GeoMundus Conference


On this page you'll find the information about the venues for the conference and for the workshops. We're working on an attendee PDF pack as well. If you have any questions, please don't hesitate to contact us.

The conference will take place in the Times Center
The conference will take place in the "Institute for Geoinformatics (ifgi)," in University of Münster.

GEO 1 (Conference)

Geoinformatics is the science of modelling spatio-temporal processes computationally. The Institute of Geoinformatics in Münster provides bachelor, master and phd degrees in geoinformatics. The research areas are modelling spatio-temporal processes, semantic interoperability, spatial assistance systems, cognitive engineering and sensor networks.


Institute for Geoinformatics
Heisenbergstraße 2
D-48149 Münster
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Restaurant (Dinner)

Dinner will be served on Friday evening in a venue which will be announced on Thursday 6th November.

How to reach us

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Institute for Geoinformatics
Heisenbergstraße 2
D-48149 Münster

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51.969371°N, 7.595696°E (EPSG:4326)

In the building

The Institute for Geoinformatics has its rooms in the 1st and 2nd floor. The Secretariat is located on 1st floor in room 123.

By plane

The international Airport Münster/Osnabrück (FMO) at Greven (about 20 km north of Münster) is frequented of scheduled planes from many German cities and from London, Paris and Zurich. Take bus route R 51, S 50 or D50 from FMO to Münster Central Station. Düsseldorf Airport is reachable from most €opean cities. You can reach Münster by different trains (IC, ICE, IR, RB). For most connections you have to change. They take about 1.5 to 2 h.

By train

Different trains from all directions arrive at Münster Central Station in regular intervals the whole day. From the main station take the bus route 4 or 13 and exit at stop Mendelstraße. You can find train and bus connections on the Deutsche Bahn and Stadtwerke Münster websites.

By car

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You can reach Münster via the highways A1 and A43. Use the Münster Nord and follow  Steinfurter Straße (B54) into town.


Looking For Accommodation?

If you'd like to join the GeoMundus crew staying at HOTEL, we've secured a special rate of $219 + taxes for our attendees! The rate is valid for 6th, 7th and 8th November 2014. Rooms must be booked by the cut off date September 30th 2014.

If you'd like to make a reservation, just use this link, or call *** and quote GeoMundus Accommodation. Rooms at this rate are limited, so please don't delay!

  • Mercure Hotel Münster City 4*

    Engelstrasse 39
    D-48149 Münster

    Pricing single: € 72/night

    Pricing double: € 86/night


  • Treff Hotel Münster City 4*

    Stubengasse 33
    D-48149 Münster

    Pricing single: € 79/night

    Pricing double: € 87/night


  • Hotel
    Windthorst 3*

    Windthorststrasse 19
    D-48149 Münster

    Pricing single: € 55/night

    Pricing double: € 75/night


  • Cityhotel
    Amadeus 3*

    Friedrich-Ebert-Str. 55-57
    D-48149 Münster

    Pricing single: € 62/night

    Pricing double: € 85/night


Things To Do In Münster

If you're one of our many lovely attendees traveling to Münster from out of town, then of course, you'll be wanting to make the most of your time in this amazing city! For decades, creative types have flocked to Münster to get inspired by its unrivalled energy and vibrance. We hope that you'll leave the GeoMundus Conf with your brain buzzing, not only from all of our incredible speakers, but from being immersed in such fantastic surroundings. Here are a few ideas of stuff to check out while you're in town.

  • LWL-Museum für Kunst & Kultur

    Domplatz 10
    D-48149 Münster

    Pricing: € 3.50

    Since its foundation in 1908 the Provincial Museum has been the centre for fine arts in Westphalia. It presents over a thousand years of art history, from the Middle Ages to modern times.


  • Kunstmuseum Pablo Picasso

    Picassoplatz 1
    D-48149 Münster

    Pricing: € 10.00

    With over 780 lithographs, it houses a collection which is unique in the world, and which was further supplemented by a hundred etchings with the purchase of the "Suite Vollard" in Nov 2001.


  • Stadtmuseum

    Salzstrasse 28
    D-48149 Münster

    Pricing: free

    The outline of the exhibition is provided by numerous models of the city and its architecture, which illustrate Münster's changing shape from the foundation of the city until now.


  • Friedenssaal
    (Peace Hall)

    Prinzipalmarkt 10
    D-48149 Münster

    Pricing: € 2.00

    The Peace Hall in Münster's gothic town hall owes its name to the peace treaty between Spain and the Netherlands, which was concluded here under solemn oath at 1648.


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