The Workshop will take place at the International Space Science Institute, Hallerstrasse 6, 3012 Bern, Switzerland.



A hotel block booking has been made for the Workshop. All participants of the workshop are requested to contact the workshop secretaries, Dominique Fuchs and Xeila Monteagudo (, or Tel. +41 31 684 4896), to indicate their arrival and departure dates, as well as any special requests they may have (e.g. accompanying guests). Please note that all hotel reservations have to be made by the ISSI Secretariat.

PLEASE NOTE: Recently, participants have been contacted by a company that offered them to book their hotel. ISSI does NOT work with any external company to coordinate hotel bookings, so please refuse such offers. In case of doubt please get in touch directly with the ISSI Secretary Thank you. 



Bern can be reached easily from the following international airports: Zurich (ZHR), Geneva (GVA), and Basel Euroairport (BSL). Direct intercity trains to Bern depart every half hour from inside the airport buildings in Zurich and Geneva. The travel time is ~1.5 hours from Zurich airport and ~2 hours from Geneva airport. For passengers coming from Basel Euroairport, there is a shuttle bus from the airport to Basel SBB railway station. Direct intercity trains to Bern depart from Basel SBB every half hour. The travel time from Basel Euroairport to Bern is ~1.5 hours. For detailed departure and arrival times please visit >> Bern is connected to many European cities by fast intercity trains (e.g. TGV ParisBern in 4.5 hours, ICE FrankfurtBern 4 hours, or EC Milano-Bern 3,5 hours). Timetable information of trains within and around Switzerland can also be found at >>

Computer Matters

For questions and help in computer matters please contact Willi Wäfler at . In Switzerland the standard voltage is 230 V and the frequency is 50 Hz; the power plug sockets are of type J. However, there are adaptors available at ISSI.