Local Info


Bremen is an easy city to get around. Almost any city accommodation will connect you to public transport, which is frequent and comfortable. The conference venue (University of Bremen) can be reached from most points in the city in less than 30 minutes. Bremen has a variety of bike and electric scooter rentals, which will facilitate your ways around the city.

Allow us to provide you with some information on the university’s location, public transportation options from the main station and the airport, and how to reach the city center from the university.

The University of Bremen is situated in the northwestern part of the city. The main conference venues for the event are the “Großer Hörsaal” (Large Lecture Hall) and the “GW2” building.

To reach the University of Bremen from the central station (Bremen Hauptbahnhof), you have several convenient options using the city’s public transport system. The journey takes approximately 15 minutes, depending on the specific route and time of day.

From the central station, you can take tram line 6 in the direction of “Universität” directly to the university campus. The tram stop “Universität-Zentralbereich” is located right in front of the university’s main entrance. Trams on line 6 operate at regular intervals throughout the day, making it a convenient choice for transportation.

If you are arriving at Bremen Airport, you can also easily reach the university using public transport. The journey takes approximately 30 minutes.

From the airport, take tram line 6 in the direction of “Universität” and get off at the “Universität-Zentralbereich” stop, which is located at the main entrance of the university. Tram line 6 operates frequently, providing a straightforward and efficient connection between the airport and the university.

 How to get to the city center or the Viertel from the university? Bremen has a well-connected tram network that allows for seamless travel throughout the city.

To reach the city center from the University of Bremen, you can take tram line 6 in the direction of “Flughafen” from the “Universität-Zentralbereich” stop. This will take you directly to the city center (stop “Domsheide”), where you can explore the historic Schnoor Quarter, Bremen Cathedral, and the popular Marktplatz.

Additionally, tram lines 4 and 8 are also available near the university campus and provide convenient access to various parts of the city, including the city center. These lines offer additional flexibility for transportation within Bremen.

The Viertel is known for its lively nightlife, cafes, and unique boutiques. You can take tram line 10 in the direction of “Sebaldsbrück” from the “Hauptbahnhof” (central station) stop to reach “Sielwall” stop within approximately 6 minutes. From there, you can explore this vibrant part of the city, and several spots the local organizing committee has suggested.

In summary, the University of Bremen is located in the northwestern part of the city. Traveling to the university from the central station and the airport is convenient using tram line 6, with the journey taking approximately 15 minutes from the central station and 30 minutes from the airport. To explore the city center, you can take tram line 6 or other lines such as 4, 8 or 10.