Local Information Leaflet
In the local information leaflet you find
helpful informations concerning the school and Aachen. You will get a
printed version upon registration here in Aachen.
Aachen is a german city with about 250.000 inhabitants, located
directly on the border to The Netherlands and Belgium. We have
collected some links to allow you to find out more about the city:
Getting to the School Venue
The summer school will take place in Aachen (Germany) at
the RWTH Aachen University in a new
building called Super
C (the building on the right hand side of the picture on
the starting page) next to the main building
of RWTH Aachen University.
The address of the building is Templergraben 57 in Aachen. It is
within walking distance from the city center.
The room for the talks is called "Ford Saal" and is on the top floor
of the building. From there one has a nice view over the city of Aachen.
Getting to Aachen
Aachen is located in the western part of Germany, at the border to
Belgium and to The Netherlands. Larger cities close to Aachen are
Cologne (70 km), Düsseldorf (80 km), and Brussels in Belgium (130
Aachen Central Railway Station is part of
the Thalys line from Paris via Brussels
to Cologne. Local train connections from Cologne (60 min.) and
Düsseldorf (80 min.) are available every hour. A high speed
train connection from Frankfurt Airport via Cologne to Brussels is
also available with a stop at Aachen. For detailed time tables and
booking, consult the web site of the
The airport Cologne/Bonn
(Köln/Bonn) provides connections to many European
cities. From the airport there are train connections to Aachen via
Cologne Main Station.
International provides connections to many European and US cities.
There are direct train connections from Düsseldorf airport to Aachen.
Airport is the destination airport for most oversea flights to
Germany. There is a direct InterCityExpress connection to Aachen once
or twice a day, and regular connections with change at Cologne main
From Brussels Airport, it
is recommended to use the local connections to one of Brussels's main
railway stations and then to take the Thalys/TGV or InterCityExpress
service to Aachen/Cologne.
We recommend to use one of the many online services to compute the
best route to Aachen from your point of departure.