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 Hemispheric Encounters 

The Early United States in a Transnational Perspective

International Symposium, University of Leipzig (Germany), April 26 and 27, 2012



On this page, conference participants find information about how to travel to Leipzig by plane and train, by train, or by car. You also find information concerning your hotel and the conference location.


Arriving by Plane & Train

Arriving by Train

For specific connections to or from "Leipzig Hauptbahnhof" - please consult the English website of the Deutsche Bahn.

If you travel from or to Berlin, you might take the InterConnex train as well. For more information - please consult the German website of InterConnex.

Arriving by Car

You can either use the freeway no. 9 (Potsdam – Munich), no. 14 (Magdeburg – Nossen), or no. 38 (Drammetal – Parthenaue) in order to get to Leipzig by car. For a detailed route from the place of your departure to Leipzig, please use Google Maps or respective navigation or map systems.

Leipzig at Google Maps.

We recommend parking at the main station's parking structure. Day rates are 3€ (Sunday – Friday) and 15€ (Saturday). For more information on parking at the main station building, please visit the homepage of Leipzig Hauptbahnhof.

You might also ask for parking facilities at the Motel One prior to your arrival (Motel One: 49 (0)341 - 337437-0). Unfortunately, the Motel One cannot guarantee enough parking space for all guests.

Accommodation for Conference Participants

Participants of the symposium will stay at the Motel One in the center of Leipzig. The Motel One is in walking distance from the main station "Leipzig Hauptbahnhof" and from our conference locations.

  • check-in time: April 25th, 2012 at 3 pm
  • check-out time: April 28th, 2012 at noon
  • breakfast is optional
  • Wi-Fi included

Motel One
Nikolaistraße 23
04109 Leipzig
Homepage Motel One

Conference Location in Leipzig

The conference will take place at "Neues Seminargebäude" (NSG) at the university's central campus. The NSG is in walking distance from Motel One - they are both located in the inner city of Leipzig (see map above).

You find us on the second floor of the NSG, registration will take place in room S205, presentations and discussions in room S204.

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