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Participants' Information

Conference Ticket

All participants will receive a ticket for public transport. Your name-tag in combination with the conference ticket will authorize you to use all busses of the public transport (RVV) in Regensburg from March 6th to March 11th within zone 1 - 3.


Participants are asked to look carefully after their wardrobe, valuables, laptops, and other belongings for which  the  organizers  are  not  liable.  You  will  find  cloakrooms  in  the  basement  of  the  Main  Lecture  Hall (Audimax) and in the Ostbayerische Techn. Hochschule Regensburg (OTH; 1st floor). The opening hours will be announced. Please note that there is no possibility to store luggage.

Child care on campus during the DPG conference

The Family Service of the University of Regensburg will offer quality child care on campus from the 7th to the 11th of March 2016 for children of DPG conference participants. Child care service is available for children of 12 years and younger. Child care will be offered daily from 8.15 am to 7.15 pm by appointment only. Please note that children younger than 3 years old can only stay in child care up to a maximum of 4 hours every day. If necessary bring along clothing, diapers and food.

Experienced and well-trained child care staff will look after your child in the family room on campus during the DPG conference. Parents or guardians must be able to be reached by staff while their child is attending child care.

The fee for child care amounts to 8.50 € per hour and child, siblings can attend free of charge. Children of enrolled students will be taken care of at no charge. Parents will receive an invoice for the costs of child care provided by the University of Regensburg.

Please submit the child care registration form to the organization team of the DPG conference by the 15th of February 2016, at the latest. After prior registration parents will be charged, even if their child will not attend child care.

Child care facility:
Vielberth-Gebäude, Room Nr. 0.07, Family room (Eltern-Kind-Büro)

We would be very pleased if childcare provision meets with strong demand and makes it easier for you to participate in the conference.

Contact information and binding registration (before the 15th of February 2016):
Cordula Böll M.A.

Information Desk

The information desk is located in the foyer of the Audimax (main lecture hall H1) near the conference office and will be open on all days of the conference.

The staff and student assistants wearing colored name badges or T-shirts are gladly at your disposal for any questions about the conference, for orientation in Regensburg, on accommodation, restaurants, nightlife and cultural events.

Conference participants can also take part in the accompanying program, which offers various tours and company visits in Regensburg and the surrounding area during the conference week.

The information desk will be available during the whole conference (6.-11.3.) under the following telephone and fax numbers:

Phone: + 49- (0) -941-943 2530

The opening hours are as follows:

Sunday 29.02.2016 15.00 - 19.00 h
Monday 01.03.2016 07.30 - 18.00 h
Tuesday 02.03.2016 08.00 - 18.00 h
Wednesday 03.03.2016 08.00 - 18.00 h
Thursday 04.03.2016 08.00 - 18.00 h
Friday 05.03.2016 08.00 - 15.00 h
Saturday 06.03.2016 08.00 - 14.00 h


The University of Regensburg is member of the eduroam-network. Users from eduroam institutions, who have registered for eduroam, can use WLAN at the University of Regensburg without local registration in Regensburg. Please ask the computer center/network administration of your home institution for eduroam-registration. Eduroam in Regensburg is possible with WLAN SSID eduroam.  
In  addition  to  eduroam  a  WLAN  (WPA2  secured)  with  the  SSID  conference  is  offered  without  prior registration:
SSID: conference
Password: unirconf
Please refer to for a list of available access points and a comprehensive guide (in German) to WLAN-usage at the university.
Furthermore access to the Internet will be available in every public computer room (see Campus Map) daily from 8:00 to 20:00.  
Login-name: tag45 (or
Password: dpg-2016

Lost and found property

You can bring found items to the information desk in the foyer of the Audimax. There you can also get your lost property back.


You can get coffee, tea, refreshments and snacks at the cafeterias in the Buildings Chemistry, Physics, Philosophy, and Law. In addition free coffee will also be provided at 10 coffee corners, in all exhibition areas and near poster areas. All locations are displayed in the map of the campus at the end of this booklet.
Lunch will be supplied in the Mensa of the University and the Ostbayerische Techn. Hochschule Regensburg (OTH) with two to three different meals:
Location: please refer to the map at the end of this booklet
Open: 11:00 to 14:15
Prices: price per meal: about 8,00 €, which includes the meal, one drink and one dessert
Food Trucks
Unfortunately the Uni-Pizzeria is closed in 2016. Instead there will be two Food trucks in front of  H36 (outside): “Green Liner” offers currys, pasta, fresh salads and also vegetarian and vegan food, “Tommy’s Mutzbraten” offers Bavarian food and sausages to go. There will be a little dining room inside the Physics Building (PHY 5.0.21; warm, self-service).