Practical Information


The accommodation for all participants will be booked by the organizers at the
Luisenplatz Hotel in the Potsdam city centre.

For information about the hotels and directions to reach them, see the following links:

Information about Luisenplatz Hotel:


Workshop location: the talks will take place in the Seminar room 0.01 at the
Albert Einstein Institute

The address of the AEI is: Am Muehlenberg 1, 14476 Golm

You can use the search form for public transport connections and precise
timetables in the Berlin-Potsdam area at:


From Tegel Airport to Potsdam Hauptbahnhof:

Take the bus 109 to Charlottenburg, then take the
S-Bahn line S7 to Potsdam (50 minutes total).
This requires a Berlin ABC ticket.

From Schonefeld Airport to Potsdam Hauptbahnhof:

Take the regional train RB22 to Potsdam (50 minutes,
with a Berlin BC ticket),
take the regional train RB14 (direction Nauen) to
the stop Ostbahnhof, and then transfer to the RE1 (direction
Brandenberg or Magdeberg) to Potsdam (60 minutes total,
with a Berlin ABC ticket).

From Potsdam Hauptbahnhof to Hotel am Luisenplatz:

Take the Tram 91 (direction Potsdam, Pirschheide Bhf) until
the Luisenplatz-Süd stop.  Then walk two minutes north to
the hotel (see the map below, click on it to enlarge it).
The buses 605, 606, 610 and 631 also go from the Hauptbahnhof
to the Luisenplatz-Süd stop.


From Hotel am Luisenplatz to the AEI:

Walk to the Luisenplatz-Süd stop and take Bus 605 (direction
Wissenschaftspark, Golm) or Bus 606 (direction Alt-Golm)
until the Wissenschaftspark, Golm stop, this takes around
20 minutes.  This requires a Potsdam AB ticket.


Participants are suggested to have breakfast at their hotel, and lunch in the MPI canteen.
These meals, as well as dinners, will be reimbursed through a per-diem together with travel
expenses, after the workshop.


Payment at the canteen is by means of a special card only.
In order to obtain and use the special card please follow these steps:
• There are 3 machines outside of the canteen in the central foyer. The leftmost one
will provide you with the special card when you insert a bill. There is a deposit of 5
EUR for the card that you will get back when you return the card at the end of your
stay. If you insert more than 5 EUR the additional amount will get charged to your
card immediately.
• The middle machine is for recharging your card. It accepts bills and EC/Maestro debit
cards. You can also check the current credit on your card in this machine.
• At your departure, please do not forget to return the card by putting it into the
rightmost machine and choose the option to return the credit and the deposit. The
machine will then dispense the money in coins.