The workshop will be held at Heinrich-Heine University’s Haus der Universität, a 19th century city palace located in the heart of Düsseldorf:

Haus der Universität
Schadowplatz 14
40212 Düsseldorf

To get here using the tube, either exit at Heinrich-Heine-Allee or at Schadowstraße, then walk for about three minutes. If you take the bus, also exist at Heinrich-Heine-Allee. More information can be found here.


All speakers need to organise their own accommodation. However, a limited number of places for couch surfing provided by local students are available for free. These places will be allocated on a first come first served basis, so please contact us ASAP if you wish to couch-surf.

Many hotels can be found in walking distance of the venue. Some are listed below:

Getting Here

Düsseldorf Airport (DUS) is Germany’s third largest airport. Many international airlines operate from here. If you arrive here, take the city train S11 to reach the central station in about 11 minutes.

Cologne Bonn Airport (CGN) is another large airport close to Düsseldorf. If you arrive here, the easiest way to get to Düsseldorf is the regional train RE6 which takes about one hour.

There is also Weeze Airport (NRN), a small airport located far from Düsseldorf. We recommend flying to Düsseldorf or Cologne-Bonn instead.

Düsseldorf Central Station is serviced by national and international trains. Check the website of the Deutsche Bahn for connections.

Getting Around

In general, most locations are located within walking distance. However, there are also overground and underground trains operated by Rheinbahn. Multi-language ticket machines are located within the trains. Taxis are available, too.

Information for tourists are available here. If you have more time, you may also be interested in visiting Cologne or the Ruhrgebiet.

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