastion offers rooms from €150 onwards.
Neerbosscheweg 614
6544 LL Nijmegen
023 373 01 00

Hotel de Prince
Hotel de Prince is located in one of the nicest shopping streets in old Nijmegen. The distance to the train station is approximately a 15 minute walk, but public transport (bus) is also right around the corner. The hotels offers single rooms for €120, and double rooms for €130.
Lange Hezelstraat 44
6511 CK Nijmegen
024 360 4510

Hotel Courage Waalkade
This hotel is located next to the river Waal and right in the city centre. It is about a 20 minute walk to the train station, but there is also a bus stop around the corner. The hotel offers single rooms, including breakfast, for about €140, per night.
Waalkade 108 – 112
6511 XR Nijmegen
024 360 4970

Hotel Oranjestaete
This hotel is located in the city centre, about a 10 minute walk from the train station. The hotel offers double rooms for about €150, per night.
Oranjesingel 66
6511 NZ Nijmegen
024 845 2009 

Barbarossa Hostel, Nijmegen
Located in the city centre, the Barbarossa Hostel is a very affordable option. It offers private rooms from €80 per night. You can also choose a dorm bed, which costs €32.50 per night. Barbarossa does not have a website, but can be booked through
Sint Anthoniusplaats 14
6511 TR Nijmegen
+316 10662058

AirBnB & Couchsurfing
AirBnB & Couchsurfing When you’re looking for affordable accommodation, you can always check websites such as AirBnB and Couchsurfing. Both offer good alternatives to hotels in Nijmegen.


The nearest airports to Nijmegen are Schiphol and Eindhoven in the Netherlands, and Dusseldorf and Weeze in Germany; all except Weeze are international airports. Nijmegen is approximately a 90 minute train-ride from each one of them.

To organize your train travel you can use (for international trips), and for local trains. Both are available as phone apps as well. You can also find train schedules on or the 9292 app.

You can buy tickets online in the NS app or at the vending machines at the train stations. At the train stations, you’ll need a physical or e-ticket to open the gates that lead to the platforms. For more information, see this website.

You can also buy a OV-card. The card itself costs €7.50 and gives you access to all public transport (including busses). You’ll need to load money onto the card before you can use it to pay for busses, trains etc. For more information on the OV-card, visit this website.

Local bus information

For information on local travel by bus, you can go to or use the 9292 app to see itineraries, fares, and live updates. On buses, you can pay with an OV-card or buy a single ticket from the bus driver with your debit or credit card. If you have an OV-card, you must press it on the card reader when you get on the bus, but also when you get off.

If you are staying in central Nijmegen, the easiest way to reach the Berchmanianum is by taking the number 10 bus from the bus stop to the left (as you face) the train station and getting off at stop ‘Erasmusgebouw’. Other buses also go to the University, leaving from the bus terminal to the right (as you face) the train station; for example bus number 12 (towards Druten), 15 (towards Wijchen) and 300 (towards Nijmegen Heyendaal). You can always ask the bus driver if the bus stops at stop ‘Erasmusgebouw’ and the bus driver will tell you if you have the right bus.

Restaurants Nijmegen City Centre


1. Wally
Nice hamburger place with lots of vegetarian and vegan options. Price for a burger is approximately €14 euros.
Hertogstraat 47
6511 RW Nijmegen
024 324 2202

2. Dromaai
Affordable dining place with a generous main course for €13, and many vegetarian options. Dromaai offers a wide range of delicious desserts for about €5.
Plein 1944 25
6511 JC Nijmegen
024 360 0085

3. De Plak
This café is famous in Nijmegen because of its free-spirited ambiance and generous portions. It offers a lot of vegetarian and vegan options, with main courses costing €15-20.
Bloemerstraat 90
6511 EM Nijmegen
024 322 2757


1. Arsenaal 1824
Arsenaal 1824, situated in an old weapon storage, offers main courses for about €20. It combines French, Mediterranean and Eastern cuisines and serves vegetarian and vegan options.
Arsenaalpoort 1
6511 PN Nijmegen
024 324 4833

2. De Waagh
This restaurant is situated right in the middle of the Market Square in one of the oldest buildings still standing in Nijmegen. It offers main courses for about €25 and includes some vegetarian and vegan options as well.
Grote Markt 26
6511 KB Nijmegen
024 360 0809

3. Humphrey’s
Today, Humphrey’s is a restaurant chain in the Netherlands, but their first restaurant was located in Nijmegen. They offer a three course menu for about €34. There are some vegetarian and vegan options on the menu.
Marienburg 59
6511 PS Nijmegen
024 360 2880

4. Bistro Flores
This restaurant offers seasonal dishes with a focus on vegetables, although meat and fish are still on the table. A four course menu costs €54 without drinks.
Kelfkensbos 43
6511 TB Nijmegen
024 322 1037


1. Manna
This restaurant is located in the Manna Hotel. Manna specializes in fish dishes, but they also offer some meat and vegetarian options. A four-course chef’s choice menu is €54 euros, a main course around €30 euros.
Oranjesingel 2C
6522 NS Nijmegen
024 365 0990

2. De Nieuwe Winkel
De Nieuwe Winkel, Nijmegen’s only restaurant with two Michelin stars, is prized for its vegetarian cuisine. Reservations are required and must be made months in advance. A six course menu costs €110 euros ( €180 including drinks).
Gebroeders van Limburgplein 7
6511 BW Nijmegen
024 322 5093

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