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Venue and Accommodation

The Venue

The Global Summit 2016 took place at the Berlin-Brandenburg Academy of Sciences and Humanities which is located right at the heart of Berlin, in sight of Gendarmenmarkt and easily accessible by public transportation via subway U2, Station Hausvogteiplatz. The Berlin-Brandenburg Academy of Sciences and Humanities looks back on a more than three-hundred-year-old tradition. Its history is shaped and characterized by 78 Nobel Laureates. The academy is connected internationally with nearly 20 partner institutions on four continents. The general office of the German Ethics Council is located in the building of the Berlin-Brandenburg Academy of Sciences and Humanities.

Address

Berlin-Brandenburg Academy of Sciences and Humanities
Jägerstrasse 22/23
10117 Berlin
Germany

Please note that the entrance to the venue is located in Markgrafenstraße 38, 10117 Berlin.


Arrival

  • From Berlin Main Station (Hauptbahnhof): Take suburban train (S-Bahn) number S7 (direction Ahrensfelde) or number S75 (direction Wartenberg), change at Alexanderplatz (fourth stop) to subway U2, direction Ruhleben. Fourth stop is Hausvogteiplatz. From there walk around 100 m to Jägerstrasse.
  • From Airport Tegel (TXL): Express bus line TXL is connecting in less than 40 minutes with Alexanderplatz. Change to subway U2, direction Ruhleben. Fourth stop is Hausvogteiplatz. From there walk around 100 m to Jägerstrasse.
  • From Airport Schönefeld (SXF): Take suburban train (S-Bahn) number S9 (direction Pankow), change at Schönhauser Allee to subway U2, direction Ruhleben. Eight stop is Hausvogteiplatz. From there walk around 100 m to Jägerstrasse.


Accommodations

The German Ethics Council blocked a certain amount of rooms at special rates for the Global Summit 2016 to facilitate the booking process for the participants. 

The following hotels were available:

  • The Hilton Berlin: within walking distance, 3 minutes to the venue (please note that there are no special rates for Hilton Berlin)
  • Arcotel John F: within walking distance, 4 minutes to the venue
  • Novum Winters Hotel: within walking distance, 5 minutes to the venue
  • Steigenberger Hotel am Kanzleramt: 1 minute to the main-station, 15 min to the venue by public transport (take bus nr. 147 from Hauptbahnhof to Französische Straße (8 stops), from Französiche Straße 300 m walking distance to the venue)
  • Titanic Comfort Mitte: within walking distance, 12 minutes (1 km) to venue, 1 stop by subway (take subway U2 from Spittelmarkt to Hausvogteiplatz)