GLOW 43 takes place at Campus Mitte in the heart of Berlin. The closest S-Bahn and subway station is Friedrichstraße.
The location for the workshops on the 31st of March is DOR24 (Dorotheenstraße 24), across the street from the main building of the university (Unter den Linden 6) which will house the colloquium between the 1st and 3rd of April.
Arrival at Tegel Airport (TXL)
Take the express bus TXL (direction S+U Hauptbahnhof). From Berlin Hauptbahnhof (main station) take any eastbound S-Bahn (S3, S5, S7, S75 or S9) in direction (respectively) Erkner, Straußberg, Ahrensfelde, Wartenberg or Schönefeld and get off at the next station, Friedrichstraße.
Arrival at Schönefeld Airport (SFX)
Take the train RB14 (direction Nauen) or RE7 (direction Dessau). Get off at Berlin Friedrichstraße. Alternatively, take the S-Bahn S9 in direction Spandau. Get off at Berlin Friedrichstraße.
From Berlin Hauptbahnhof (main station) take any eastbound S-Bahn (S3, S5, S7, S75 or S9) in direction (respectively) Erkner, Straußberg, Ahrensfelde, Wartenberg or Schönefeld and get off at the next station, Friedrichstraße.
From S+U Friedrichstraße
Exit the station through any exit leading you to Friedrichstraße. Then turn into Georgenstraße and walk until Universitätsstraße. Turn right onto Universitätsstraße and then left on the next intersection to end up at Hegelplatz, right in between the two buildings. This map shows the approximate route.
Note that the tickets are valid for all buses, trams, subways and local trains (including S-Bahn). Tickets can be purchased at the ticket machines located at all train, underground and urban railway stations. After purchase, you have to validate your ticket.
A selected range of tickets is also available on trams and busses (no validation needed after purchase). Further information on timetables, fares and a journey planner can be found on the BVG Website.
If you arrive at Schönefeld airport, make sure to purchase a Berlin-ABC ticket for 3,40 €. Else, a Berlin-AB Ticket, whether a single-ride (2,80 €) or a day ticket (7,00 €), would suffice.
Hotels and hostels within walking distance
- MEININGER Hotel Berlin Mitte Humboldthaus
Oranienburger Str. 67-68, 10117 Berlin (10 min. walk or 4 stops with Tram M1)
- Maritim proArte Hotel Berlin
Friedrichstraße 151, 10117 Berlin (5 min. walk)
- ARCOTEL John F Berlin
Werderscher Markt 11, 10117 Berlin (9 min. walk or 2 stops with bus no. 147 to S + U Hauptbahnhof and 4 min. walk)
- The Westin Grand
Berlin- Friedrichstraße 158/164, 10117 Berlin (8 min. walk)
- Monbijou Hotel Berlin
Monbijoupl. 1, 10178 Berlin (12 min. walk or 8 stops with Tram M1 or 6 min walk and 2 stops with 100/200/TXL bus)
- St Christopher’s Berlin Mitte Hostel
Ziegelstraße 28, 10117 Berlin (8 min. walk or 4 stops with Tram M1)
- Heart of Gold Hostel
Berlin-Johannisstraße 11, 10117 Berlin (9 min. walk or 4 stops with Tram M1)
- Cityhostel Berlin
Glinkastraße 5-7, 10117 Berlin (16 min. walk or 3 min. walk and 2 stops with bus 200)