Feb 6 – 10, 2017
Waldthausen Castle near Mainz
Europe/Berlin timezone

Venue and Travel Information

Workshop Venue

The MITP workshop will be held at castle Waldthausen Budenheim. Schloss Waldthausen is located outside the city center of Mainz in a remote and quiet area. The city of Mainz can be reached via bus or taxi. Parking is available without charge.

Arrival by plane

From Frankfurt / Main airport "Regionalbahnhof" (local railway station, Terminal 1) you either take S8 (direction: Wiesbaden Hbf) or Regionalbahn (local train) to Mainz Hbf. The ride takes about 25 minutes. Tickets are available at ticket machines located at the local railway station. Remember that you will need to obtain a ticket before boarding the train. From Frankfurt-Hahn airport take a bus shuttle to Mainz (see http://hahn.orn-online.de/busfahrplan_mainz.htm). The ride takes 70 minutes.

Arrival by train

You can find more information here http://www.bahn.de/i/view/USA/en/index.shtml

Bus connection to Schloss Waldthausen

From Mainz main station take bus No. 64 (direction: Budenheim Bahnhof) to Schloss Waldthausen. The bus leaves every 20 minutes during the day. The ride takes about 20 minutes. Detailed information about timetables can be found here: www.rmv.de (also available in English). A taxi ride takes about 15 minutes and cost appr. 30 EUR.

Accommodation during the workshop

We have made room reservations for you at Schloss Waldthausen including full-board from Monday, February 6 to Friday, February 10, 2017.  All rooms have internet access.
If you plan to arrive on Sunday please let us know so we can arrange for an additional night at Schloss Waldthausen.

Address: Sparkassenakademie Schloss Waldthausen
Am Wald 1
55257 Budenheim bei Mainz
Tel: +49-6131-145-99



Recreational facilities Schloss Waldthausen

The workshop 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 and in the conference room. The room is equipped with a projector and white board.
If you have any further questions regarding the workshop please do not hesitate to contact MITP at QMLG2017@uni-mainz.de.