Conference venue

The European Conference for Tropical Ecology takes place at the
Universität Leipzig
Augustusplatz 10
041109 Leipzig

Campus Augustusplatz
Hörsaalgebäude and Augusteum

How to get there

The campus Augustusplatz is in walking distance from the central train station.
At central station take excit to the city (exit at Flower shop Hanisch or exit at Leipziger Volksbank)
Now you cross the big squarre, with all the tram stops and either walk or take the tram.


It’s a 12 minutes walk, you follow Goethestrasse, please see the map below.


It’s just one stop to reach the venue. The stop is called "Augustusplatz". From the station e.g. tram lines 4 (direction Stötteritz), 7 (direction Sommerfeld), 12 (direction Johannisplatz) and 15 (direction Meusdorf) the stop is directly at the venue.

Tickets for public transport and prices:
Tickets for public transport in zone 110 can be purchased directly on tram, via app (easy.go) or at many stops directly from the ticket machines.

A short trip, up to four stations without changing, costs 1,90 €
A single ticket, up to one hour, changing possible costs 2,70 €

Link tram: https://www.l.de/verkehrsbetriebe-en/timetable
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How to access the campus

There are serval entrances to the campus, we recommend to access the campus via Augsteum building which will be signposted
Please cross the foyer (here we will have our coffee breaks and poster exhibition) and exit the foyer via the court.

Opposite the court you see the “Seminargebäude” were we have the registration and It Office.

Please come to see us at registration first.

All the lecture rooms are in the Hörsaalgebäude

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Registration office and IT desk
The registration and IT office is in the “Seminargebäude” groundfloor, room S017, S015. Registration and IT office will be open from Tuesday, 24 March 09:00 until Friday, 27 March 14:00.

Lunch facilities
Next to the Hörsaalgebäude you find the Mensa and a Cafeteria. Opening hours from 10:45 to 14:00.
Payment methods accepted: Cash
Besides the Mensa and cafeteria there are plenty of lunch facilities, bakeries, shops, restaurants just next to the campus.