Useful Information

Questioning Modernity 質問現代性 – Useful Information


Should you require a letter of invitation as part of a visa application, please provide the following information: First Name, last Name, address, city, state/province, citizenship, passport number, passport expiry, place and date of Birth and email it to

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.

Finding your Hotel

We made reservations in Hotel Eden.  It is located in walking distance from the train station (appr. 15 min) and only a stone’s throw away from the conference venue.

All bookings are made under your last name. Please mention “CeMEAS” in case your name cannot be found. For a detailed map with directions please click here.

Eden Hotel
Reinhäuser Landstraße 22a
D-37083 Göttingen
Tel. +49 (0)551 50 72 00
Fax +49 (0)551 50 72 111

Conference Venue

Our venue here in Göttingen will be the lovely Historic Observatory. Today the Observatory is home to the Göttingen Institute of Advanced Study and to the Lichtenberg Kolleg. For a  detailed map with directions please click here.


Historic Observatory
Geismar Landstr. 11
37083 Göttingen


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.


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Conference Circular

Conference Circular 1+2