Venue, Travel & Hotel

Aachen is located between Maastricht (NL) and Liège (BE) in the west and Bonn (DE) and Cologne (DE) in the east. It has a long history and is a touristic highlight of the region. It developed from a Roman settlement and bath complex and subsequently became the main place of residence of Emperor Charlemagne who commissioned the Cathedral (Aachener Dom) completed in the year 803 AD. The Aachen Town Hall, completed in 1349 AD, has been a place of coronation until 1531.
Today, Aachen is a vibrant University town with over 60.000 students attending the RWTH Aachen University and the Aachen University of Applied Sciences.

Below you will find the general overview how to reach the University.


The location of the conference is:
6th floor (conference rooms are “Ford” and “Generali”)
RWTH Aachen University
Templergraben 57
52062 Aachen
The location of the Gala dinner is:
Restaurant Ratskeller
Markt 40
52062 Aachen
Website for more information.

Dresscode: Business casual.


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Arriving by car?Enter the address Templergraben 57, Aachen as a destination in the navigation system to drive to the conference venue.
Or click on this link for directions.

The closest parking locations are:
1 RWTH-Parkhaus Professor-Pirlet-Straße
2 Talbot-Parkplatz der RWTH Aachen
RWTH guest parking permits must be requested for both parking options. This information is already on the website.
Arriving by train?Take a train to one the train station Aachen Main Railway Station (Aachen Hauptbahnhof). Walking from/to the train station to the conference venue takes around 20 minutes.

Check the (inter)national train connections here.
Arriving by bus?Click here for the actual bus service in the region Aachen. Please use the bus stop "Driescher Gässchen (RWTH Aachen)".
Arriving by airplane?If you travel by plane, airports are:
Düsseldorf Airport
Cologne Bonn Airport
Frankfurt Airport
All airports have a direct train connection to Aachen.
Arriving by Taxi?There are several Taxi providers:
AC-Taxi-ruf, Tel. +49(0)241-66666.
You can order online
City Fuchs

Hotel accommodation

Hotels in the vicinity of the conference site can be booked here.

Please note that when you you register for the conference, we advise you to book a hotel room directly as well, since there is a high demand for hotel bookings in the summer period.