Obergurgl University Center


The workshop will take place at Obergurgl University Center, a place with a 55-year long tradition of sport and science.  Located 1940 meters above sea level, the center is located right by the ski slopes and just five minutes from the heart of the village.

The historical buildings have been carefully refurbished and are equipped with the latest technical systems. In close vicinity one finds one of Europe´s finest Biosphere Parks and the Ötz Valley glaciers.

Gaisbergweg 5

6456 Obergurgl


Tel: +43 (0) 512 507 37201

Fax: +43 (0) 512 507 37400

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See Google Map: http://goo.gl/maps/ALN3x


For further information regarding the conference venue please refer to the website of the University Center Obergurgl: http://www.uz-obergurgl.at/english/.


How to get here:

There will be two bus transfers both at the beginning and at the end of the conference:


Tuesday 29th March 2016


Transfer 1 from Innsbruck to Obergurgl

14:00 Main railway station

14:30 Airport Innsbruck

15:15 Train station “Ötztal Bahnhof”


Transfer 2 from Innsbruck to Obergurgl

16:00 Main railway station

16:30 Airport Innsbruck

17:15 Train station “Ötztal Bahnhof”


Sunday 3rd April 2016

The schedule of the two shuttle buses back to Innsbruck on Sunday 3rd April will be decided by the participants during the conference.


For public transport please check www.vvt.at (take closest railway station “Ötztal-Bahnhof” and continue by bus).

The last public transport from Innsbruck to Obergurgl will leave mainstation 17:30 o'clock.

After that public transport will end in Ötztal Bahnhof and you have to take a taxi. This taxi will cost around 100 EUR.


In addition to Innsbruck Airport (INN), there are three major airports in the area:

Munich Airport (MUC) – 200 km/125 miles

Zürich Airport (ZRH) – 290 km/180 miles

Vienna International Airport (VIE) – 500 km/310 miles



Shortest connections by train are about 2 hours 20 minutes.

Tickets and timetable: http://www.oebb.at/.



Shortest connections by train are about 4 hours.

Tickets and timetable: http://www.oebb.at/.



Shortest connections by train are about 5 hours.

Tickets and timetable: http://www.oebb.at/.



http://meinfernbus.de/ (bus from Munich Airport to Innsbruck mainstation)

https://www.tirol-taxi.at/ (taxi shuttle from Munich / Innsbruck / Obergurgl)

http://www.oetztalerbus.at/ (bus and shuttle service Munich / Innsbruck / Obergurgl)

http://www.austriataxi.info/ (taxi shuttle Munich / Innsbruck / Obergurgl)



If you have further questions or special requests, e.g. regarding accomodation for your family/partner, please feel free to contact the conference officer.