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50th IFF Spring School

Scattering! Soft, Functional and Quantum Materials

11 – 22 March 2019 in Jülich, Germany

Accommodation & Transportation

Low-cost accommodation will be arranged at a A&O youth hostel in Aachen.

A&O HOTEL and HOSTEL Aachen Hauptbahnhof
(opposite Aachen Central Train Station)
Hackländerstraße 5
phone +49 241 46 307 3300

The combined registration and accommodation fee of € 380 includes:

  • the registration fee
  • 12 overnight stays in a four-bed room from 10.03. - 22.03.2019
  • breakfast and dinner each day
  • lunch on 16 and 17 March at the Hostel.

You can buy your own lunch at the Forschungszentrum Jülich lakeside Cafeteria from Monday to Friday.


Arrival Sunday, 10 March 2019 at the A&O Youth Hostel in Aachen
Start of lecturesMonday, 11 March 2019 at Forschungszentrum Jülich
DepartureFriday afternoon, 22 March 2019 from Forschungszentrum Jülich

Please note: the following approximate extra charges will apply if you decide to stay additional nights or in a double/single room (subject to availability):

Regular 4-bed room
price per night/per person
Upgrade double room
price per night /
per person
Upgrade single room
price per night

If you arrive a few days in advance:

08. 03. 2019 (Friday) or
09. 03. 2019 (Saturday)

* € 21.15 per night/per person

(price incl. breakfast only)

* € 31.50 per night/per person *€ 62.10 per night

Regular stay

10 – 22. 03.2019
(Sunday - Friday)

Included in € 380 fee* € 14.50 per night/per person*€ 39.00 per night

If you leave a few days later:

23.03.2019 (Saturday) or
24.03.2019 (Sunday)

* € 21.15 per night/per person

(price incl. breakfast only)

* € 31.50 per night/per person *€ 62.10 per night

*All extra fees are to be paid directly at the hostel reception on your arrival

No accommodation required : € 50 registration fee

Hotels in Aachen and Jülich

If you would prefer to stay in a hotel in Aachen or Jülich at your own expense, please visit the Jülich Tourist Information website or the one for Aachen.

Bus Service

Our shuttle service will take participants to Forschungszentrum Jülich in the morning and back to the A&O Youth Hostel after the lectures are concluded.

Please note that the shuttle service will only run between Forschungszentrum Jülich and the Youth Hostel, and cannot make additional stops at individual hotels.

This daily transfer service is provided free of charge for all registered participants.

If you miss one of these buses or would like to leave at a different time, you can still get to Forschungszentrum Jülich or Aachen by public transport as follows:

The SB20 bus line connects Forschungszentrum Jülich to the local public transport system. Further connections are provided by lines 220 and 219.

 Bus SB20 : Aachen - Jülich - Forschungszentrum (PDF, 25 kB)

 Bus 220 : Aachen - Mariadorf - Aldenhoven - Jülich - Forschungszentrum (PDF, 61 kB)

 Bus 219: shuttle service between Rurtalbahn stop and Forschungszentrum Jülich (PDF, 25 kB)

The A&O Youth Hostel is around 15 minutes walk from the central public bus station ("Aachen Bushof").

More information and time tables can be found (in German) at Aachener Verkehrsverbund (AVV).