The conference will be held at the Heidelberg University campus “Im Neuenheimer Feld”:

Marsilius Kolleg (in the Marsilius Arkaden)
Im Neuenheimer Feld 130.1
69120 Heidelberg

The campus is located about 2 km (1 ¼ miles) outside the city centre and can be reached easily by public transport.


Please book your hotel room through one of the hotel reservation websites.

How to get to Heidelberg

Coming from the A 5, change to the A 656 direction Heidelberg at the motorway intersection Heidelberg; coming from the A 6, change to the A656 at the motorway intersection Mannheim.

By Train to Heidelberg main station:

Heidelberg can be reached via the Deutsche Bahn intercity connection, EC, ICE, regional trains and S-bahn.

It is also very covenient to take the ICE train to Mannheim and the S-Bahn connection from Mannheim main train station to Heidelberg.

For timetable inquiries see Deutsche Bahn and VRN.

How to get to the “Neuenheimer Feld

Coming from the motorway:

Turn left towards “Chirurgie” at the end of the motorway. Having crossed the Neckar on Ernst-Waltz-Brücke turn left to the institutes.

Coming from Neckargemünd:

Follow Uferstrasse, then turn into Posseltstraße; having turned left into Jahnstraße, finally turn left to reach Im Neuenheimer Feld 130.1.

Public Transport to the “Neuenheimer Feld”

Starting from Heidelberg Hauptbahnhof West (Main Station) take the bus line 32 going to Neuenheimer Feld. Get off at “Uni-Campus”. The Marsilius Kolleg will be right next to the bus station across the street.

It is possible to buy tickets from the driver or vending machines at the bus station. Please make sure you can pay with cash, since the vendor machines do not accept card payment.

A one-way ticket from Main Station to the Marsilius Kolleg costs 2.60€.

Traveling by plane

From Frankfurt Main Airport there are several options to go to Heidelberg:

  • By train ICE to Heidelberg (Deutsche Bahn), about 50 minutes. You have to change trains in Mannheim.
  • By Frankfurt Airport Shuttles to the Crowne Plaza Hotel Heidelberg. The bus takes 60 minutes to Heidelberg and requires reservation ahead (Frankfurt Airport Shuttles).
  • By TLS Shuttle Service (1 h ride). You can also book an individual transfer, the TLS Service is a door-to-door service.

From Stuttgart Airport you can take the train to Heidelberg main station (Deutsche Bahn). It takes 90 minutes by IC. Another possibility is the Airport Shuttle-Service Stuttgart. This is an individual car transfer which requires reservation (travel time: 90 minutes).

From Frankfurt Hahn Airport please take one of buses for Heidelberg main station. Reservation is not required except for groups of 5 or more persons (at least 3 work days in advance). Please note that there is no connection by train from Hahn to Heidelberg. Please note that the transfer time from Frankfurt Hahn to Heidelberg takes 2 to 3 hours.