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3rd German-Russian-Swedish Workshop on
Ordering and Dynamics in Magnetic Nanostructures
15th-17th of September 2014

Location: Schloß Maurach, Germany




Venue and Travel Details:

The workshop will take place at Schloss Maurach on the shores of Lake Constance. Schloss Maurach is situated between the cities of Überlingen and Meersburg.

Travel information:

By car:
Schloss Maurach can be reached by car via Überlingen-Nußdorf from the west or Meersburg from the east. From west: Exit Route B 31/E 54 in Überlingen - Nußdorf, direction Zum Salm, pass by the Campground, continue on non-public roads to the back entrance of the Schloß Maurach. From east: Exit B 31 in Uhldingen/Mühlhofen and follow the signs leading you on a narrow road to Schloss Maurach.

By train:
Public transportation to Schloss Maurach is possible but a bit tedious. Take the train to Überlingen and the public bus from there to Birnau, exit at the stop: Wallfahrtskirche Birnau. From the bus stop a short walk crossing the railway track down to the Lake Constance will bring you to Schloss Maurach. There are entrance gates to the left and to the right of the complex.

Arrival by train in Konstanz main railway station is highly recommended. From there a bus is organized (see below).

By plane:
The closest international airport is Zurich-Kloten (Zurich International Airport). From there a train connects to Konstanz. For train connections please consult with the Deutsche Bahn webpage: www.bahn.de. The train station at the Zurich airport is on the lower ground floor of the arrival terminal. Please purchase a ticket from a vending machine on the upper level. The regional express train (IR) takes 66 minutes from the airport to Konstanz main railway station.

Participants from Germany may also consider flying to the community airport Friedrichshafen.

Bus transfer:
A rented bus will leave on Monday, 15. September 2014 at 12:30 from the Konstanz main railway station, bringing us by ferry boat to Meersburg and from there to the conference site. Please watch out for the Bus company MORATH. After the conference the same bus company will bring us back to Konstanz main railway station.

Please have lunch before going on the bus trip to Maurach, so that we can start with the scientific program on time. There is also some food supply on the ferry boat.

In case that you need an invitation letter for filing a visa application, please contact hartmut.zabel@rub.de. Please be aware that a visa for Germany may not be valid in Switzerland.

Weather conditions:
In mid-September the weather should be pleasant and water temperatures should be still fine. Please do not forget to bring your bathing suit.