Information on COVID-19

This event is planned as an in-person event to support learning and social interaction between the participants. However, if any measures are required in summer, the event might turn into a hybrid event.

Participants from outside of Germany can check the current requirements to travel to Germany on the website of the Federal Foreign Office.

Please contact the organisers if there are any questions.


The summer school takes place in Heinrich Heine University’s Haus der Universität in the city centre:

Haus der Universität
Schadowplatz 14
40212 Düsseldorf

To get here using the Underground, exit at either Heinrich-Heine-Allee or Schadowstraße, then walk for about five minutes.

All rooms are handicapped accessible.


If you want to book via us, please inform us when confirming your reservation. If you want to book on your own, you find a selection of hotels in Düsseldorf below.

It is recommended that you make your reservations well ahead of time. Due to traide-fairs, hotels can be fully booked or very expensive if not booked early.


There are many restaurants close to the venue. Almost all offer vegetarian options, vegan options are often avilable, too. You may find some recommendations below:

Düsseldorf is also known for its large Japanese community. Many excellent Japanese restaurants can be found in ‘Little Tokyo’ around the Immermannstraße, aprox. 15 minutes from the venue.

Tourist Information

Information for tourists are available here.

Getting Here

Düsseldorf Airport (DUS) is Germany’s third largest airport. If you arrive here, take the city train S11 to the central station.

There is also Weeze Airport (NRN), which is sometimes associated with Düsseldorf. As it is located more than 90km away from the city, we recommend flying to Düsseldorf Airport instead.

Düsseldorf Central Station is serviced by national and international trains. Check the website of the Deutsche Bahn for connections.

Public Transport

If you need to use buses, trams, or the metro, you might want to buy a single ticket (about 2,90€) or a day ticket (about 7,30€), all for the zone A (city centre). Tickets can be purchased in the buses (coins only), trams and the metro (coins and cards) as well as at ticket machines at the main station or the old town. For information on routes, timetables, and prices check the website of the Rheinbahn.

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