LOCATION & VENUE

The 8th Biennial Conference of EARLI SIG 1: Assessment and Evaluation will take place at the Faculty for Psychology and Education building of Ludwig-Maximilians-Universität München.

LOCATION

Munich, Germany
Ludwig-Maximilians-Universität München
Address of venue:
Ludwig-Maximilians-Universität München
Faculty for Psychology and Education
Leopoldstrasse 13
D-80802 Munich



Munich is the capital and largest city of the German state of Bavaria. It is located on the River Isar north of the Bavarian Alps. Munich is the third largest city of Germany, with a population of about 1.47 million people living within the city limits. Munich is home to many national and international authorities, major universities, major museums and theaters. Its numerous architectural attractions, international sports events, exhibitions, conferences and Oktoberfest attract considerable tourism.

LMU is recognized as one of Europe's premier academic and research institutions. Since its founding in 1472, LMU has attracted inspired scholars and talented students from all over the world, keeping the University at the nexus of ideas that challenge and change our complex world.

The Faculty for Psychology and Education is located at Leopoldstrasse 13, one U3/U6 subway stop north from the main university building. Get off at Giselastrasse at the Mensa-side (four stations north from Marienplatz). Click here for the website of the local traffic service

Travel & Accommodation

By plane

The closest airport is Franz-Josef-Strauss airport Munich (MUC). Being the second largest German airport, there are plenty of connections to and from all parts of the world to MUC. From the airport, you can either take a taxi to the Faculty of Psychology and Education at LMU (costs: apprx. 60 €; duration: about 40 minutes) or take the S-Bahn train (either line S1 or S8) to Marienplatz, transfer to the subway lines U3 (direction: Moosach/Olympia-Einkaufs-Zentrum) or U6 (direction: Garching Forschungszentrum/Garching-Hochbrück/Fröttmaning) and get off at Giselastraße (4th stop north from Marienplatz). There, take the rear exit of the subway station and turn to the right. You are then standing in front of the Faculty for Psychology and Education building (so-called “piggy” building due to its pink colour). Tickets for public transportation need to be purchased at the airport. A one-day-ticket costs 12.40 €. The duration of the train trip from the airport to the Faculty for Psychology and Education is about 50 minutes. Click here for the website of public transportation services in Munich.

By train

Near and far distance trains serviced by Deutsche Bahn (German Rail) from all over Germany arrive at Munich main station. From there, take any of the S-Bahn trains in the direction of Marienplatz. At Marienplatz, transfer to the subway lines U3 (direction: Moosach/Olympia-Einkaufs-Zentrum) or U6 (direction: Garching Forschungszentrum/Garching-Hochbrück/Fröttmaning) and get off at Giselastrasse (4th stop north from Marienplatz). There, take the rear exit of the subway station and turn to the right. You are then standing in front of the Faculty for Psychology and Education building (so-called “piggy” building due to its pink colour). The duration of the train trip from the main station to the Faculty for Psychology and Education is about 10 minutes. Click here for the website of public transportation services in Munich.

Accommodation

Munich offers a wide range of accommodation that fits different budget including hotels, motels, and youth guesthouses. The prices vary depending on the type of accommodation. Make sure that you book your accommodation in advance, especially during seasons.

For a wider range of hotels in Munich, please refer to the link below:

http://www.muenchen.de/int/en/accomodation-hotels.html

Info from LMU website:

https://www.en.uni-muenchen.de/students/exchange/incomings/austausch_engl/living/accommodation/short_term_accommodation/index.html



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