ICEC 2020: Practical Information


We are are happy to welcome you to the ICEC 2020

Interdisciplinary Circular Economy Conference 2020

September 21-22, 2020 | Freiburg, Germany


Venue

The conference venue is the Herderbau building

University of Freiburg 

Faculty of Environment and Natural Resources

Tennenbacherstraße 4

79085 Freiburg


Travel to Freiburg

Details about traveling to Germany and useful information can be found here

 

For details about traveling to Freiburg and useful information about the city and the Black Forest, visit here

 

There are several night train connections to destinations close to Freiburg, e.g. Zürich (Switzerland, 2 hours to Freiburg) or Basel (Switzerland, 1 hour to Freiburg). For more information, consult, for instance Nightjet.

 

There are three airports close to Freiburg: Euroairport Basel-Mulhouse-Freiburg (1 hour by bus to Freiburg), Frankfurt Airport (2 hours by speed train to Freiburg), and Zürich Airport (2 hours by speed train to Freiburg).

Accommodation

We have made preliminary reservations at the following two hotels:

Hotel Stadt Freiburg

20 rooms

reservation held until 21/08/2020

92€ per night / single room

Tram line 4 (20 min.) 

Stadthotel Freiburg

10 rooms

reservation held until 10/08/2020

89€ per night / single room 

within walking distance to the conference venue (10 min.)


If you are interested in booking a room in one of the hotels above, please send an e-mail to vera.marx@transition.uni-freiburg.de to obtain the keyword.

 

Because it is conveniently located in the city center and within walking distance to the conference venue (10 min.), we also recommend the following hotel: Motel One Freiburg
 
More options for accommodation can be found here.

 

Meals and Conference Dinner

Please note that this is a vegetarian conference. To protect our environment, no meat will be served at the conference venue or the conference dinner. The conference dinner will take place on Monday evening (21/09/2020) at the organic and vegetarian restaurant “Adelhaus” in the beautiful city center. 

Costs

The conference fee includes coffee breaks, lunch and the conference dinner. Participants will need to cover the cost of accommodation themselves.

Visa requirements

To enter Germany, you may need a Passport and / or a Visa, depending on the country you live in. For more information, consult: Schengen Visa Information or the Federal Foreign Office 

 

Information on possible travel restrictions to Germany due to Covid-19 can be found here.

Letter of invitation

A letter of invitation will be available to fully registered delegates (registration must be completed and paid) upon request. Kindly note that the ICEC 2020 organizing team is unable to send invitation letters directly to consulates. Invitation letters are prepared solely for individuals.

Liability and insurance

The ICEC 2020 organizing team cannot accept liability for personal accidents or loss of or damage to private property of participants. Participants are advised to take out their own personal travel and health insurance for their trip.