International Conference Consolidation & Communication

Practical Information

Child care

On request, the HAWK as a family-oriented university provides nursery by skilled nursery nurses. If you are interested, please register your child until 15th January 2018.

Arriving by car

Hildesheim is situated directly at the freeway A 7. Coming from the south, please take the exit Hildesheim – No. 62 (coming from the north, you have to pass first exit “Hildesheim-Drispenstedt No. 61) and follow the main road B1 to the centre of Hildesheim.

Location plan and journey planner

Arriving by rail

Hildesheim railway station is stop of Germany's high speed train “ICE”. The Domhof is within 12 minutes walking distance from central railway station.
Deutsche Bahn (journey planning German rail) (online-booking possible)
Railway network "ICE" of the German rail
Bus connection from central railway station: Bus route No. 2 (direction "Im Mittelfeld"), bus stop Bohlweg (appr. 5 minutes, costs appr. 2,50 €)
Bus timetable route No. 2 (from central railway station to bus stop "Bohlweg")
Bus timetable route No. 2 (from bus stop "Bohlweg" to central railway station)
Day bus map
Please note: From 8:00 p.m., the evening network of routes with other bus lines is valid. A detailed timetable enquiry can be found here.
Taxi (appr. 5 minutes, costs appr. 8,00 €, exit Domhof)

Arriving by plane

Hanover-Langenhagen airport is about 50 km from Hildesheim. From Hanover Airport you can get to Hildesheim by taxi (45 minutes, about 70,00 €), by shuttle service 55,00 € (advance booking necessary,, Tel.: +49 (0) 511 9772240) or by public transportation (rail, ca. 70 minutes, ca. 12,00 €).
There is no direct train between Hanover airport and Hildesheim central railway station, you have to change train once. You can search for train connections on the website of Deutsche Bahn (journey planning German rail).


Price comparison for hotels:

Hildesheim's tourist service portal provides information about accomodation and your stay in Hildesheim. Online bookinig of accomodation is also possible.


During the conference, the so-called "Lichtungen" takes place, a wonderful festival of light art with international artists. After the lectures, you can stroll free of charge through Hildesheim and rediscover historical buildings in the new light. In 2015, the festival attracted 60,000 visitors.

We recommend a visit of the both UNESCO world cultural heritage churches St Michael's Church and St Mary's Cathedral with Dommuseum and its medieval cathedral treasure. The Roemer- und Pelizaeus-Museum is known worldwide for its important collection of ancient Egypt and for its special exhibitions.

Contact: Hornemann Institute of the HAWK, tel. +49/5121/408-174,


The number of participants is limited. Registrations are considered in the order of receipt of payment. Please note that the registration will only be validated after successful transfer of the conference fee. Receipt of payment will not be confirmed separately.

Account holder: HAWK Hochschule Hildesheim/Holzminden/Göttingen
IBAN: DE21 2505 0000 0106 0201 34
BIC: NOLADE2HXXX (Nord LB Hannover)
Reason for transfer: 73030002 (please do not forget to indicate)

Due to the administrative effort, it is unfortunately not possible to refund your conference fee if you cancel your registration after 3rd January 2018. We appreciate your understanding!


Hornemann Institute of the HAWK, tel. +49/5121/408-174,