Quality Control – From Molecules to Organelles

B. Bukau, J. Diffley, M. Hentze

EMBL Heidelberg, Germany

Wednesday 19 September - Saturday 22 September 2012


Accommodation and Transport


Accommodation is not included in the registration fee of the conference.

Which hotels can I book?

Please choose from one of our long standing partner hotels below.

EMBL Partner Hotels 

EMBL-ISG Hotel Hotel Anlage Hotel Backmulde Hotel Central
Crowne Plaza Hotel Hotel Denner Hotel Goldener Falke Hotel Bayrischer Hof
Exzellenz Hotel Hotel Holländer Hof Vier Jahreszeiten Gästehaus    Hotel Vier Jahreszeiten
Hotel Monpti Leonardo Hotel Hotel Kohler  

Click here for a map showing our partner hotels and the nearest bus stops. 

What type of room can I book?*

  • Single room - a room with a single bed for 1 person only
  • Superior single room - a larger single room or a double room used as a single
  • Double room - a room with double bed ideally for a couple
  • Twin room - a room with 2 single beds for 2 persons
  • Half of twin room - the use of a single bed in a twin room (shared with another participant)

*Note: not all room types are available in every hotel.

Looking for a roommate? Want to arrange shared transport?

Why not post your request on the event Facebook page! Write on the wall to get in touch with other participants prior to the conference, ask any questions you may have to the EMBL Events team, or post a photo after the meeting!

Local Transport

Conference Shuttles Buses

Conference shuttle buses are free of charge for participants. They will go from designated bus stops near the hotels to EMBL and back, mornings and evenings.

Here is the shuttle timetable

Please check the Google Map - Bus Stops and Hotels with details about bus stops and hotel locations.

Important info: Please note that NOT every bus stop will be used for every event. The bus stops for this conference are:

  • Bus Station Main Train Station
  • Bus Station Neckarmünzplatz
  • Bus Station Peterskirche
  • Bus Station Crowne Plaza
  • Bus Station ISG Hotel

Public Transportation to the Venue

Bus SF (SpezialFahrt)



Departure Bismarckplatz* Arrival EMBL Departure EMBL Arrival Bismarckplatz*
    14:11 14:30
06:33 06:49 16:11 16:30
07:33 07:49 17:11 17:30
08:33 08:49 18:11 18:30
09:33 09:49 19.11 19.30

*Bismarckplatz - is the main bus and tramway stop in Heidelberg city centre.

Please note: this bus does not run at the weekend or public holidays. The fare is 2.20 EUR, to be paid directly to the driver.


Another option to get to the venue is by taxi (Tel.nr. : 0049 6221 302030).

Conference Venue

EMBL Advanced Training Centre
European Molecular Biology Laboratory
Meyerhofstraße 1
69117 Heidelberg, Germany 

How to get to EMBL


For inquiries about accommodation and local transportation you can also check the participants' FAQ page.