Travel Information

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If you arrive by plane, your flight will most likely terminate at Bremen or Hamburg airport. You will then have to get to the central railway station via Tram (Bremen) and suburban train aka "S-Bahn" (Hamburg), respectively. From there, proceed to Oldenburg by train. You can check out the connections on the train planner of the Deutsche Bahn (DB). Note that it takes about 40 minutes from Bremen main station to Oldenburg, and about 1:50 hours from Hamburg main station to Oldenburg. Information on public transport in Oldenburg (including links to online timetables) can be found on the webpage of the University.


Please arrange, if possible, your travel plans to arrive at your hotel on

Sunday, August 19, 2012, until 6 p.m.

If you can't make it until then, please let us know about your late arrival. On Sunday evening, a registration desk will be open in your hotel which allows the participants to check in for the Summer School. The exact hours will be communicated to all participants in due time. The Summer School will start on

Monday, August 20, 2012, at 9 a.m.,

with some opening remarks. From 8:15 a.m., the registration desk will be open (for those who could not check-in the evening before).


You must check out from the hotel on

Friday, August 31, 2012, until noon.

We will take care that you can leave your luggage in a safe place and pick it up after the end of the Summer School. The last lecture will end at 12:15 p.m. After that, participants will be handed out a certificate in a small ceremony.

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(Changed: 2021-04-30)