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Towards a New Global Order?
Ambitions, Scope and Challenges of China’s Belt and Road Initiative

Event Venue
Tagungs- und Veranstaltungshaus Alte Mensa
Wilhelmsplatz 3, 37073 Göttingen


Arriving by plane and train
The nearest major airport from Göttingen (Goettingen) is Frankfurt (FRA). From Frankfurt Airport you can take an intercity express train directly to Göttingen, it takes about 2h to get to Göttingen (Goettingen). For all topics regarding timetables for train connections, online tickets and seat reservations, please refer to the German Railway website. Other airports within 2-3h from Göttingen (Goettingen) are Berlin, Leipzig or Hannover.

For those of you with some time left to discover the beautiful city of Göttingen and its University, once amongst Europe’s leading Enlightenment universities, home to the Brothers Grimm, home to one of the most renowned scholars of Sanskrit, Prof. Ji Xianlin, and home to 44 nobel price laureats, please take a look at the Visitors Center‘s website.