Practical info

Conference venue

The University of Konstanz is located on the Lake Constance (German: Bodensee) at the Southern border of Germany adjacent to Switzerland. The university campus is located outside of the city center.

The conference will be hosted at the University of Konstanz, Building V, Room 1001 (Senatssaal).

Arriving in Konstanz

By train/bus

Connections to Konstanz Hbf are offered by Schweizerische Bundesbahnen SBB and Deutsche Bahn (including a City Night Line from/to Berlin).

Konstanz is also served by FlixBus (stops at Konstanz Döbele and Konstanz Allmannsdorf).

By airfare

Zurich Flughafen (ZRH) is the nearest airport.  Schweizerische Bundesbahnen SBB offers connections between Zurich Flughafen and Konstanz Hbf (runs once per hour, approx. 1h travel). Please remember that Switzerland is not part of the EU and therefore does not accept Euros as official currency.

Public transportation in Konstanz

The municipality of Konstanz operates public transportation, including shuttle buses, connecting the train station and the university. Bus 9 (A/B) runs multiple times per hour, the usual journey takes 12-15 minutes. You can find the timetable online.  Tickets are provided by the hotel as part of a compulsory tourist tax, single tickets (€2,40) can be bought from the bus driver.


Invited speakers are housed at Hotel Graf Zeppelin.

Contributing speakers will book their accommodation on their own. Apart from Hotel Graf Zeppelin, the Ibis Hotel is usually used to provide accommodation for participants. The University also provides further hotel options (please note that they may not offer reduced rates). Alternatively, AirBnB listings are also available.


The conference is free (no conference fee) and everyone is welcome to attend. For logistical reasons, please register by sending an email to <>.