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MTI Lecture Hall (Building 44b)
Joseph-Stelzmann-Straße 9
50931 Cologne


By Plane:

Cologne Bonn Airport (CGN) is located approximately 15 km south of Cologne. It has flights/connections to almost all the major German and European cities and some international flights as well. The airport is also a hub for many budget European airlines. Please check the airport web site for more details.

From the airport you can directly reach Cologne Central Station by train. To reach the venue from Central Station please follow the instruction 'By train'.

Other international airports next to Cologne are Düsseldorf (DUS, 30 min via train) or Frankfurt (FRA, 60-90 min via fast ICE train).


By Train:

Cologne Central Station (Hauptbahnhof) is the one of the most important railway stations in Germany today, with direct trains to many capital cities in Europe. For online reservations and train timetables please refer to the German Rail (Deutsche Bahn) website

From the Central Station take either:

  • Tram 18 (direction 'Klettenberg' or 'Brühl/Bonn') or Tram 16 (direction 'Bad Godesberg') to tram stop 'Neumarkt'. Then, switch to tram 9 (direction 'Sülz') to 'Lindenburg/Universitätskliniken', and walk along 'Joseph-Stelzmann-Str.' until you arrive the CECAD Research Center on the right side.
  • Train e.g. RB48 (direction Bonn) to 'Cologne South (Köln-Süd)'. There you take tram 9 (direction 'Sülz') to 'Lindenburg/Universitätskliniken', and walk along 'Joseph-Stelzmann-Str.' until you reach the CECAD Research Center on the right side.

Alternatively, you can take a taxi from Central Station (approx. 12 Euro).



General hotel information and reservation

If you would like to book a room during the conference, please consult the Cologne tourism website.
Phone: +49 (0) 221 346 43 0
E-Mail: info(at)

You may also wish to check other online hotel booking websites, such as

Additionally, you can check the websites of Cologne's youth hostels in Deutz and in Riehl.