6th International Symposium on Bilingualism Welcome to the University of Hamburg The 6th Symposium on Bilingualism will be hosted by the University of Hamburg which is located right in the middle of Hamburg and which is close to public transportation (train, bus and underground –stations). This little info-brochure is designed to give you an overview of the University site, where to go for registration, how to find sessions and keynote talks, and who is there to help you with questions and other requests. Conference Venue Address: University of Hamburg Audimax Von-Melle-Park 4 D-20146 HAMBURG Bus-Stop: (bus line 4 & 5) “Staatsbibliothek” Dammtor Station Long-distance trains S-Bahn: S11, S21, S31, Bus-Stop: Bus lines: 4 & 5 close by (2 min walking distance): Underground: U1 “Stephansplatz” Detailed directions: next page 6th International Symposium on Bilingualism Directions From Hamburg Airport: • The easiest way to reach the Audimax would be to take a taxi. The journey takes around 20-30 minutes (depending on traffic) and shouldn’t cost more than €30. There is also the possibility of using the Airport Bus to Hamburg Central Station (€5) and travelling further by train. From Hamburg Central Station: • Take the train S11 (direction ->Blankenese), S21 (direction -> Elbgaustraße) or S31 (direction -> Altona) to Dammtor (1 stop, approx. 2 minutes, €1,10). From Dammtor station it is a 5 minute walk: Leave the station (direction -> Hamburg University), cross the traffic lights, and turn left up Edmund-Siemers-Allee. Follow this road for about 500m, first passing the main building of the University immediately to your right and later the main library “Staatsbibliothek” after approx. 400m. Turn right at the Print & Copy Shop leading you into Von-Melle-Park. Turn left after approx. 100m. The Audimax is building Nr. 4. (Or just ask one of the numerous friendly students). Alternatively take the bus line 5 (direction -> Nedderfeld/Burgwedel) from Dammtor station to “Staatsbibliothek” (1 stop, approx. 2 minutes, €1,55) • Take the bus line 5 (direction -> Nedderfeld/Burgwedel) from Central Station to “Staatsbibliothek” (approx. 10-12 minutes, €1,55). From the bus stop “Staatsbibliothek” it is a 1-2 minute walk: Get off the bus, cross the traffic lights to your right, and turn left up Edmund-Siemers-Allee (approx. 100m). Turn right at the Print & Copy Shop leading you into Von-Melle-Park. Turn left after approx. 100m. The Audimax is building Nr. 4. (Or just ask one of the numerous friendly students). • There is also the possibility of taking a taxi. The journey takes around 5-10 minutes and should cost no more than €10.