Practical information

Welcome drinks



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

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. You have to enter the venue from the waterfront side of the building, as indicated on the map.

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

Walking from Kiel Central Station (Kiel Hbf) takes about 25 minutes. Buses 41 and 42 stop at Kiel Kunsthalle, buses 32, 44, 61, and 62 stop at Kiel Schlossgarten.



Travelling to Kiel

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 travelling from (West) Sweden, consider taking the ferry from Gothenburg to Kiel. From the Oslo area, the ferry from Oslo to Kiel is an option.

Public transport in Kiel

Connections and tickets for local buses (in German or English).

Some hotels offer free bus tickets for visitors.


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


You’ll (probably) need cash: The situation has improved – but: There are still many places in Germany where you’ll have to pay in cash, in particular smaller shops or even cafés. There are ATMs in banks (typically inside the building) and public places such as the central station.

Online participation

If you’ve registered for online participation, you’ll receive the login details by mail shortly before the workshop.