Accommodation & Transport

The Symposium pre-booked some single rooms in several hotels in Potsdam and Berlin, with a special offer for the attendants. The rooms are on hold until the end of April 2017.

When booking use the code “IAUSymposium2017”.

Prices include breakfast.

The reservations should be only made either by phone or email, mentioning the code.


Hotel Price per night
NH Potsdam 108 €
Mercure Hotel
for booking a room at the Mercure hotel, please fill this form and send it by email or fax to:
fax: +49 331 272-233
87,48 €
Hotel am Waisenhaus 94,22 €
Arcona Havelufer 90 €

(double for 99 €)

Dorint Hotel 94,67 €
Steigenberger 99 €


Hotel Price per night
Hotel Sylter Hof 68 €
Enjoy Hotel

For booking use the following links:

English German

57 €


Hotel Price per night
Potsdam Youth Hostel 20 €
Find your favourite hostel in Berlin
>10 €

Students: If in doubt about accomodation, joint activities, or Berlin/Potsdam night life, you are welcome to write to fanders[at] 🙂


The walk from Potsdam main station to Telegrafenberg takes approximately 20 minutes (the walk is slightly uphill). If you have mobility problems and if you need a transport from the hotel to Telegrafenberg (and back), please contact the LOC (, we will be happy to arrange your transfer to and from the Symposium venue (free).

Map of Telegrafenberg Campus:.

There is a bus (691) that leaves every 20 minutes from the main station and stops in Telegrafenberg campus. The bus ticket costs 1,50 EUR single trip, the timetable can be found here. The 691 bus does not run on Sundays.

Some Google maps links:

From Potsdam main station (Potsdam HBF), useful if you come from Berlin (trains and S-bahn stop here) or if you take the bus or tram from your hotel to the main station

From Mercure Hotel

Social dinner departure: next to Mercure Hotel. Boat leaves at 19:00.