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Katholische Akademie Hamburg
Herrengraben 4
20459 Hamburg
Phone: +49 (0)40 - 36 95 20
E-Mail: programm(at)

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How to get to the Katholische Akademie Hamburg:

Arrival by public transport from Hamburg Main Station

By S-Bahn (urban railway system):
Take the S-Bahn line S1 or S3 going to Altona and get off at Stadthausbrücke station. Take the exit Herrengraben/Düsternstraße which is next to the Katholische Akademie.

By subway:
Take the subway line U3 going to Barmbek from Hauptbahnhof-Süd (Main Station South), get off at Rödingsmarkt Station. Take the exit leading to the passage near the Steigenberger Hotel and continue straight ahead across the bridge (Michaelisbrücke). The Katholische Akademie is on the opposite end. (5 minutes on foot).


You'll find several hotels located in the City of Hamburg via the usual online booking portals.

Our recommendation: Motel One Hamburg am Michel is situated within walking distance of the conference venue.

The following hotels are also located within walking distance of the venue:

Hotels in Hamburg must charge a local tax for private overnight stays on behalf of the city.
In order to be exempted, please fill out the form and give it to the receptionist when you check in at your hotel:


Conference Dinner on Tuesday, 26 November, 19:00h

Gasthaus Heimathafen

Baumwall 7
20459 Hamburg
Phone: +49 (0)40 - 37 50 37 30

Please note: The conference dinner is fully booked!


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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:

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