City of Dortmund

Located in the federal state of North Rhine-Westphalia, alongside the ancient Hellweg trading route, Dormund is one of the biggest cities of Germany and the economic and cultural centre of Westphalia.

Dortmund has historically been an industrial area but it has now become home to a number of medium-sized information technology companies, many linked to the local university TechnologieZentrumDortmund program. The city works closely with research institutes, private universities, and companies to collaborate on the commercialization of science initiatives.

The conference center

The Westfalenhallen Congress Centre is located near the centre and next to the Westfalenstadion, the home stadium of the Borussia Dortmund football team playing in the German Bundesliga.

How to get there

The venue is located next to the Westfalenstadium Dortmund.

Westfalenhallen Congress Centre (Kongresszentrum Westfalenhallen )
Rheinlanddamm 200
44137 Dortmund
Tel.: +49 231 1204-260
mail: kongresszentrum(at)

By tram

  • from the central railway station with U 45, direction Westfalenhallen, stop at "Westfalenhallen"
  • from the city center -
    • stations Reinoldikirche or Stadtgarten with U 46, direction Westfalenhallen, stop at "Westfalenhallen"
    • station Stadtgarten with U 42, direction Hombruch, stop at "Theodor-Fliedner-Heim" and about 5 min walk way to the venue

Emergency numbers

Emergency contact numbers:
Police: 110
Fire and Medical Emergency: 112

Bank account blocking:
Eurocard: 069 79331910
Visa-Card: 0014 105813836 or 900/974445 (international)
Mastercard: 069/75761000 or 900/971231 (international)

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