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Friends of Soqotra 15th AGM & Symposium 2016

Friday 2nd - Sunday 4th September 2016

Location & Venue

This year’s AGM and Symposium will be held in the beautiful university town of Tübingen, Germany.

Travel Information

It is possible to easily reach Tübingen from Stuttgart airport by Bus 828 (Flughafen/Airport Stuttgart, Leinfelden-Echterding -> Tübingen Hauptbahnhof, duration: 1 hour 15 minutes). It is also easy to travel to Tübingen from Frankfurt airport by train (Frankfurt am Main Flughafen Fernbahnhof -> Tübingen Hauptbahnhof, duration: 2 hours 30 minutes – 3 hours). The DB Bahn website offers easy planning and information for travel in Germany.  

Venue Information:

Room H602 Third Floor Eberhard Karls University of Tübingen Research Area Geography Rümelinstraße 19-23 D-72070 Tübingen  

Accommodation Recommendations

It’s possible to search for accommodation via the Tübingen tourism information website service here, or there is some capacity available to book at the University Guest House.  The Youth Hostel is also a reasonably priced option for accommodation.  

Tourism Information

There is tourist information available online.

People sitting on the Zwingelmauer, Tuebingen Punts on the River Neckar, Tuebingen Market Tuebingen Hoelderlin Tower, Tuebingen Market with City Hall, Tuebingen Date of building (1491) engraved on doorway at the castle steep track, Tuebingen Tuebinger Half-timber, Tuebingen The Neckar River, Tuebingen Monastery Bebenhausen, Tuebingen Haag Lane, Tuebingen Punt trip on the River Neckar, Tuebingen Salzstadel with Castle, Tuebingen Punt Race on the River Neckar, Tuebingen People in front of the Burse, Tuebingen
All photographs (c) Barbara Honner