It is possible to make use of a day care center for children in the
age of 1-10 years in the neighborhood of the conference site
(Internationaler Park Kindergarten, Getreidemarkt 14).
The cost of this will be in the range € 20-25 per child per day.
In order to guarantee enough space for this, people that want to make
use of this facility should
the organisers well in advance,
before the end of May.
Students that need a written confirmation of successfull participation
in a course should get into contact themselves with the relevant
course teachers to ask if such a confirmation can be provided.
Expect this only to be possible in case of a few, well-justified exceptions.
ESSLLI 2003 will be held in the Austrian capital,
one of the most popular destinations in Europe.
Today Vienna combines modern life style with the spirit of the
past. Once the centre of the large Habsburg
empire, Vienna has largely preserved its historic
architecture. As a centre of musical life, the city is famous
for its Opera House and Festivals. But Vienna is also an
important European hub that houses several international
organisations, and it has become even more important since the
opening of the East.
| Coming to Vienna|
Vienna's Airport is located southeast of the city and is served by all major
airlines. All relevant information can be found
For train connections, consult the timetable of the federal railway
company (ÖBB) at
There are direct services to many central european cities.
| Reaching the Hotels in Pfeilgasse by public transport|
Here is a short description of how to arrive at the hotel. A more
detailed explanation of going around in Vienna and arriving from the
airport/trainstations can be found
Here you see the map of the surroundings where the hotel is marked
with a circle and the red lines are public trams and the blue lines
- from Vienna Southern Railway Station:
take tram D to Dr.-Karl-Renner-Ring
take tram J direction Ottakringerstr. to Lederergasse/Josefstädterstr
from Vienna Western Railway Station
take Underground U6 direction Floridsdort to Thaliatraße
take tram 46 direction Dr.-Karl-Renner-Ring to Strozzigasse
take train to Wien Mitte or Bus to Wien Mitte
take Underground U3 to Dr.-Karl-Renner-Ring
take tram 46 direction Joachimsthalerplatz to Strozzigasse
| Conference Site and Public Transport|
The conference sessions will take place in the Freihaus Building of the
Vienna University of Technology (TU Wien),
located in the downtown area, close to Karlsplatz.
The TU Wien was founded in 1815.
Today it is one of Austrias leading universities with about 20.000 students
and 3500 employees.
The address of the Freihaus Building is:
Wiedner Hauptstraße 8-10
The building is located close to the underground station
"Karlsplatz", served by lines U1, U2, and U4. From there, you should
take the exit "Wiedner Hauptstrasse". Once you have reached the
surface, just walk 3 minuts towards the main entrance of the
You can also take trams 62, 65, the "Wiener Lokalbahn" (inbound only)
or bus 4A to stop "Karlsplatz".
From the Opera you can walk through the subway "Opernpassage" to the
exit "Wiedner Hauptstrasse". The way and the building is marked on the follow
The opera is marked with a red O and the Karlskirche is marked with a X.
| Public Transport|
Public transport is very efficient in Vienna.
You can find general information on public transport in Vienna you find
A VOR ticket gives unlimited acces for one week to all public transport in
the center of Vienna (this includes the area around the TUVienna where ESSLLI
It is possible to order these tickets via the registration form.
© 2002, 2003 Kurt Gödel Society, Norbert Preining.