Travel Info

13th September 2016


Our conference will take place in Cottbus, on the premises of Brandenburg University of Technology Cottbus-Senftenberg (BTU). The exact location of the venues can be found in the conference programme which will be published soon. For a general orientation in Cottbus, kindly download the MAP prepared for conference participants. For orientation on the BTU campus, kindly view this MAP.

In general, it will be the most convenient to book a flight to one of the Berlin airports (BER-TXL or BER-SXF). Then, you may use the regional train to Cottbus main station which is leaving Berlin main station every hour. For the train schedule, kindly check the website of Deutsche Bahn.

During the conference days, on 06 and 07 December 2016 in particular, a bus shuttle will provide transport between the hotels and the BTU campus in Sachsendorf in the morning and the afternoon.


1) Sorat Hotel Cottbus
Located on Schloßkirchplatz, Sorat Hotel Cottbus provides you with a beautiful stay at the heart of the historic city centre of Cottbus. The hotel reserves a number of rooms for conference participants. Just mention the password “heritage-post-conflict2016” when making your room reservation. Below you find a list with room rates (Wi-Fi included):
Courtyard Room: 58.00 EUR (Single Room), or 68.00 EUR (Double Room)
Standard Room: 48.00 EUR (Single Room), or 58.00 EUR (Double Room)
Breakfast: 7.00€ per day
For reservations and further information, kindly follow this LINK.

2) Lindner Congress Hotel
Lindner Congress Hotel is situated directly next to the Cottbus City Hall and in close proximity to BTU’s main campus (venue of the opening reception). Below, you find a list with room rates (Breakfast included, Wi-Fi to be booked extra):
Economy-Class: Single Room 63.00 EUR, Double Room 75.00 EUR
Business-Class: Single Room 73,00 EUR, Double Room 85,00 EUR
For reservations and further information, kindly follow this LINK. Please mention that you are a guest of BTU Cottbus-Senftenberg when making your reservation, as the hotel charges higher rates for ‘regular’ travellers. We will gladly provide confirmation to the hotel if necessary.

3) Altstadthotel
This small hotel is located close to the Cottbus State Theater and beautifully furnished. Single rooms are available for 52.00€ per night (plus 8.00€ for breakfast).
Link to WEBSITE (German only)