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Getting to and Arrival in Heidelberg

Getting to Heidelberg

By air:

Frankfurt/Main Airport (about 90km from Heidelberg) take either the Lufthansa Airport bus or train to Heidelberg

Hahn Airport (about 150km from Heidelberg) take the Airport bus to Heidelberg

By train:

by euro-city (EC)/ inter-city (IC/ICE) trains to Heidelberg Hauptbahnhof

By car:

Heidelberg can be approached from the A5, A6, A7, and A656 motorways

Arrival in Heidelberg

Information as regards address and site plan of the summer school office as well as accomodation bureau etc will be sent to you in our confirmation letter.

In Heidelberg participants are interviewed and asked to take a written, multiple choice test so that they may be placed in the appropriate class. The interviews are short and take place on Sunday, 1st August; the written test on Monday, 2nd August. Participants are advised to wait until they have received their class placement before purchasing a course book.

Participants are given a formal welcome to the International Summer School 2010 on the morning (9 a.m.) of Monday, 2nd August. Course workshops are presented on Monday, 2nd August in the afternoon. Language classes begin on Tuesday, 3rd August.


Please Note

Group registration is not possible.

The university regrets that it cannot offer any scholarships for the above courses, and nor can it arrange paid employment for participants.

No parking facilities are provided.

Computer use and internet access is possible only in some university buildings and in internet-cafés.


IMPORTANT: Participants must arrange their own health cover prior to arrival. The Summer School cannot be held responsible for any medical costs.

Participants requiring a visa must be sure to apply to representatives of the German consular in good time.


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The programme may be subject to change.
Requests concerning this page to: Philippe Bayer; January, 15th 2010