Travel Information and Conference Location
Berlin can be easily reached by plane, by train, and by
car. Within the city you will find an excellent public
Traveling to Berlin...
There are three airports in Berlin:
Berlin Tegel (TXL) is closest to the conference location and the
hotels we suggest on our accommodation
page. Simply take bus line X9 to reach
Ernst-Reuter-Platz after 20 minutes.
From Schönefeld (SXF) take e.g., S-Bahn line S9 and exit at
Tiergarten station after 45 minutes.
The closest train station is Berlin
Zoologischer Garten (a.k.a. Berlin Zoo). From
there is it a 10-15 minutes walk to the conference location; check
this map. Alternatively, take bus line 145 and exit at
You may wish to check here.
The "main campus" referred to on these pages is just opposite the
maths building. Parking free of charge is possible right in front of
the maths building.
In the City...
Public transportation is very convenient and operated all day. A
ticket is 2 Euro. You will need Euro coins or bills to operate the
vending machines. Buy an AB ticket. In buses you can pay
the driver. Here is a printable plan of the subway/city
...by city train (S-Bahn)
Tiergarten station, Lines S3, S5, S7, S75, S9
Follow the street Straße des 17. Juni to the
right, pass the Dorint Novotel on your right, walk through the
Charlottenburger Gate (which is covered by a huge
Samsung advertisement) until you reach the maths building on
your right after about 200m.
...by subway/underground (U-Bahn)
Ernst Reuter Platz station, Line U2 (red Line)
Exit the station in direction Straße des
17. Juni, cross the street, and walk for about 150m until
you reach the maths building on your left.
Bus lines 145, 245, and X9 (to/from Tegel Airport) all stop at Ernst
Conference Location/When you arrive...
EuroComb'05 takes place in the mathematics building of
Universität Berlin. The picture shows the view from the
street Straße des 17. Juni. Right in front of the
entrance you will see the light blue MATHEON buddy bear
on the middle picture (click to enlarge the bear; click to enlarge the map.).
The address is:
Institute of Mathematics
Straße des 17. Juni 136
Here is a printable map of the
surroundings. You may also wish to check here.
When you arrive at the maths building on Sunday evening (18h-22h),
please follow the signs to the mathematics library to reach the get
together party. On Monday morning (not before 8.30h...) you may wish to
pick up your conference material at the conference desk located in
room MA143. Signs will guide you there. The telephone number
of the conference desk is +49 30 314-21430.
Invited lectures and the poster session on Wednesday will take place
in MA001; contributed talks will be in MA041, MA042, MA043, and MA313;
and coffee breaks will be in MA144 next to the conference desk, see here for the program schedule. Here is a detailed floor plan you will also
find in your conference material.
All lecture halls are equipped with a PC/laptop, a projector/beamer, an
overhead projector for transperencies/slides, and a blackboard. You
can bring PowerPoint presentations or PDF files (on CD, memory stick,
or send it to us by email). Please transfer your file to our
machines before your talk. A contributed talk is at most 20 minutes.
For those who bring a poster (please announce this to us), we have
material available to attach it to a poster board (size no larger than
ISO A0). For a five minute poster presentation the same media are
available as mentioned above. Please provide us with your presentation
by Wednesday morning, 7-Sep-05, at the very latest.
You will have internet access via our PCs in room MA375 or the laptop
you bring (via DHCP) in room MA306. We cannot offer wirelss/WLAN access.