A number of rooms of different price categories have been reserved in Karlsruhe at preferential rates for the conference participants.

All hotels are situated near a tram stop, so you can easily reach the University by public transport.

Accommodation can be reserved via online reservation

or you can use this accommodation form, please forward it directly to:

Karlsruher Messe- und Kongress GmbH
Geschäftsbereich Tourismus
Festplatz 9
D-76137 Karlsruhe

Fax: ++49 721 37 20 53 99

Low-budget accommodation is available at the Youth Hostel Karlsruhe and is given away on a first-come-first-serve basis. If you are interested in Youth Hostel accommodation, please send a request to: with "Accommodation SCES 04" in the subject line of the e-mail header.



Foreign currency can be exchanged in EURO in many banks. All airports have exchange desks, an international cash terminal accepting various credit cards is available at Karlsruhe main station. Hotels, restaurants, and many shops and travel agencies accept credit cards.



Summer in Karlsruhe is usually hot and humide (day temperatures 25 - 30° C). However, be also prepared for cooler weather and rain showers.
Actual weather data on the campus (in new window).