Venue and other useful information

Getting to the Conference

The conference venue is on Garching campus north of Munich.


Public Transport

The conference venue at Garching campus can best be reached by subway. You need to take subway line U6 (blue line) to "Garching Forschungszentrum" (final stop), the travel time from Marienplatz (city center) is about 25 minutes. Exit the train and follow the signs to "Leibniz Rechenzentrum". See the MVV website (local transport authority) for details and an online route planner.

  • From Munich (north or city center): Take subway line U6 to "Garching Forschungszentrum" (final stop). Coming from city center, you might have to first take another subway line and change later to U6. 
  • From Garching: Take subway line U6 to "Garching Forschungszentrum".
  • From Munich central station: Take any S-Bahn direction "Ostbahnhof", disembark at "Marienplatz" and change to subway line U6 (blue line) to "Garching Forschungszentrum".
  • From Munich airport: Take S-Bahn S1 direction "Neufahrn", at station "Neufahrn" change to Bus 690. Disembark at the final destination "Garching Forschungszentrum". Alternatively, you can take S-Bahn S8 from the airport to "Ismaning"and then change to Bus 230, which runs frequently from Monday to Sunday. (Travel time approx.: 30 min.)

The nearest subway line U6 stations for the recommended hotels in Garching are "Garching Hochbrück" or "Garching".

Tickets for Public Transport

Tickets can be obtained at vending machines at every subway or train station and at vending machines on board the buses and tramways. As a rule, public transport tickets have to be validated before you board a subway or a train. There are validating machines at the platform access or sometimes at the platform itself. Please also see the MVV Ticket Navigator for pricing information.

By Car

  • GPS use: Boltzmannstraße 1, 85748 Garching bei München, Germany
  • On highway A9 take exit Garching Nord (exit no. 70) and turn east. Cross B11 at the traffic lights to enter the campus.
  • Coming from city center simply follow the signs to the airport. This will eventually get you onto the highway A9 heading north (direction Nürnberg).
  • There is a large parking lot (free of charge) west of the conference building. Please note that a fee is charged for the parking lot northeast of the building.
  • For details, consult the map above.


  • From the airport: approx. 20-30 min., 50-60 Euro
  • From city center: approx. 20-30 min., 45-55 Euro
  • From Garching-Hochbrück: approx. 5-10 min, 15-20 Euro

Registration Desk
The WG 2015 registration desk is located in building "Leibniz Rechenzentrum" in front of room H.E.009.
Lecture Hall
All Talks: H.E.009

Wireless LAN, WiFi
Free Wireless LAN is available on campus. Please use the following settings if you don't already have a valid eduroam account:

SSID: mwn-events
Account: Mayr
Password: nba9c,hS

Lunch at Garching Campus
Lunch will be served in the cafeteria in building MI (vouchers are provided).


On Thursday, June 18, we offer the following program for the excursion:
Visit of the "Deutsches Museum Flugwerft Schleissheim" (guided tour in English)

Conference Dinner

The WG 2015 conference dinner will take place at

Restaurant Rondell
Bürgerplatz 9
85748 Garching b. München

Please make sure that you indicate your menu selection on your registration form.

Some Restaurants in Garching