The conference will take place in the “Alfried Krupp Wissenschaftskolleg”, which is situated in the city centre of Greifswald.
Address: Martin-Luther-Str. 14, D-17489 Greifswald
How to get to Greifswald
The closest and most important airports to Greifswald are Berlin-Tegel and Berlin-Schönefeld as well as Hamburg. Rostock-Laage is an option for national flights.
When you arrive in Germany you can hire a car to drive to Greifswald or you can use the train service of Deutsche Bahn. From Berlin to Greifswald you need app. 2.5 hours by train. Please disembark at the station “Greifswald” (the main station), not “Greifswald Süd”.
City of Greifswald
Greifswald is situated in the northeastern part of the German federal state Mecklenburg-Vorpommern, close to a most beautiful water sports area between the two large islands Rügen and Usedom. The old university town and Hanseatic city offers visitors, Greifswald’s inhabitants, students and scientists an inviting, creative atmosphere http://www.greifswald.de/en.html.
Max Planck Institute for Plasma Physics, Greifswald
(Welcome Reception and Visit of Wendelstein 7-X)
Address: Wendelsteinstraße 1, D-17491 Greifswald
The Branch Institute of IPP at Greifswald was founded in 1994. Here the fusion experiment Wendelstein 7-X operates since 2015 http://www.ipp.mpg.de/2285/en.
Ozeaneum Stralsund (Excursion)
Address: Hafenstraße 11, D-18439 Stralsund
German Oceanographic Museum – explore the oceans in a museum. The sea has fascinated humans ever since. The German Oceanographic Museum Foundation has committed itself to making this fascination come alive. Four museum locations let the visitor experience completely different underwater worlds. An underwater journey through the northern seas – unique in Europe.
OZEANEUM on Stralsund’s harbour island is the fourth and newest museum location of the German Oceanographic Museum. Since July 2008, visitors are invited to go on an exciting underwater journey through exhibitions and aquaria. Its spectacular exterior design and architecture with a facade of up to 12-metre-high curved plates of white ship steel makes people want to explore the building’s interior as well. Inside, visitors can see the world’s biggest whale exhibition with life-size models of those giants of the sea.
At OZEANEUM, marine sciences meet spectacular aquaria. This successful concept was acknowledged with the “European Museum of the Year 2010” award.
Theatercafé Greifswald (Conference Dinner)
Address: Anklamer Str. 108, D-17489 Greifswald
The restaurant Theatercafé is located in walking distance to the hotels in the city centre.