Venue and Traveling 2019


All scientific events will take place in the Main Building of the University of Vienna (Universität Wien) (Universitätsring 1, 1010 Vienna) which is located in the centre of the city.

© TU Wien / IMWS                    

Vienna, the Imperial City

Walk in the footsteps of the Hapsburgs, visit the splendid baroque Schönbrunn Palace and the Spanish Riding School, or stroll along the magnificent Ring Boulevard and take a look at the heart of the former vast Hapsburg Empire, the Imperial Palace.

Vienna, the Metropolis of Music
Strike the right note at first-rate concerts and enjoy an unrivalled selection of music – from opera to musical. More famous composers have lived here than in any other city. In Vienna, music is literally in the air: Waltzes and operettas have their home here.

Vienna‘s Art Treasures
Discover Vienna’s rich heritage and the latest achievements in art and architecture – from the magnificent Ringstraße to the trendy MuseumsQuartier, one of the world’s ten largest culture complexes.

© Universität Wien / G. Sengmüller

University of Vienna was founded in 1365 and is one of the oldest universities in the German-speaking world. With its long and rich history, the University of Vienna has developed into one of the largest universities in Europe, and also one of the most renowned.

All scientific events will take place in the Main Building.

The registration desk will be located in the Aula at the main entrance of the building.

Coffee breaks, exhibition, and poster sessions will take place in the Festsaal and its accompanying areas on the first floor.

All lectures in sections will be in near vicinity within the main building.

© Universität Wien / F. Pfluegl

Auditorium Maximum is the largest lecture hall with a capacity of 760 seats.


  • Opening
  • Plenary and public lectures
  • Minisymposia
  • Young researchers’ minisymposia
  • Closing




By Car:

Austria's highway network leads right into Vienna, allowing a comfortable and convenient trip to Vienna by car or coach from anywhere on the European continent.

By Train:

International and national trains arriving at 'Hauptbahnhof' have a direct connection to metro line U1. National trains may also arrive at 'Westbahnhof' which is connected with metro line U3.

By Plane:

73 international airlines offer scheduled services to Vienna. There are several daily flights between Vienna and Europe's main capitals and business centres. Austrian Airlines, the country's flag carrier, connects 174 destinations worldwide with Vienna and offers modern aircraft and excellent service. Vienna International Airport at Schwechat, 19 km from the city centre, is state-of-the-art in every respect. From the airport to the city centre and vice versa you can go by bus, train, CAT, or you can take a taxi.

Public transportation:

The Viennese public transport network provides modern and efficient accessibility within the city limits, making it easy for delegates to explore Vienna by bus, tram, or metro. On weekends metro operates at least every 15 minutes through the night from Friday morning to Sunday evening. Please see the City Map of the Wiener Linien here.

The University of Vienna is located in the immediate vicinity of the underground station ‘Schottentor’ of metro line U2 and the tram stations of lines 1, 2, 37, 38, 40, 41, 42, 43, and D.