Conference venues

This year’s GfÖ conference will take place in the historic city center of Münster. The registration office, oral sessions and poster sessions are located in two directly adjacent buildings, the Fürstenberghaus and the LWL Museum. The Ice Breaker will take place in the castle (Schloss).

[City map with conference venues © Münster Marketing]

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Münster has a very good transport infrastructure and the busses commute every 10 minutes at peak times (see also Public transport). The venues can be easily reached on foot from the central station in approx. 20-30 minutes.

Conference venues

Keynotes, public evening talk, oral sessions, registration office, coffee stations:

Fürstenberghaus, Domplatz 20-22, 48143 Münster
Bus stops: Domplatz or Aegidiimarkt/LWL-Museum

Oral sessions:

Juridicum, Universitätsstraße 14-16, 48143 Münster
Bus stops: Domplatz or Aegidiimarkt/LWL-Museum

Poster sessions, coffee station:

LWL Museum für Kunst & Kultur, Domplatz 10 (side entrance at Pferdegasse), 48143 Münster
Bus stops: Domplatz or Aegidiimarkt/LWL-Museum

Ice breaker:

Schloss, Schlossgarten 3, 48149 Münster
Bus stops: Landgericht or Schlossplatz

Conference dinner / club night:

Jovel, Albersloher Weg 54, 48155 Münster
Bus stops: Halle Münsterland or Stadthaus 3

Child care:

Adventure Kids, Friesenring 50, 48147 Münster
Bus stop: Polizeipräsidium/LWL-Klinik

Fürstenberghaus © Foto: Presseamt Münster / MünsterView

LWL Museum für Kunst und Kultur © Foto: Presseamt Münster / Britta Roski

Schloss © WWU – Peter Grewer

How to get to Münster

When planning your trip, please make sure that you choose Münster (Westphalia) as your destination, as there are several cities in Germany called Münster or Munster.

Münster is easily accessible by plane, train, bus or car. Here you can compare the journey with different means of transport.

General information on how to get to Münster can be found at the website of Münster Marketing.

By train

Münster Central Station (Westf.) is located in the immediate vicinity of the city centre and can be reached by express and regional trains.
Deutsche Bahn in cooperation with the city of Münster offers a special train ticket for the participants of our congress. You can travel to Münster with ICE, IC or EC for 54.90 € (one way with train connection). This ticket can only be booked 6 months in advance via the following link from Münster Tourismus: https://www.stadt-muenster.de/tourismus/kongresse/kongressbuero.html. On the Münster Tourismus website follow the link "Buchen Sie jetzt Ihre Reise".

By coach

Münster can be reached by Flixbus and various other long-distance bus lines.

By car

The A1 passes Münster in a north-south direction to the west. Via the intersection Münster-Nord (B54) and Münster-Süd (B51) motorists have direct access to the city center.
The A43 connects the Ruhr area with Münster. The motorway ends at the junction Münster-Süd (A1) and changes into the B51. Information on central parking facilities can be found here:


By plane

Münster can be accessed conveniently from several airports. Münster-Osnabrück (FMO; 25 km) and Dortmund (DTM; 60 km) are minor international airports close to Münster. The major international airports Düsseldorf (DUS; 120 km) and Köln-Bonn (CGN; 160 km) are connected to Münster via fast trains (ICE, IC, EC).

In Münster

Public transport

All participants will receive a ticket for local public transport. Münster has a very good transport infrastructure and the busses commute every 10 minutes at peak times.
Information on public transport can be found here (only available in German).
We recommend the münster:app (only available in German) for easier planning of your bus trips.


Rent a bike to experience the real Münster feeling and join the more than 100,000 people who cycle here every day!