Practical information

How to get to the workshop venue

The workshop venue is at the Internationales Begegnungszentrum (IBZ), Kiellinie 5, located at the Kieler Förde in the city centre, about 1.8 km from the Central Station.

Buses stop at Kiel Kunsthalle or Kiel Schlossgarten. Connections (also in English and Danish). Tickets are paid in cash only. Some hotels offer free bus tickets for visitors.

How to get to Kiel

The workshop takes place at Kiel University, Kiel, Germany.

By plane: Hamburg Airport is the nearest international airport. Take the Kielius bus to get from and to Hamburg Airport and Kiel Central Station. Connections and tickets (in German or English)

By train: Kiel Central Station (Kiel Hbf) is served by regional, IC, and ICE trains. Connections and tickets (in German, English, or Danish)

By ferry: If you’re traveling from (West) Sweden, consider taking the ferry from Gothenburg to Kiel. If you’re starting in the Oslo area, the ferry from Oslo to Kiel is an option.


You’ll find plenty of hotels by searching online or using one of the major booking platforms.

You’ll need cash

Unlike the Nordic countries, there are still many places in Germany where you’ll have to pay in cash. There are ATMs in banks (typically inside the building) and public places such as the central station.


You have access to the eduroam network at the workshop venue.