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Local Information

Bremen is a Hanseatic city in the northwest of Germany. With approximately 558,000 inhabitants, Bremen is the second most populous city in Northern Germany and eleventh in Germany. Bremen and Bremerhaven, which lies right on the Weser mouth on the North Sea, comprise the state of the Free Hanseatic City of Bremen (official German name: Freie Hansestadt Bremen). As a commercial and industrial city with a major port on the River Weser, Bremen is part of the Bremen/Oldenburg Metropolitan Region, with 2.4 million people. Bremen is home to a large number of multinational companies and manufacturing centers as well as a number of universities and research institutes.

The conference will take place on the campus of the University of Bremen. Approximately 23,500 people from 126 countries are studying, teaching, researching, and working here. Founded in 1971, the University of Bremen has become the science center of North-West Germany. Apart from other strong research areas, the University of Bremen has a particular reputation in mechanical engineering, industrial engineering and logistics.

Conference Location

  • BIBA
    Bremer Institut für Produktion und Logistik GmbH
    Hochschulring 20
    28359 Bremen
    Germany
  • Public transport: With the tram line 6, you will arrive to the conference location directly from the airport and from the main railway station. Tram stop: Universität-Nord

 

Coming to Bremen

  • By plane. Airport Bremen is connected daily with international airports, such as Frankfurt, Munich, Stuttgart, Amsterdam, Paris, London, Copenhagen and Vienna airports. Several car rentals are available in the terminal. Alternatively, you can take a flight to nearby airports,Hamburg or Hanover, and continue with train to Bremen Central Station (Bremen Hauptbahnhof).
  • By train. Bremen Hauptbahnhof can be reached from all major cities in Germany using InterCity/EuroCity trains (IC/EC) or InterCity Express trains (ICE). For connections see Deutsche Bahn.
  • By car. Bremen is at the intersection Bremer Kreuz of German motorways A1/A27 (European roads number E22, E37, E234).

 

University Campus

  • A Map of the campus.

 

Further Information