Local Information

On and Around the Campus

Conference Venue

ISSAC 2017 will be held at the campus of TU Kaiserslautern. The tutorials will take place in room 208 of the Institute for Mathematics (Building 48). The conference will take place in the foyer as well as in the rooms 110 and 115 of the Audimax building (Building 42). A map of the campus can be find here.

Lunch Restaurants

The easiest way to get lunch is the Mensa, which is right across the building, where all talks take place. As a guest you can get lunch in the Atrium, which is located on the ground floor (cash only). Alternatively you can go to Unique, Pizzeria da Michele, or Sommerhaus. All three restaurants are in close walking distance. The menu for Atrium as well as Unique can be found here.

Travelling to Kaiserslautern

The city center of Kaiserslautern as well the main train station are within walking distance (about 1.5km) from the conference venue. Kaiserslautern is easily reachable by air and ground transportation.

Airport Transportation

From Frankfurt Airport, the campus is most easily reached using Deutsche Bahn (German Railway). It connects Frankfurt Airport with the city of Kaiserslautern in about 1.5 hours. The cost for a return ticket start at about 70 Euros, which does not take into account any special compensation.

Hotel Information

We recommend the B&B Hotel (≈ 50-70 Euro/night). The hotel is conveniently located next to the main train station, which is situated between the university and the city center. There are regular buses running between the main train station and the university. We have blocked rooms at the B&B. Please mention "Tagung Prof. Fieker" at the University of Kaiserslautern when booking your room.

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Visa Information

In order to find out if you will require a visa to enter Germany, refer to the webpage of the Federal Foreign Office of Germany. A list of German embassies and consulates may be found there as well.

If you need a visa to enter Germany and you have an accepted paper to present at ISSAC 2017, then we will issue an official invitation letter to you. In order to receive the said letter you are required to submit the following documentation:

  1. a scanned copy of your passport,
  2. your institutional postal address,
  3. your institutional email address, and
  4. the title of your accepted paper to be presented at the conference.

This documentation is to be sent to Wolfram Decker or Claus Fieker with the subject line "Request for ISSAC2017 visa invitation letter". If you require an official document, for funding purposes, stating that you will be traveling to Germany to attend ISSAC 2017, please send the request also to Wolfram Decker or Claus Fieker. Please ensure that the aforementioned matters are dealt with as early as possible in order to allow sufficient time for unexpected difficulties or delays.