General Information


Friedrich Ebert-Stiftung Bonn
Bonner Haus
Godesberger Allee 149
53175 Bonn
Phone: +49 228 883 0
E-Mail: presse(at)

Hotel recommendations

Regardless of which hotel you choose please be aware to fill out the statement regarding accommodation due to professional reasons either on site or online.

ibis Bonn Hotel
Vorgebirgsstrasse 33
53119 BONN

We reserved a contingent of 30 rooms at the ibis Bonn Hotel which can be accessed under the heading “SWIB18”.

BaseCamp Hostel (Link:
In der Raste 1
53129 Bonn

You can find more hotels and accommodation options on the following homepages:


Travel Grants

Non-German conference participants can apply for a grant from BI-International, the standing committee at the German National Association of Library and Information Associations Bibliothek & Information Deutschland (BID). It provides financial support for congress attendances in Germany with German government funding. For more information see

Please note: The application should be made as early as possible, and should be submitted at least six weeks prior to travelling. Following this application period the decision will be made upon assessment by the BII committee.

Travel Information

Station in the vicinity Arrival at Cologne/Bonn Airport ("Köln/Bonn Flughafen"):

Cologne/Bonn Airport ("Köln/Bonn Flughafen") has a railway terminal.
To reach the Friedrich Ebert-Stiftung Bonn with public transport:

Arrival at Bonn main station ("Bonn Hbf"):

Take the urban railway to reach the Friedrich Ebert-Stiftung from Bonn main station:

More travel information for public transport: Arrival by car:

There is no car park nearby the Friedrich Ebert-Stiftung. If you arrive by car look out for parking lots on the street. You might need to pay a parking fee in parking meters. The parking meters normally only take change.

Conference Dinner on Tuesday, 27 November, 19:00h

Bierhaus Machold
Heerstr. 52
53111 Bonn
Phone: +49 228 – 96 37 877

Please consider that the conference dinner is based on individual payment. The Bierhaus Machold will offer a small menu for that evening including vegetarian options.

Bierhaus Machold is located in the city of Bonn. From the station Max-Löbner-Straße take the metro line 16 or 63 to the Bonn central station. From there it is a ten minute walk to the Bierhaus Machold.

You can also walk about 8 minutes from the Friedrich-Ebert-Stiftung to the metro Gronau Olof-Palme-Allee. There you take metro line 66 with the direction Siegburg main station (Bf) until Bonn Stadthaus. From there it is a six minute walk to the Bierhaus Machold.

Bonn City Information





E-mail: swib(at)


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