2016 Practical info

Conference venue

Oekolampad building, Schönenbuchstrasse 9, Basel, Switzerland, Link to Google map.


By air plane

  • Basel airport (EuroAirport – BSL) is located just 15 minutes from the city center
    and has over 500 flights from regular and low-cost (easyjet and ryanair) companies each week from over 60 destinations, quick and convenient travel to the city is guaranteed. (http://www.euroairport.com/en/)
  • Zürich airport (ZRH), is located ca 90km from Basel and has frequent (every 30 minutes) train connections to Basel. The journey last ca 1.5 hour.map

By train

  • Basel has three mainline train stations, offers excellent connections to all Swiss cities and the most important European metropolises. The Swiss Railway station (SBB), the French Railway station (SNCF) and the Badische Bahnhof, operated by German Railway (DB), are all conveniently located in the heart of the city.



A list of hotels recommendations in Basel is available here. Make sure that you will correct the dates if you plan to stay longer or plan to attend the summer school.

Also cheap accommodation, rooms, bed and breakfast can be found on airbnb website. Make sure that you have the appropriate travel document if you select such accommodation in nearby France or Germany. Also note that public transportation from neighboring countries can be tricky due to schedule.