Erasmus Hospital (French: Hôpital Érasme, Dutch: Erasmus Ziekenhuis) is a hospital in the Anderlecht municipality of Brussels, Belgium. It is a teaching hospital associated with the Université libre de Bruxelles (ULB), and was opened in 1977. It has 858 beds and 3000 staff, treating 26,000 inpatients and 260,000 outpatients each year.[1]

Erasmus Hospital
Hôpital Érasme (in French)
Erasmus Ziekenhuis (in Dutch)
Projet de l'Hôpital Erasme par MA².jpg
LocationAnderlecht, Brussels, Belgium
Hospital typeTeaching
Affiliated universityUniversité libre de Bruxelles
Emergency departmentYes

The hospital is named after Renaissance humanist and theologian Desiderius Erasmus, who lived in Anderlecht near the Saints-Pierre-et-Guidon church in the 16th century.

All four children of King Philippe and Queen Mathilde of Belgium (Princess Elisabeth, Duchess of Brabant, Prince Gabriel, Prince Emmanuel and Princess Eléonore) were born at Erasmus Hospital.

Beginning in 2018, the modernisation and extension of the hospital, called "New Erasme", will start in the south-west of the campus, next to the Bordet Institute.[2]


  1. ^ "Hôpital Erasme". Erasmus Hospital. 2008. Archived from the original on March 21, 2015. Retrieved November 28, 2013.
  2. ^ "NEW Erasme ou l'évolution d'un projet | Hôpital Erasme". (in French). Retrieved 2017-07-07.

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Coordinates: 50°48′49″N 4°15′58″E / 50.81361°N 4.26611°E / 50.81361; 4.26611