Constructionist Approaches to Language Pedagogy 2

Conference Venue & Arrival

 

The conference will take place in the main building of the University of Basel:

Kollegienhaus

Petersplatz 1

4001 Basel

 

General information

https://www.unibas.ch/de/Universitaet/Kontakt-Anfahrt.html

https://www.basel.com/en/about_basel/location

https://www.basel.com/en/getting-there

 

Arrival by plane

The EuroAirport Basel/Mulhouse/Freiburg is located only 15 minutes from the city centre, quick and convenient travel to the city is guaranteed by Bus Nr. 50 (Airport – Basel SBB) to Kannenfeldplatz, from there with Tram Nr. 3 to Universität (near city centre).

Note: SWISS may offer cost-free train transfer from Zürich Airport to Basel (ca. 1 hour) if you decide to fly to Zürich instead of Basel.

 

Arrival by train

Basel has three mainline train stations. The Swiss Railway station (SBB), the French Railway station (SNCF) and the Badischer Bahnhof, operated by German Railway (DB), are all conveniently located in the heart of the city.

Travel time is ca. 2.5 hours from Frankfurt Airport.

 

Arrival by car

Basel is located close to major European motorways running both north-south and east-west and is therefore easy to reach from all directions. Further information: https://www.basel.com/en/arrival-car

Note: Parking spaces are highly in demand especially in the city centre. There are parking decks, e.g., Storchen, near to the conference venue (Fischmarkt 10; Monday to Saturday: 2 CHF per ½ hour.).

Please ask your hotel for parking facilities (reservation is usually required). In Kleinbasel, you may also use the blue street parking spaces with daily parking tickets available from the ticket machines at the bus and tram stops (ca. 10 CHF per day).

 

Mobility Ticket & local public transport

In the city center, you will find everything in walking distance. There is also a very good public transport system (bus, tram): http://www.bvb.ch/en/timetable-network/online-timetable.

You will receive a free Mobility Ticket when checking in. This allows cost-free use of public transport in the city of Basel and its surroundings (zones 10, 11, 13 and 15, inclusive EuroAirport) for the entire duration of the stay (max. 30 days).

For most hotels, your booking confirmation will allow for cost-free transport from the station/airport to your hotel on arrival.