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 transportation system.

Traveling to Berlin... plane

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. train

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 Ernst-Reuter-Platz. car

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 train network. city train (S-Bahn) 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. subway/underground (U-Bahn) 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 bus

Bus lines 145, 245, and X9 (to/from Tegel Airport) all stop at Ernst Reuter Platz.


Conference Location/When you arrive...

EuroComb'05 takes place in the mathematics building of Technische 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.).

Maths department building, TU Berlin MATHEON buddy bear map

The address is:
Institute of Mathematics
Straße des 17. Juni 136
10623 Berlin

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.