FAQ

Is the location wheelchair accessible?
Absolutely, the conference venue and the entire Institute are wheelchair accessible.

What if I have a special diet?
Vegetarian, pork-free and gluten-free dishes will be offered and labelled as such.

Who was Erich Brost, after whom the institute is named?
You can find out more about the history of the institute and Erich Brost here.

How to get to the venue?
The venue can be reached in an environmentally friendly manner by public transportation, with the S1 line directly from Dortmund main station. Stop at “Dortmund Universität”. The institute is then within walking distance. Plus code on Google Map is FCR8+C7 Dortmund, Germany

How to get to Dortmund?
There are several ways of getting to Dortmund. However, we recommend taking the train. You can compare the energy consumption, the CO2 emissions and other environmental impacts for planes, cars and trains in passenger transport here.

What is the “Deutschland Ticket”?
The Deutschland-Ticket (D-Ticket for short) allows you to travel on all local public transport services from just €49 per month. It is not valid for ICE high-speed trains or IC/EC trains. For further information, click here.

What’s on at Dortmund?
As well as being one of the world’s footballing capitals (click here if you want to find out about BVB stadium visits or here for the German football museum), Dortmund has a lot to offer visitors who want to stay a while and discover the city. Take a look at this website (in English) or this one (in German) to find out more.