EDBT 2006 will take place in Munich,
which is located in the southern part of Germany, about 60
km north of the Alps, where you can find a spectacular natural
scenery and the world-famous castles, which are a must-see
item during every European tour. With approximately 1,2 Mio.
inhabitants, it is the third largest city in Germany.
Universität München is a cradle of computer
science. In 1967 it was the first German university to offer
a complete course of studies in computer science and led the
way for similar courses at other universities. Through international
contacts that date back to the 1950s, it has been and still
remains one of the world’s top addresses for the exchange
of ideas in the field. In summer 2002 the Department
of Informatics (top-ranked in Computer Science
among all German universities) and the Department of Mathematics
moved into a completely new building located at the Garching
campus (north of Munich).
The conference will take place in the "Muenchner Künstlerhaus"
in the heart of the city. From there, several famous tourist
attractions, like the City Hall and the Hofbräuhaus, and renowned
museums, like the three
Pinakotheken and the Deutsches
Museum, are within walking distance. In addition
to this, Munich offers a variety of attractions for conference
attendees and accompanying persons. Some examples are: a Munich opera or concert by one of three international Orchestras;
guided tours of the various museums; trips to the nearby lakes
and beautiful alpine countryside. It is also possible to take
a tour to one or more of the famous Bavarian castles (Neuschwanstein,
built by King Ludwig II of Bavaria or visit some of the numerous
At the end of March, when the conference will be held, the weather
in Munich may vary significantly. Participants should be prepared for visiting one
of the famous beergardens at sunny mild 15 degrees celsius
as well as snowfall.
Skyline (Frauenkirche & City Hall)
Munich Beergarden Scenery