EICS 2015 will be held at the University of Duisburg-Essen, Duisburg Campus and at the Fraunhofer inHaus Center, Duisburg. Registration and the main conference track will be at the Fraunhofer inHaus Center:
Fraunhofer inHaus Zentrum
47057 Duisburg, Germany
How to get there
Duisburg can be conveniently reached through several international airports. Düsseldorf International Airport (DUS) is the most convenient and fastest option. There are frequent train connections (regional trains, S-Bahn, IC or ICE trains with special fare) directly from Düsseldorf Airport which take between 7 and 20 minutes depending on train.
Frankfurt International Airport (FRA) is a major European hub. There are direct high-speed train connections from Frankfurt Airport (station located directly at Frankfurt Airport) to Duisburg via Düsseldorf and Cologne. Travel time to Duisburg main station is about one hour and thirty minutes.
Further options are Cologne Bonn Airport (same trains connections as from Frankfurt, about one hour) and the Weeze Airport (served by Ryan Air) which is about 40 kilometers from the conference venue (bus, shuttle and taxi services, check airport website www.airport-weeze.de in advance to plan your transportation)
Duisburg main station is served by all train categories (express and high-speed trains IC and ICE, regional and local trains) and has frequent connections to all major cities in Germany and Europe (eg to Paris by TALIS via Cologne).
From Duisburg main station, take bus lines 924 (direction Sportpark) or 933 (direction Universität Nord) and get off at the bus stop “Universität”. The conference venue is just a few steps from the bus stop. You can also take a taxi from the main station for about 10 Euro.
From highways A2 / A3 / A40:
- take exit Duisburg-Kaiserberg
- turn left into Carl-Benz-Strasse
- follow the road to the University parking area (M and L area)
- Walk about 200 meters from the parking, following the road through a right turn after the parking
From highway A59:
- (easiest way) change to A40 towards Essen at A59/A40 junction
- follow directions as before
updated June 29, 2015