Summer School Venue
The summer school will be held at the castle "Schloss Waldthausen" in Budenheim.
Schloss Waldthausen is located outside of Mainz in a remote and quiet area.
Parking is available without extra charge.
The city center of Mainz can be reached by bus or by taxi.
Arrival by plane
At Frankfurt International airport (IATA code: FRA) you need to go to Terminal 1, arrival level and from there down the escalators following the signs to "Regionalbahnhof" (local railway station, Terminal 1) you either take S8 (destination: Wiesbaden Hbf) or Regionalbahn (local train) to Mainz Hbf. The ride takes about 25 minutes.
Remember that you will need to buy a ticket (~5.00 EUR) before boarding the train!
Tickets are available at ticket vending machines located at the station (NOT on the platform).
From Frankfurt-Hahn airport (IATA code: HHN) take a bus shuttle to Mainz (see http://hahn.orn-online.de/busfahrplan_mainz.htm). The ride takes about 70 minutes.
Arrival by train
You can find more information here https://www.bahn.com/en/view/index.shtml
Bus connection to Schloss Waldthausen
From Mainz main station take bus No. 68 (direction: Budenheim Bahnhof) to Schloss Waldthausen. The bus leaves every 20 minutes during Monday through Friday and once in an hour on the weekend.
The ride takes about 20 minutes and costs 4.00 EUR for a one-way-ticket.
Detailed information about timetables can be found here: www.rnn.de/en/ .
A taxi ride takes about 15 minutes and costs about 25.00 EUR.
Accommodation during the school
We have made room reservations for you at Schloss Waldthausen including full-board from Sunday, May 20th to Friday, June 1st, 2018. All rooms have internet access.
If you plan to arrive earlier (on Saturday) or leave later please let us know so we can arrange for an additional night at a hotel in Mainz.
|Sparkassenakademie Schloss Waldthausen
Am Wald 1
55257 Budenheim bei Mainz
Recreational facilities Schloss Waldthausen
The school venue offers a wide variety of facilities for recreation after and before the official workshop program. Facilities include soccer field, bowling, and sauna. All facilities can be used upon reservation at the reception. Also, the location is nice for short hiking excursions and evening walks. So, do not forget to bring sports shoes and comfortable clothing if you want to make use of these facilities.
Internet / Conference technology
Free wireless internet access is provided in the main building, in the conference room and in the hotel rooms.
The seminar room is equipped with a projector and a white board.
If you have any further questions regarding the summer school please do not hesitate to contact us at INSS2018@uni-mainz.de .