Practical info

Workshop 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 workshop will be hosted at the University of Konstanz on August 1, 2019, 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 usually housed either at Hotel Graf Zeppelin or Ibis Hotel.

Attendees will book their accommodation on their own. Apart from the hotels listed, there are further hotel options (please note that they may not offer reduced rates) or AirBnB.


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