Local Info

Conference venue

The WORDS 2015 conference takes place in the CAP3 building of the Christian-Albrechts-University in Kiel.

Christian-Albrechts-Universität zu Kiel

CAP 3 (= Christian-Albrechts-Platz 3)


D-24098 Kiel




You can find a list of suitable hotels here.

Getting to the conference venue

From Hamburg Airport

You can directly reach Kiel by bus, called 'KIELIUS' more information see here or you can take subway 'S1' to the Hamburg Central Station and from there reach Kiel by regional train. More Info here.

From Kiel Central Train Station

You can reach CAP3 by the following busses:

60S in the direction 'Botanischer Garten'. Destination bus station is: 'Universität'

62 in the direction 'Projensdorf, Woltersweg'. Destination bus station is: 'Universität'

61 in the direction 'Suchsdorf, Rungholtplatz'. Destination bus station is: 'Universität'

81 in the direction 'Botanischer Garten'. Destination bus station is: 'Universität'

91 in the direction 'Holtenau-Friedrichsort'. Destination bus station is: 'Universität/Westring'

For more information see here and also have a look at Bus platforms at Kiel Central Station

About Kiel

Kiel is the capital city in the northern German state of Schleswig-Holstein. It is located in the southwestern shore of the Baltic Sea and is one of the major maritime centres of Germany.

Here you can find information for hotels, events, sightseeings and shopping in Kiel.

About Kiel University

Kiel University is Germany's northernmost State University and the scientific centre of Schleswig-Holstein. At our institutes, more than 24,000 students learn their trade, about 2,000 scientists teach and do research in one of our eight faculties. They educate students in 185 degree programs and approximately 80 different areas ranging from Agricultural Science to Zoology. Founding members of Kiel University in 1665 were the faculties of Arts and Humanities, Theology, Law, and Medicine. Since then, four additional faculties have been established: Mathematics and Natural Sciences, Business, Economics and Social Sciences, Engineering as well as Agricultural and Nutritional Sciences. During its long history, the city of Kiel and the University have formed tight bonds. With its clinic, the University is one of the biggest employers in the region. It sees itself as a modern State University of interconnecting academic cultures. Further reading...

On 5th October 2015 there will be a Jubilee. Kiel University will celebrate its 350-year anniversary.