The school venue can be easily reached with the U-Bahn (subway) U6. The U6 brings you directly to the centre of Garching (stop Garching) and to the School venue, (last stop, Forschungszentrum). Most of the hotels in Garching are centrally located near the U-Bahn, indicated with a large blue "U"-sign.
If you leave from Garching, please take the U6 destination "Garching Forschungszentrum" (Garching Research campus) to the last stop at either 07:46, 07:56 or 08:06 to reach ESO & EUROfusion on time. Exit the station at the rear end of the train and follow the sign for ESO.
For different public transport travel schedules you can also use the public journey planner.
If the weather is nice, ESO can also be reached by foot from the centre of Garching in approximately 25 minutes.
The school is held at ESO in room: Auditorium TELESCOPIUM (Building E, ESO main entrance building).
Please walk through the ESO main entrance and follow the signs.
Registration takes place
* on Monday between 8:00-9:00 at the entrance of the Auditorium Telecospium.
LUNCHES at Max Planck Canteen :
While in ESO Headquarters you can make use of the vending machines, located next to the main hall, or visit the Max Planck Canteen. Please note that only cash is accepted.
INTERNET and EMAIL
Open wireless internet is available in most parts of the ESO building. Signs with the respective account name and password can be found in the Auditorium and in the Cafeteria area.
PRESENTATIONS - TALKS
A Mac and Windows laptop, with standard presentation software (Keynote, Powerpoint or pdf) will be available in the room. Please bring your presentation on a memory stick.
To see what session your presentation is in, please check the Agenda.
Using your own laptop is strongly discouraged!
Please be advised that the dinner to be held in association with the ESI 2015 will take place on 18 June at 19:00 at:
Please confirm your attendance and your Menu on the registration form.
If you need a taxi to the airport please enter your full name and departure time in the registration form and/or add your name and flight departure on the list we will hand out during coffee breaks. The ESO reception will then book taxis* accordingly. *You might have to share the taxis, but in exchange, the drive will cost you less.
There are banks and cash-points in Garching. All main credit and debit cards are accepted (with PIN code). Please note that the banks may close during lunch time.
There is also a cash-point (Kreissparkasse) on the Campus, at the bus stop Lichtenbergstrasse 4 (TUM Chemie).