Conference Venue

The Symposium will take place at the IMP and IMBA institutes on the Campus of the Vienna BioCenter. On arrival please come to the IMP building:

Campus-Vienna-Biocenter 1
1030 Vienna, AUSTRIA

Public Transportation

Tram 71: Direction “Börse” takes you to the city center in 10 to 15min and goes along the “Ring” (passing the main university building, city hall, Burgtheater, parliament, state opera). To get to the venue, take direction "Zentralfriedhof" and get off at station St. Marx.

Tram 18: Direction “Schlachthausgasse” leads you to the nearest U-Bahn (subway, U3) station called “Schlachthausgasse”. Taking direction “Burggasse / Stadthalle” leads you to Vienna's central station (10 minute's ride). 

S-Bahn 7: Connects St. Marx with the airport (direction “Wolfsthal”). Trains are departing every 30 min and it takes around 30 minutes to get to the airport. 

For further connections please check online: Wiener Linien

Tickets can also be bought online.

Traveling to Vienna

By plane:
The International Airport Schwechat (VIE) is just outside of Vienna. It serves most European Cities and has also several daily flights to America and Asia. A direct S-Bahn (S7) connects the airport to the Vienna Biocenter (station: St. Marx - 25min ride) for just Euro 4.20 (tickets are available directly at the train station).

An alternative airport is the Bratislava Airport (BTS) which is served by several much cheaper airlines. From there, a bus connects to Vienna (approximately 1 hour ride).
By train: 
Look for the train offers from the oebb (Austrian Railways) which connect many European cities to Vienna.
By bus:
Check the Eurolines website for connections to many European Cities.

Staying in Vienna

Please note that accommodation is not included in the conference registration fee.

Below you find our partner hotels in the vicinity of IMP / IMBA or that are very convenient to reach by foot or public transportation.

Hotel ibis budget St. Marx
Double room: from 60,- EUR/night
walking distance: 20 minutes
Franzosengraben 15, 1030 Vienna
To reserve please go to their webpage

Hotel Gabriel
Double room: from 98,- EUR/night
walking distance: 4 minutes
Landstrasser Hauptstrasse 165, 1030 Vienna
To reserve please contact: office(at)

Double room: from 100,- EUR/night
walking distance: 1 minute
Location: Vienna Posto 2 · Viehmarktgasse 
Viehmarktgasse 4, 1030 Vienna
Please send an e-mail with your booking request to: Vienna-posto2(at)

Hotel Doppio
Double room: from 92,- EUR/night
walking distance: 10 minutes
Rennweg 99, 1030 Vienna
To reserve please contact: reservierung.doppio(at)

Hotel Savoyen
Double room: from 116,- EUR/night
walking distance: 25 minutes
Rennweg 16, 1030 Vienna
To reserve please contact: reservierung.savoyen(at)