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Key Conference Venues

HEIRNET 2019 Conference (Monday to Wednesday) Campus of the University of Vienna,
Spitalgasse 2 (adjacent to Alser Strasse)
1090 Vienna, Austria
Evening reception (Monday evening) Old Chapel (“Alte Kapelle”)
Campus of the University of Vienna
Spitalgasse 2 (adjacent to Alser Strasse)
Click here for .pdf map
Conference dinner (Tuesday evening) Wiener Rathauskeller
Rathausplatz 1
1010 Vienna, Austria
Conference Office Lecture Hall C2 (outside the lecture hall)
Campus of the University of Vienna,
Spitalgasse 2 (adjacent to Alser Strasse)
1090 Vienna, Austria

A map showing the location of the conference

Conference Campus Map

Click here to download the Conference Campus map.

Public Transport Information to the conference campus

By tram:   Take tram lines 1, 5, 33, 43 or 44 and exit at the tram stop “Lange Gasse”.

By metro: Take metro line U2 and exit at “Schottentor” (from there it’s a 10-minute walk to the Campus; you can also take tram lines 1, 43 or 44 from “Schottentor”).

Conference Committee (Monday) and Conference (Tuesday) dinners

Monday – Restaurant Hebenstreit (from Campus):

By tram:     Take tram lines 1, 43 or 44 at tram stop “Lange Gasse” and exit at “Schottentor”.

On foot:     It’s a 20-minute walk from the Campus to Restaurant Hebenstreit.

Tuesday – Wiener Rathauskeller (from Campus):

By tram:         Take tram lines 1, 43 or 44 at tram stop “Lange Gasse” and exit at “Landesgerichtsstraße” (from there it’s a 5-minute walk to Wiener Rathauskeller).

On foot:          It’s a 15-minute walk from the Campus to Wiener Rathauskeller.

Information about the campus and area maps + campus map

Area map of and information on the Campus of the University of Vienna:


Location of the old chapel lecture theatre


Introduction to Vienna

Vienna is a vibrant, dynamic city with one of the world’ s richest cultural heritage and history. For a quick, useful introduction to Vienna we recommend a hop on and hop off bus with its 24 hour tickets. There are numerous routes to choose from:


Tourist Information

Hopefully on this site you will find everything that you need to know for your visit to Vienna https://www.wien.info/en/travel-info/tourist-info

The online travel guide

Packed with information about the diversity of Vienna https://www.wien.info/en/

The official online travel guide for the city of Vienna

With information about sights, events and hotel bookings, and the Vienna Card. The World Travel Guide claims to offer the best places for cultural attractions, to dine, and immerse yourself in fun.

Vienna travel – Lonely Planet

Stresses the historical and cultural heritage of Vienna; Baroque streetscapes and imperial palaces set the stage for Vienna’s artistic and … Learn about the history of this beautiful part of Austria from your Lonely Planet https://www.lonelyplanet.com/austria/vienna


Getting to places and travel within Vienna

By Air

The airport

Vienna Intl. Airport (VIE)
Vienna’s International Airport is the gateway to this wonderful city, as well as plenty of other destinations in the region. With over 22 million passengers passing through the airport year after year, the taxi queues can get long, so make sure you stay ahead of the crowd and book your Vienna Airport transfers with hoppa before you leave.

In Vienna Airport itself, you’ll find some great facilities, including free Wi-Fi, ideal for those wanting to catch up on their emails or with loved ones back home. There are four lounges to choose from, ideal if you just want to relax or work in the airport. Here you’ll find delicious food and drink, as well as newspapers and space to relax.

Make the most of your visit and book your Vienna Airport transfers with hoppa today.

Airport information

Address: Vienna Intl. Airport (VIE) Vienna, Vienna 1300, Austria
Currency: EUR
Language: German Austrian

City airport train

To and from the airport by City Airport Train https://www.cityairporttrain.com/.
16 minutes non-stop to the city center

With a journey time of only 16 minutes, the City Airport Train is the fastest way to travel to the city center – without stress and traffic jams and in an environmentally friendly way.

Centrally located

The City Airport Train operates daily from 05.37 a.m. to 23.39 p.m., 365 days a year. The City Air Terminal is located in walking distance (10 minutes) from St. Stephan’s Cathedral at Wien Mitte station and can be reached easily by tram, underground, bus or taxi.

City check-in included – drop off your luggage at the city center

Passengers can already check in their baggage at the City Air Terminal directly in the city center and get their boarding passes. The City Air Terminal offers all the services of an international airport terminal with both manned check-in desks and self service check-in kiosks. This service is available from 24 hours until 75 minutes before departure.

The table below gives an overview of the timetable.