The conference opening (including the first keynote) as well as the reception will be held in Leibniz University of Hannover’s main building, the ‘Schloss,’ which is located at Welfengarten 1, 30167 Hannover. All the other keynotes will take place at the auditorium building (Hörsaalgebäude 1507), at Koenigsworther Platz 1, 30167 Hannover. Workshops will be conducted at the high-rise building (Conti-Hochhaus 1502), at Koenigsworther Platz 1, 30167 Hannover.  For further details, please consult the interactive map of university or Google Maps.

Flying to Hannover (HAJ)

From Hannover airport in Langenhagen, take the “S-Bahn“ no. 5 to the main station (Hauptbahnhof). You can follow the directions under “arrival by public transport” from there.

The taxi stands at the airport are well signposted and there are usually enough taxis available.

For further flight information and service, please visit the official website of Hannover Airport.

Traveling by Train

By subway: From Hannover main train station (Hauptbahnhof) you may take any subway to Kröpcke station (City Centre) where you will have to change trains; both 4 Garbsen or 5 Stöcken will take you to Königsworther Platz.

By foot (approx. 20mins): Exit Hannover main train station (Hauptbahnhof) towards Ernst-August Platz, turn right into Kurt-Schumacher Str., then turn left into Goseriede. After about 50m turn right into Lange Laube, which will directly lead you to Königsworther Platz.

The taxi stands at the main train station are well signposted and there are usually enough taxis available.

For more information around arrival and departure, tourist highlights, and city maps, please visit the official website of Hannover.

Arrival by Public Transport

Walk from the main railway station (Hauptbahnhof) approximately 250m into the City Centre to the underground railway stop “Kröpcke”, or ride to the next stop on the City Railway, routes 1 (direction Laatzen oder Sarstedt), 2 (Rethen), 3 (Wettbergen), 7 (Wettbergen), 8 (Messe/Nord) or 9 (Empelde).

From the tram stop “Kröpcke” you will reach the University within about 5 minutes. Take the City Railway, route 4 toward Garbsen, or 5 toward Stöcken.

To get to the main university building, ride until you reach the stop called “Leibniz Universität”. You will see the the Welfenschloss (main building) in front of you.

You will arrive at the Continental high-rise and auditorium building in the university area of “Königsworther Platz” upon descending at the stop called “Königsworther Platz”.

Timetables are available at:

If you have any questions, please feel free to contact us.