Accomodation and Travel

Hotel Accommodation

Rooms (special price) have been reserved for the nights 18/19, 19/20, and 20/21 November 2014 in the

Ernst-August-Platz 7
30159 Hannover
Phone: +49 511 36 56 0
Fax: +49 511 36 56 145

Hotel Mussmann is located right opposite of the front entrance (“Ernst-August-Platz”) of Hannover Central Station.

Please note that you have to book a room until September 19, 2014 using the Keyword "FEL-Science". We kindly ask to check any changes thereafter directly with the hotel.

These accommodation costs will be reimbursed for invited speakers and participants affiliated with the projects funded (fellows, review panel). Please send original receipts for your travel expenses (hotel, train, economy flights only) to

Deutsches Elektronen-Synchrotron DESY
c/o Mrs Karolin Darame
Notkestrasse 85
22607 Hamburg

referring to "PP Ewald Fellowship symposium Nov. 2014". If questions emerge concerning the claim for travel expenses, please contact Karolin Darame directly (phone: +49 40 8998 3912, e-mail: karolin.darame(at)

Travel Information


Hanover has its own airport and can thus be reached comfortably by plane. Hanover airport has rail connection with the main train station. Hamburg Airport is located 170 km north of Hanover and can be reached within approx. 120 minutes by high speed train (ICE). The train journey from Hanover central station to Berlin with its international airports takes approx. 120 minutes as well.





Hanover is an excellent transport hub and easily accessible by German and European train traffic. For train schedules please visit
Public transport to the conference venue Herrenhausen Palace
The conference venue, Herrenhausen Palace (Schloss Herrenhausen), can easily be accessed by subway, which runs very frequently. For subway schedules please visit

From the hotel to the conference venue:
Subway lines 4 or 5 from KRÖPCKE northbound, direction Garbsen or Stöcken, to HERRENHÄUSER GÄRTEN (eight minutes ride). Herrenhausen Palace is located on the left side in the direction of travel (approx. 200 m). The entrance to the conference center is on the far side of the palace building, adjacent to the restaurant ‘Schlossküche’.

From the main station to the to the conference venue:
Descend to the basement level (-1) and walk straight to subway station KRÖPCKE in the direction of the city center, proceed as above. It is also possible to use subway lines 1, 2, or 8 from level (-2) at the main station HAUPTBAHNHOF to KRÖPCKE (one minute ride), and change to lines 4 or 5.