BILAD Network Meeting #1 in Munich


The meeting starts on Wednesday July 6th, at 1:30 pm (welcome reception from 1:00-1:30 pm) and ends on Friday July 8th, around noon (optional lunch afterwards). Our schedule includes discussions and working phases, a keynote lecture from Dr. Gretchen Simms (Museum Booster, Vienna) and visits of the Deutsches Museum and BIOTOPIA Lab. A joint dinner is planned for the two evenings during your stay.


The meeting takes place at the Technical University of Munich’s inner-city campus (TUM, Arcisstr. 21, Amalie-Bauer Conference Room, Room No. 009 (ground floor), Arcisstr. 21, 80333 Munich). You an find a plan of the surrounding here.

How to get there:
From Munich Airport: A train ride of 40 minutes from Munich Airport to Munich Central Station (Hauptbahnhof) or Karlsplatz via suburban trains S1 and S8.
Via Train: Munich Central Station (Hauptbahnhof)
From Munich Central Station to TUM:
underground train U2 (Feldmoching): station Königsplatz or Theresienstraße;
Bus 58 (City Ring)/ 68 (City Ring)/ 100 (Museenlinie): station Technische Universität
From Karlsplatz: Tram 27/28 (Petuelring): station Pinakotheken

The Leonardo Boutique Hotel is situated close to the campus at Amalienstraße 25, 80333 Munich. You can find further information here.

How to get there:
BUS 58 (City Ring)/100 (Museenlinie): station Amalienstraße
Tram 27/28: station Pinakotheken
You’ll find the Deutsches Museum at Museumsinsel 1, 80538 Munich and the BIOTOPIA Lab at Menzinger Str. 65, 80638 Munich. (We’ll give more information about how to get there during the meeting).

Travelling to/in Munich

During July you can use German public transport services via the 9-Euro-Ticket ( The 9-Euro-Ticket is valid on all public transport services in Germany on any local/regional route and you can make as many journeys as you like. We would recommend buying this ticket, e.g., for using public transportation during your stay in Munich (U-Bahn/S-Bahn, bus, tram). The ticket is not valid on long-distance trains (e.g. IC, EC or ICE) or long-distance buses. You can buy the ticket online, at any DB agency or at ticket machines at stations, for example.

In order to be able to settle your individual travel expenses, we ask you to keep the original documents (i.e., tickets, receipts, …) and send them to us after the meeting.