25 June 2012:
Registration open!

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Travel, Accomodation, Visa


Participants are responsible for arranging accommodation themselves.

A number of rooms have been reserved for participants in the DESY hostel until February 4, 2013, and will be attributed on a first-come first-served basis. To reserve a DESY hostel room, please read the information and fill out the registration form on the DESY hostel webpage. Important: In the field "Additional Text" please enter the keyword "MC2013". If you do not receive a confirmation of your reservation by email within four weeks, please contact the local organisers.

Here is a list of hotels in walking distance or with good public transport connection to the DESY site.

The following hotels offer special rates for DESY:
- Novotel
- Hotel Schmidt.

No special rate but rather inexpensive:
B&B Hotel

Visa Information

Participants who require a visa for attending the conference and wish to receive an official invitation should send an email to the organisers providing the following information:

     * Full name and academic title
     * Date and place of birth
     * Address of your institute and fax number
     * Head of your institute
     * Passport number
     * Prospective title of your presentation

We strongly encourage participants to take the necessary steps soon, in order to allow time for the necessary administrative procedures.

How to get to DESY

DESY Hamburg Site, main entrance

By train
To Hamburg Altona station:
Continue by taxi, traveling time approx. 15-20 min.

Or continue by bus line 1 (direction Schenefelder Holt) directly to the main entrance of DESY (bus stop Zum Hünengrab/DESY), traveling time approx. 25 min.

Or continue by S-Bahn (local city train) line S1 or S11 (direction Blankenese/Wedel) to Othmarschen. Then go on with bus line 1 (direction Schenefelder Holt).
On foot: leave the city train station at the Waitzstrasse exit, turn right at the bottom of the stairs, turn left onto Waitzstrasse, right onto Gross Flottbeker Strasse and follow that road directly to DESY, walking time approx. 25 min.

By plane
From the Hamburg airport Fuhlsbüttel:
Continue by taxi, traveling time approx. 40-50 min.

Or continue with city train line S1 (direction Blankenese/Wedel) to Othmarschen station. Then go on with bus line 1 (direction Schenefelder Holt) to the main entrance of DESY (bus stop Zum Hünengrab/DESY).

By car
Exit the Autobahn (A7) at HH-Bahrenfeld. Arriving in Hamburg from the South: turn left onto the main road (Osdorfer Landstraße). Arriving in Hamburg from the North: turn right onto the main road (Osdorfer Landstraße). Then turn right onto Notkestraße. The main entrance of DESY is the second road on the left.

DESY Hamburg Site, side entrance
The side entrance of DESY is located on the Luruper Chaussee. The bus line 2 stops there (bus stop DESY). The side entrance is open for motorists from Monday till Friday, 6 a.m. to 7 p.m., and closed on weekends. It is open for pedestrians and cyclists at all times.

Directions Hamburg

How to find DESY in Hamburg
Public Transport

Hamburg Public Transportation
Hamburg Airport
Deutsche Bahn