Arrival

Instructions for your arrival between Wednesday, 3rd of April till Saturday, 6th of April:

Between 08:00 till 21:00 please go to the University, Castle, 68131 Mannheim
Between 21:00 till 08:00 please go to IGMH ("Integrierte Gesamtschule Mannheim-Herzogenried")
Herzogenriedstraße 50, 68169 Mannheim


Your first contact will always be the InfoDesk at the university and school. Important Info: The school will be closed between 8:00 untill 21:00!

 

Address of the accommodation during the Agora:

IGMH ("Integrierte Gesamtschule Mannheim-Herzogenried")

Herzogenriedstraße 50

68169 Mannheim

 

How to get there:

From the main train station (Mannheim Hauptbahnhof):

Take tram no. 1 direction “Schönau” and get off at "Neuer Meßplatz". It will take around 13 minutes.

or

Take tram no. 3 direction “Sandhofen” and get off at "Neuer Meßplatz". It will take around 16 minutes.

 

On Tuesday there will also be helpers in the main station, who will welcome you and help you get to the accommodation.

At the tram station "Neuer Meßplatz" helpers or signs will guide you to the accommodation, which is around 10 minutes away from the tram station.

 

The one-way (tram/bus) ticket for going to the accommodation costs 2,30 €.

However, it might make sense for you to buy a day ticket ('Tageskarte') on the arrival day, since you will be going to the accommodation, the Opening Ceremony, the party, etc. The prices for 1 / 2 / 3 / 4 / 5 persons are 6,00 / 8,50 / 11 / 13,50 / 16 €. Tickets can be bought at the ticket machine.

 

If you are going to arrive somewhere else than the main train station you can get directions to the accommodation on this website: http://www.vrn.de/

To change the language to English, look at the left side of the page, click on the German flag next to the title 'Fahrplanauskunft' (marked with a red frame in the image below) and choose the option English.

 

 

On the next page you can fill in the addresses for departure and destination. After doing that, click on 'Search for connections' at the bottom of the page.

 

 

The following page will look like the image below. The blue arrows on the left side of every connection enable you to open a pull-down menu with more details.

By clicking on 'Show route' (marked with a red frame in the image below) you will be able to see a map of the route.

 

 

By clicking on the blue destinations in the pull-down menu (here for example Mannheim, Heinrich-von-Stephan-Straße; Mannheim, Tattersall, etc.) you will see a more detailed map of the area.

 

 

Instructions for the arrival day (Tuesday, 2nd of April):

Regardless of the time when you arrive in Mannheim, the first thing you have to do is to go to the accommodation (IGMH -Integrierte Gesamtschule Mannheim-Herzogenried, Herzogenriedstraße 50, 68169 Mannheim) to get registered.

Between 16:30 and 17:15 there will be buses taking you from the accommodation to the Opening Ceremony.

 

The Opening Ceremony will take place in the Audimax located in A3.

A3, 6-8

68131 Mannheim

 

In case you miss the buses or you want to go to the Opening Ceremony on your own, follow these instructions:

From the accommodation (tram station "Neuer Meßplatz") take tram no. 1 direction "Mannheim-Rheinau, Bahnhof" and get off at "Schloss". It will take around 10 minutes.

or

From the accommodation (tram station "Neuer Meßplatz") take tram no. 3 direction "Neckarau, Rheingoldhalle" and get off at "Paradeplatz". This will take around 9 minutes.

At the tram stations there will be helpers or signs to guide you to the Opening Ceremony.

 

 

The Suit-Up party, starting at 22:00, will take place at Baton Rouge.

O7, 17

68161 Mannheim

 

In case you miss the Opening Ceremony and you want to come from the acccommodation directly to the party, follow these instructions:

From the accommodation (tram station "Neuer Meßplatz") take tram no. 3 direction "Neckarau, Rheingoldhalle" and get off at "Wasserturm". It will take around 13 minutes.

At the tram stations there will be helpers or signs to guide you to the party.