Practical Information

[Date and Time] [Conference Fee] [Registration] [Conference Dinner] [Lunch] [Conference Site] [Accomodation] [Transportation] [Cultural and Touristic Activities]

Date and Time:

The workshop starts on August 1 in the morning and ends on August 3 in the evening. A more detailed schedule will be available soon.

Conference Fee:

There will be no conference fee.


Please use the registration form. Deadline for registration is July 31.

Conference Dinner:

A conference dinner will take place in the evening of August 1. Participation will cost approximately 35 Euro per person, payable in cash upon arrival.


Lunch will not be provided at the conference site. There is a variety of restaurants in the vicinity of the conference site.

Conference Site:

The Workshop will take place at the Heidelberger Akademie der Wissenschaften, Karlstraße 4, Heidelberg, from August 1-3, 2002.

Directions to the conference site can be found here. A more detailed map of Heidelberg can be found here.


Heidelberg is most conveniently reached by train. Please refer to the timetable of the Deutsche Bahn for finding suitable train connections (inlcuding those from other European countries).

For those travelling by plane the most convenient airport should be Frankfurt (Main) from where there are frequent train connections to Heidelberg. These can be found here.
Moreover, there is a bus shuttle service between Frankfurt Airport and Heidelberg. The timetables and more information about the shuttle service are available here.

Additional information on how to reach Heidelberg can be found here.

Within Heidelberg the conference site can be reached with the bus lines 11 (direction Karlstor) and 33 (direction Ziegelhausen / Köpfel), the appropriate bus stop is Rathaus / Bergbahn. You can query the timetable of the public transportation services within Heidelberg on this page.
A map of Heidelberg can be found here.


We kindly ask you to arrange accomodation privately. There is a number of hotels of different categories close to the conference site. The Heidelberger Verkehrsverein offers a convenient page for finding and booking hotels. Please note that Heidelberg is visited by many tourists in August. Early booking is therefore highly recommended.

Cultural and Touristic Activities:

Heidelberg offers ample opportunity for cultural and touristic activities. An overview is given here and here (in German).

Last update: Jul. 8, 2002 by T. Paulus, comments to jhw26