Travel information

Conference location
The 2010 Berlin Conference on the Human Dimensions of Global Environmental Change will take place in the Henry-Ford-Bau at the Freie Universität Berlin, which is located in the Dahlem area in the south-western district of Berlin-Zehlendorf. For orientation, please follow the link:

How to get to the conference venue

Arriving by plane:
There are two international airports in Berlin: Tegel (TXL) and Schönefeld (SXF). Both airports can be reached by public transportation.
From Tegel Airport, take the Airport Express Bus X9 to Station “Jakob-Kaiser-Platz”. Change to subway line U7 (direction “Rudow”) until “Fehrbelliner Platz”. There change to subway line U3 (direction “Krumme Lanke”). Exit at “Thielplatz”.
From Schönefeld Airport, take the metropolitan train (S-Bahn, marked by green „S“ signs) S 45 (direction “S+U Hermannstraße”) to Station “S+U Neukölln”. From Station “S+U Neukölln”, take line S 41 (direction “Schöneberg”) until “Heidelberger Platz”. There change to subway line U3 (direction “Krumme Lanke”) and exit at “Thielplatz”.

Arriving by train:

Environmental Policy Research Centre has established a cooperation with Deutsche Bahn. If you would like to know more about the ‚Event-Ticket‘ please follow the link below:

DB Event Ticket for Participants of the Berlin Conference

All trains arrive or stop at the new Hauptbahnhof (Central Station). From there, either take a taxi or use public transportation to get to your hotel. The section on hotel information below explains how to get to each hotel from the Central Station.

If you travel by public transportation, take the city train S 75 (direction “Spandau Bhf”) to station “Berlin Zoologischer Garten”. Change to the subway line U9 (direction “Rathaus Steglitz”). At the station “Spichernstraße”, change to subway line U3 (direction “Krumme Lanke”) and get off at “Thielplatz”.
You will also find details on transportation specific to your hotel in our hotel information.

Local transport system
Information regarding the local transport system you can find at:

subway map:

Do you need more information?
We are constantly updating our 2010 Berlin Conference website.
If you have any further questions, please do not hesitate to contact us.

Lisa Münch (),
Conference Manager