Venue and local information

Potsdam is the capital and largest city of the German federal state of Brandenburg. It lies just 40 kilometers southwest of Berlinin a beautiful area of woodlands and lakes and is a city of palaces and gardens in a style that’s even been given its own name: Potsdam Rococo.

The University of Potsdam was founded in 1991 and is Brandenburg’s largest university and the fourth largest in the Berlin-Brandenburg metropolitan area. Today more than 8,000 people are work in scholarship and science within the university.

The meeting will take place at Campus Griebnitzsee (14482 Potsdam).

Travel Information

Berlin-Tegel Airport:

Public transportation: take the bus 109 (direction to Hertzallee), change at Berlin-Charlottenburg and take the S7 (direction to Potsdam Hauptbahnhof), get off at Griebnitzsee Bhf (approx. 45 min)

Taxi: 30 km (approx. 30 min)

Berlin-Schönefeld Airport:

Public transportation: take the regional train (direction to Potsdam), change at Potsdam central station and take the S7 (direction to Ahrensfelde) or regional trains (direction to Friedrichstraße Bhf via Griebnitzsee Bhf), get off at Griebnitzsee Bhf (approx. 1 hour)

Taxi: 40 km (approx. 40 min)

Berlin Hauptbahnhof (central station Berlin):

Public transportation: take the S7 or regional trains (direction to Potsdam Hbf via Griebnitzsee Bhf), get off at Griebnitzsee Bhf (approx. 30 min)

Taxi: 30 km (approx. 30 min)

Potsdam Hauptbahnhof (central station Potsdam):

Public transportation: take the S7 (direction to Ahrensfelde) or regional trains (direction to Friedrichstraße Bhf via Griebnitzsee Bhf), get off at Griebnitzsee Bhf (approx. <10 min)

Taxi: 5 km (approx. 10 min)

Mercure Hotel Potsdam:

Public transportation: walk across the bridge to Potsdam central station (approx. 7 min) or take the tram at “Alter Markt/Landtag” (direction to Potsdam Hbf), change at Potsdam central station and take the S7 (direction to Ahrensfelde) or regional trains (direction to Friedrichstraße Bhf via Griebnitzsee Bhf), get off at Griebnitzsee Bhf (approx. 20 min)

Taxi: 5 km (approx. 10 min)

For further details of public transport in and around Potsdam, please click here.