The conference takes place in Gießen, which is located
approx. 70 km north of Frankfurt am Main. Gießen can easily be
reached from Frankfurt International Airport (FRA) by train or by car.
The regional train station Frankfurt (Main) Flughafen
Regionalbahnhof is directly connected to the airport. From
there you should take the "S-Bahn" lines S8 or S9 from
platform Regio 1 (directions "Offenbach (Main) Ost" or
"Hanau Hauptbahnhof" or "Frankfurt (Main) Hauptbahnhof"), to get to
Frankfurt (Main) Hauptbahnhof or Frankfurt (Main)
Hauptbahnhof tief. These trains go every 15 minutes, and the
ride takes approx. 10 minutes.
From Frankfurt (Main) Hauptbahnhof there is a connection
to Gießen Bahnhof at least every 30 minutes. You can
take the regional trains R30, RB30, RE30, or RB40 (directions
"Kassel Hauptbahnhof", "Schwalmstadt-Treysa Bahnhof", "Marburg
Hauptbahnhof", or "Siegen Bahnhof"). The ride takes approx. 40 - 60
A ticket for the connection from the airport to Gießen costs
approx. 15 EUR and can be bought at the
- DB TravelCenter (Reisezentrum) in Terminal 1, B Concourse,
Level 0 and
- Ticket machines in Terminal 1, Level 0.
More details about train connections can be found
Traveling by car from Frankfurt International Airport to Gießen
takes approx. 40 - 60 minutes. From the airport you just drive on the
highway A5 north to direction Kassel. At the
interchange "Gambacher Kreuz" you have two possibilities.
- To enter Gießen from the east ("Licher Straße"),
you can stay on highway A5, and later take the exit "Fernwald"
to direction "Gießen-Ost".
- To enter Gießen from the south ("Frankfurter
Straße", near the train station and conference site), you
can first switch to highway A45 to directions Dortmund and
Gießen, and later at interchange "Gießener
Südkreuz" switch to highway A485. Then, at interchange
"Dreieck Bergwerkswald," shortly switch onto highway B49 and take
the exit "Gi.-Klein-Linden".
The conference will be held in Hörsaal IV (lecture hall IV),
Heinrich-Buff-Ring 14, 35392 Gießen. There is free parking
space at the campus. For directions between the conference site and
the different hotels, please consider the