Venue Address: Prologue building on the campus of the RWTH Aachen
Campus-Boulevard 55, 52074 Aachen
Arriving with public transport
The nearest airports are Köln/Cologne, Düsseldorf or Maastricht (Netherlands). From there you can rent a car (100km from Cologne or Düsseldorf, approx. 35km from Maastricht) via the motorway A4 or A44 towards Aachen. From Cologne airport, you can take a train towards Cologne main station (Köln Hauptbahnhof) and then change into a train going straight to Aachen main station (Aachen Hauptbahnhof) (approx. 45 min.). From Düsseldorf airport, you have to take a tube towards Düsseldorf main station (Düsseldorf Hauptbahnhof). From the main station, there are two direct trains to Aachen, one via Cologne and one via Benrath, both take approx. 1:20 hrs. Once you have reached Aachen main station, follow the instructions above regarding the directions for train and bus travel.
Take the train to Aachen main Station (Hauptbahnhof) or Aachen West.
From there, you can take a cab straight to us (Campus-Boulevard 55) or a bus: For example, bus 13B takes you from the main station to “Turmstraße”, where you have to change and take bus 12 towards Campus Melaten. Get off at bus stop “Wilfried-König-Straße”.
This stop is right in front of our HQ – approx. 1 min. walking distance on your right hand side.
More information on public transport in Aachen can be found at:
Travelling by car
Access via BAB A4 (Köln/Aachen – Cologne/Aachen) and A44 (Düsseldorf/Lüttich – Düsseldorf/Liège) until you reach the interchange Aachen, then follow A4 towards Antwerpen/Heerlen. Leave the motorway at the exit Laurensberg and turn right towards Aachen Laurensberg. Take the first right onto the so-called Toledo Ring towards Maastricht (Klinikum – Hospital). When in an underpass, take the exit called RWTH-Melaten. You will find us on Campus-Boulevard, number 55.
Next to the institute, Wilfried-König-Straße, you will find a restricted parking place. Drive to the gate and ring the bell „EICe“. Our staff member will open the gate for you.
In Aachen, you will find a number of very comfortable hotels of different price categories, well located close to the motorway and in short driving distance to us. We can recommend the following hotels:
Taxiruf TAAV Aachen
Phone: +49 (0) 241-66666
Alpha Taxi Aachen
Phone: +49 (0) 241-22222
Aachener Airport Taxi)
Phone: +49 (0) 241-1898555