Getting to Bochum
The summer school will take place on the campus of the Ruhr-University Bochum in building ID (see site plan of the university). The lectures will be held in room ID 04 / 471, there will be signs to guide your way.
Further information how to reach Bochum can be found here, the following information should help you to find your way.
You can reach Bochum via Düsseldorf International (DUS), Köln Bonn Airport (CGN) and Dortmund Airport (DTM) in reasonable time. DUS is not only the largest, but also the most easily accessed: there are direct connections between the airport and Bochum's main train station up to eight times per hour, and the journey only takes around 40 minutes. There is also a direct high-speed train connection from Frankfurt Airport (FRA) to Bochum (journey time is about two hours).
Train / Public transportation
Bochum is well connected to the German high-speed train network. Bochum Central Station is served by ICE, IC, EC, regional, and suburban trains at a high frequency. From there, you can reach the university easily by taking the underground line U35 (CampusLinie, direction Bochum Hustadt). For planning your journey please refer to the Deutsche Bahn AG.
Motorists can also easily reach Bochum via the dense network of motorways in Germany and especially in North Rhine-Westphalia. The quickest route is via the motorway junction Bochum/Witten, where the A43 and A44 meet. Simply take the exit Bochum-Querenburg, follow the signs “Ruhr-Universität” and then the (electronic) information boards. You can enter Lennershofstraße 140, 44801 Bochum in your GPS system: you will then pass by the Bochum University of Applied Sciences and then reach the building ID by following the road. Note that only a limited number of parking spots are available at the university. You can also try to enter the following street in your GPS system: Ruhr-University Bochum, I-Nord-Straße, 44801 Bochum
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