International Symposium and Doctoral School 2014: Venue

The doctoral school's and the symposium's venue is situated at the Abbe-Zentrum Beutenberg, Hans-Knöll-Str. 1, 07745 Jena (see pictures). The Beutenberg Campus is a science campus outside the Jena city center, where major research and teaching activities of the Abbe Center of Photonics are conducted in joint cooperation with the Institute of Applied Physics of the Friedrich Schiller University, the Fraunhofer Institute of Applied Optics and Precision Mechanics, and the Leibniz Institute of Photonic Technology.

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The Abbe-Zentrum Beutenberg at the Beutenberg campus is the venue of the International Symposium on Nanophotonics and the Doctoral School on Photonic Nanomaterials and Metamaterials.

How to reach Jena city center

By train

If you arrive from the directions of Berlin or Munich, you will arrive at the station Jena-Paradies. If you arrive from the directions Dresden or Franfurt/Main, leave the train at Jena-West.

By car

Coming from the west leave the A4 motorway at the exit Jena-Göschwitz, and follow the federal highway B 88 into town. Coming from the east, leave the A4 motorway either at exit Jena-Zentrum or Jena-Göschwitz, and follow the main road into town.

How to reach the Beutenberg campus

By public transport

From the city center, choose either of the bus lines 10, 11, 12, 13 to reach the Beutenberg campus. A map of the public transport in Jena is available for download here. Urgent note: Due to current construction works and roadbloacks in Jena, these buses will not follow their original routes. Instead, all buses will terminate at the local bus stop "Carl Zeiss Werk". From there, you can reach the Beutenberg campus by a 10 minutes walk. If you are in Jena for the first time, please refer to the bus drivers for further information.

Once you arrive at the campus, the conference venue is marked as number 11 on the Beutenberg campus map.  

By car

It is not advisable to approach the Beutenberg campus by car due to the currently difficult traffic situation and the lack of public parking lots at the campus. However, if you wish to arrive by car, use "Hans-Knöll-Str. 1" as major input for your GPS system.