15–16 May 2024
Europe/Berlin timezone

About the venue


The meeting will take place at the Dortmund University of Applied Sciences and Arts located in Dortmund (Wikipedia: Dortmund), the eight-largest city in Germany. It lies in the Rhine-Ruhr Metropolitan Region and is considered the administrative and cultural centre of the eastern Ruhr. More information about Dortmund

Copyright: Fachhochschule Dortmund / Roland Baege


The meeting will be held on the campus of the University of Applied Sciences and Arts Dortmund  

Copyright: Fachhochschule Dortmund | Mike Henning

Computer Science Building

Campus EFS
Emil-Figge-Straße 42
44227 Dortmund


'Virtual Twins': Campus Virtualization Web Application:


Map of the location



Getting to Campus EFS:

By car:

The EFS is located near the "Dortmund-West" highway junction (Autobahnkreuz). Here, the Sauerland highway A45 crosses the expressway Ruhrschnellweg B1/A40.

The exit "Dortmund-Dorstfeld” from the A40 leads directly to Campus EFS via a roundabout.

A large parking lot is on the right side of Emil-Figge-Straße. Parking spaces for persons with mobility impairments who have the appropriate parking permit are located on the campus in front of the buildings EFS 38, 42 and 44.

By public transportation:

The buses 445, 447 and 462 all stop at the bus stop "Dortmund Universität". Buses 445 and 462 stop directly at the bus stop "Emil-Figge-Straße".

Train S1, stop “Dortmund Universität
For scheduling your trip using public transportation, you can use the Planners:





There are many options for hotels in Dortmund. The hotel closest to the venue is:

  1. Courtyard by Marriott Dortmund***
    It is situated direct near the Conference. There are special room rates for attendes of the Spring Meeting at 105€ per night​. 500m distance to the EFS. Upon registering for the conference, attendees will receive a booking link via email. All reserved rooms can be canceled free of charge up to 7 days before arrival.     

           Emil-Figge-Straße 41
           44227  Dortmund 

Near Dortmund Central Station:

  1. The A&O Dortmund Hauptbahnhof This hostel is a budget-friendly choice near Dortmund Central Station for travelers looking for an economical stay. Room rates begin at 28€ per night​. 5.2 km distance to the EFS.
  2. Residence Inn by Marriott Dortmund City: A 4-star hotel just a minute walk from the central station. Room rates begin at 106€ per night​. 4.4 km distance to the EFS.


More hotels:

  1. B&B Hotel Dortmund Messe **
    A 2-star hotel offering simple accommodations with all the essential amenities for a comfortable stay, conveniently situated for guests attending the ENBIS Spring Conference. The hotel is well-connected with a direct bus service. Room rates start at 150€ per night. It is located 2.3 km away from the EFS.

    Wittekindstraße 106
    44139 Dortmund
  2. Mercure Hotel Dortmund City ***
    This 3-star hotel offers a central location and comfortable lodgings with easy access to Dortmund's main attractions.  Room rates start at 74€ per night. It is located 5 km away from the EFS.

    Kampstrasse 35-37
    44137 Dortmund
  3. IntercityHotel Dortmund****
    This 4-star hotel is near Dortmund Central Station. Room rates begin at 95€ per night​. 5.2 km distance to the EFS.

    Katharinenstraße 9
    44137 Dortmund
  4. Ringhotel Drees ***
    This 3-star hotels offer a blend of comfort and convenience, ensuring a pleasant stay with accessible facilities and services. Room rates start at 109€ per night. It is located 3.7 km away from the EFS.

    Hohe Straße 107
    44139 Dortmund
  5. Unique Hotel Dortmund ****
    With a 4-star rating, this hotel promises an exceptional stay with premium amenities and services, located centrally for ease of exploring Dortmund. Room rates start at 89€ per night. It is located 4.4 km away from the EFS.

    Hoher Wall 38 - 40
    44137 Dortmund
  6. Hotel Gildenhof ***
    A 3-star hotel that combines comfort with convenience, providing a cozy stay with all the essential facilities, located in the heart of Dortmund. Room rates start at 85€ per night. It is located 3.5 km away from the EFS.

    Hohe Straße 139
    44139 Dortmund