Practical Information



The conference will take place at the University of St.Gallen. St.Gallen is only one hour away from Zurich by car and is also easy to reach by public transport. The university can be reached by train (SBB), plane (Zurich Airport and St.Gallen Altenrhein Airport) as well as via the A1 motorway.


Dufourstrasse 50
CH-9000 St.Gallen


Blumenbergplatz 9


9000 St. Gallen

Travel Information

By car
Take the motorway exit St.Gallen/Kreuzbleiche and head towards the centre. Once you have gone through the tunnel, move into the left lane and follow the sign to Universität/WBZ Holzweid.


By public transport
Trains run from Zurich’s main train station and Zurich airport to St.Gallen every 30 minutes. The journey takes about 1 hour. There are also direct express trains from Berne (2 hours), Geneva (4 hours) and Munich (3 hours) to St.Gallen. At St.Gallen’s main train station, take bus no. 5 towards Rotmonten. The buses run every 10 minutes. Get off at the „Universität/Dufourstrasse“ bus stop and cross the main road. Or, go to the Bahnhof Nord bus stop (at the back of the train station) and take bus no. 9 to „Universität/Gatterstrasse“. These buses run every 20 minutes.


By plane
Zurich airport is only one hour away from St.Gallen by car or train. A direct train runs from Zurich airport to St.Gallen twice an hour. The St.Gallen-Altenrhein airport is virtually at our doorstep, 10 minutes away from Rorschach and 30 minutes from St.Gallen.


St.Gallen boasts a wide selection of accommodation that is just as varied as the region itself. It ranges from luxury city hotels to small pensions on the lake shore to cosy B&Bs, holiday apartments to ‘sleeping on straw’.

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The city of St.Gallen with its Abbey District (UNESCO World Heritage) is a true insider’s tip for fans of city tourism. The shores of Lake Constance extending from Rorschach to Altenrhein offer numerous opportunities for swimming, water sports and exciting museum visits. The agricultural region around St.Gallen and the Rhine Valley are a lovely hiking and cycling area.

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