The symposium and the workshop will be held at the University of
Stuttgart. The city of Stuttgart is the state capital of
Baden-Württemberg with a population of about 550.000. It
is the cultural centre of the region with a high quality of life
in a lovely landscape of forests and vineyards. Stuttgart is not
only famous for its automobile industry but is also an
internationally recognized place of research and development in
Biotechnology and Life Sciences.
70563 Stuttgart, Germany
How to reach Stuttgart
The city of Stuttgart is connected to the German high speed
railway system and can thus be reached very efficiently by train
from all major cities in Europe. The railway timetable can be
When coming from oversees there are essentially three airports that serve the greater Stuttgart area:
Stuttgart International Airport (airport code STR)
Stuttgart airport is served by most major airlines and a number of budget airlines offering very cheap tickets (from Stuttgart airport it is a 20 minutes subway ride to the conference location or a 30 minutes ride to Stuttgart downtown)
Frankfurt International Airport (airport code FRA)
(Frankfurt airport is connected to Stuttgart via the high speed trains ICE. The travel time is 75 minutes and trains depart every hour)
- Munich Airport International (airport code MUC)
(Travel time from Munich airport to Stuttgart is 3hrs with trains departing every hour)
How to reach the Conference Site
Arriving at the Stuttgart
Hauptbahnhof (Main railway station):
At Stuttgart Hauptbahnhof (Main railway station) take S-Bahn S1 (towards Herrenberg/Böblingen) or S2/S3 (towards Vaihingen/Flughafen) until stop "Universität". Take the exit towards "Universitätszentrum".
Arriving at Stuttgart
At the airport take the S-Bahn S2 or S3 towards Hauptbahnhof (Main railway station) until the stop "Universität". Please take the exit towards "Universitätszentrum".
- Arriving by car from
At the highway junction Stuttgart turn into the highway A 831 towards Stuttgart city. Leave at the exit "Universität".
On campus, the following instructions will directly lead you to the the Conference Cite.