Practical Information


A limited number of rooms are reserved for conference participants at the Hotel Rochat and the hotel Mission 21. Both hotels are within walking distance from the conference venue (2 viz. 10 minutes). Prices are around 130 SFr. per night and double rooms are also available (Hotel Rochat).

If you wish to stay at either of these hotels please make your booking through us by May 15.


Alternative places to stay within walking distance are

Hotel Teufelhof (15 minutes)

Hotel Au Violon (15 minutes)

Hotel am Spalentor (5 minutes)

Jugendherberge St. Alban (Youth Hostel, 20 minutes)

Maps and Directions

Map Basel Center link

Tram routes pdf [PDF (1.4 MB)]

Map conference venue locations and restaurants close to conference venue pdf [PDF (967 KB)]

Map showing the Kollegienhaus with the closest bus/tramstops pdf [JPG (185 KB)]


arrival by plane

Zurich Airport: There are hourly trains connecting Zurich Airport with Basel SBB (Swiss Railway Station). Alternatively, change trains at Zurich HB (Zurich Main Station).

Airport Basel-Freiburg-Mulhouse: Take the bus number 50, which leaves directly in front of the airport, and get off at "Bahnhof SBB" (Swiss Railway Station, the last stop).

arrival by train

The main station is "Basel SBB". From there, buses and trams run frequently to the city center where the conference venue and most hotels are located. The easiest way to get there is by Bus number 30 (direction "Badischer Bahnhof") which stops at the university ("Universität"). Alternatively, you can take the tram to "Bankverein" (number 8, 10, 11) where you can change to number 3 and get off at "Universität". Most hotels issue a guest card, which allows you to use public transport for free during your stay.