VCQ Summer School 2021: Venue Information
University of Vienna, Vienna, Austria.
Faculty of Physics, University of Vienna
1090 Vienna Austria
Arrival at the Airport
The CAT (City Airport Train) or the train line S7 will take you directly into the city of Vienna (Landstraße/Wien-Mitte train station).
From Landstraße take the underground line U4 (direction “Heiligenstadt”) to Schottenring and change onto the line U2 (direction “Karlsplatz”).
Get off at Schottentor. From there take a tram (lines 37, 38, 40, 41 or 42) to Spitalgasse (2 stops). Walk along Währinger Straße (back in the direction from which the tram has come.) The entrance to the Faculty is at Strudlhofgasse 4, on the right-hand side of the street.
By taxi: There is a taxi stand directly in front of the arrival hall of the airport. It takes you about 30 minutes to get to the Faculty of Physics.
Arrival at Westbahnhof train station
From Westbahnhof take the tram number 5 (direction “Praterstern”) and get off at Spitalgasse. Walk along Währinger Straße and take the first street to the left (Strudlhofgasse). The entrance to the Faculty is at Strudlhofgasse 4.
By taxi: A taxi ride from Westbahnhof takes about 10 minutes.
City of Vienna
Founded in 1365, the University of Vienna, is one of the oldest and largest universities in Europe. It is Alma Mater to more than 90.000 students.
The Faculty of Physics has been shaped by many great students and scientists among them Christian Doppler, Josef Loschmidt, Josef Stefan, Ernst Mach, Ludwig Boltzmann, Lise Meitner, Victor Franz Hess, Erwin Schrödinger and Hans Thirring. Our faculty is connected to a large number of leading institutions world-wide and has been awarded many prestigious research grants.
Since the accommodation is not included in the conference fee the following overview might be of support for booking your stay in Vienna:
Please note that a major medical conference (9000 participants) takes place from 20-23 Sept. The organizers of this conference have blocked groups of hotel rooms, especially the 5/4 star hotels. Some of these blocked rooms might be released shortly before the conference (usually three weeks before).
Feel free to contact us in case you have further questions related to your stay in Vienna!