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Gertraud Dücker
Max-Planck-Institut für Kernphysik Heidelberg
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Andreas Wolf
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5th International Workshop on
Electrostatic Storage Devices

ESD 2013 June 17 - 21, 2013
Max-Planck Institute for Nuclear Physics
Heidelberg, Germany


Accommodation and Venue

Workshop Venue

The workshop will be held at the Max Planck Institute for Nuclear Physics external Link, Saupfercheckweg 1, 69117 Heidelberg, Germany.

to MPIK web page

Travel Information

How to get to MPIK you may see at this web page external link.

Locate the Max Planck Institute for Nuclear Physics in Google Maps externer Link

Workshop Accommodation

Below we provide information about special conference buses we foresee. The preferred hotel area is the "Weststadt" area, from where the old town can be reached by walking.

Hotel accommodation is not included with the Conference fee and the participants have to make their hotel bookings on their own. It is strongly recommended to do the reservations as soon as possible. Use of specific hotels is recommended for easily connecting to the Conference Bus Stops in the mornings and evenings.

Conference Bus Stops

We have foreseen two places for buses to stop when bringing participants to the conference location in the mornings and back in the evenings:

(A) On the square in front the Main Station (near Hotel Ibis):
Willy-Brandt-Platz 3, 69115 Heidelberg
Locate in Google Maps external Link

(B) Close to Bahnhofstr. 27, 69115 Heidelberg (close to Hotels Kohler, Krokodil and other hotels in the Weststadt quarter)
Locate in Google Maps external Link

In the mornings the buses depart at 8:45am. The evening departure times from MPIK vary from day to day and are indicated in the conference program. Please provide your bus stop preference as requested in a separate email message.


We have at present (21 March 2013) arranged for a limited number of hotel room allocations available to participants of ESD 2013. These room allocations will be held until the given dates only (beginning to middle of May).

For all arranged room allocations, please make sure to give the following code: MPIK-ESD2013

name / link

held until


Indicative room rate
(breakfast incl.)

Email address

Hotel Ibis external Link 03 May 2013 A EUR 79/89 (1-2 persons/room)
Hotel Kohler external Link 16 May 2013 B EUR 65-88
Hotel Krokodil external Link 15 May 2013 B EUR 73/95 (single/double room)
Leonardo Hotel external Link 20 May 2013 B EUR 115 (single room)

More choices of hotels in walking distance to Bus Point B are available under this link external Link choosing the location "Heidelberg City" (please check the hotel location and its distance to the Bus Point before booking).

Reminder: Regarding both the arranged room allocations and the other hotel options, booking should be done as early as possible.