Frames and Algebraic & Combinatorial Geometry
Arrival in Bremen:
Flughafen/Airport: Bremen's airport is served by major airlines like
Lufthansa, Air France, and KLM, as well as low cost carriers like Ryan
Air. Tram line 6 travels from the airport to the university / hotel.
(See below for more specific information.)
Hauptbahnhof/Main Train Station: Bremen is well-connected to the
rest of Germany and neighboring countries through the Deutsche Bahn rail
service. Tram line 6 also travels from the train station to the
Flughafen/Airport: The airport in Hamburg is much larger than in
Bremen. To travel from the Hamburg Airport to the conference, one needs
to take an S Bahn (city train) to the Hamburg Hauptbahnhof/Main Train
Station, a high speed or regional train to the Bremen Hauptbahnhof/Main
Train Station, and then tram line 6 to the university. It takes between
an hour and a half and two hours to travel between the Hamburg Airport
and the Bremen Main Train Station and costs between 19 and 28 EUR.
Arrival at the University/Hotel:
Tram line 6 travel directly to the university both from Bremen airport
and the main railway station (Hauptbahnhof).
Take the tram from either the train station or the airport in direction
Hotel: The conference hotel is 7 Things, which is
right next to the university. Get off of the tram 6 at the stop
Workshop: Exit tram line 6 at "Universität / Zentralbereich"
to get to the workshop. Talks will take place in the building "MZH". It
is a high-rise with
red base, you pass it just before the streetcar stops.
You find it at the bottom of the following campus map.
Traveling around Bremen
The tram system (Straßenbahn) in Bremen is quite convenient.
Tram line 6 connects the university / hotel, city center (Domsheide),
main train station, and airport. There are limited dining options in the
evening near to the hotel and university, so we recommend that you buy a
(7-day ticket) 7-TageTicket to be able to travel to the city center
hassle-free. Some key information about public transportation in
- A 7-Day-Ticket costs €21 and is good for travel on buses and
trams within Bremen and Bremen Nord. For those of you traveling with a
family, on weekends and after 7 p.m., another adult and up to 4 kids are
allowed to travel with you.
- For those arriving at the airport: You can buy a weekly pass at the
parking / information booth in the middle of the entry hall. If it is
closed, then there is a machine (BSAG-Automat) where you can buy
- For those arriving at the train station: You can buy a weekly pass
at any of the ticket machines. Simply click on the following sequence of
buttons: Transport association -> VBN tariff stages -> Tariff Bremen I
(Zone 100 + 101) -> Season ticket -> 7-day ticket (Verkehrsverbund ->
VBN Preisstufen Schnellwahl -> Preisstufe Bremen I (Zone 100 + 101) ->
ZeitTicket -> 7-TageTicket)
- If you choose not to buy a weekly pass, then you may buy individual
tickets on the tram. Look for the ticket machine that has a slot for
cash. The other machines only work with the so-called BOB card. Each
individual ticket costs €2.60. "Bremen 100" is the price zone.
Tickets bought on the tram are automatically canceled. That is, they
must be immediately used. You cannot buy tickets on a tram to use in
- If you ride a night line (denoted with an 'N'), then you must pay an
additional fee (Nachtlinien-Zuschlag) no matter what ticket you already
have / buy. These tickets can be purchased on the tram.