Berlin is in demand worldwide as a laboratory for the future. Research, science and innovation from all nations come together here to design the life of tomorrow. The four state universities, 23 private universities, 70 non-university institutions and 22 technology parks attract an international scientific community every year.
Located in the heart of Europe, Berlin is a convenient hub for rail connections and flights. You can easily reach Berlin from almost every major city worldwide.
The XVI European Meeting on Glial Cells in Health and Disease will take place at the Estrel Congress Center (ECC), one of the largest and most modern congress, trade fair and event locations in Berlin. With 30,000 sqm of function space, the ECC offers just the right variety to host Glia 2023. The ECC is located in the vibrantly diverse Berlin district Neukölln – renowned for its lively mix of the old and new.
Locations & Directions
The Estrel Congress Center is located at:
The closest S-Bahn station to Estrel is “Sonnenallee” (Estrel). Use the “Ringbahn” (Circle line) S41/ S42 to get to the congress center or after the congress to the city centre, main central station or Berlin-Brandenburg Airport. Find detailed information and a map showing S- and U-Bahn connections to the major Berlin sights here.
Arrival by train
The Estrel Congress Center can be reached from all major train stations. Find detailed information here.
Directions by car
You can reach the Estrel Congress Center easily by car from all directions.
The Estrel has its own underground parking garage offering 450 parking spaces, which is accessible through the Ziegrastraße. Find detailed information here.
Arrival by plane
The airport Berlin Brandenburg “Willy Brandt” (IATA code BER) has replaced the airports Tegel and Schönefeld. Thus, you now fly to Berlin via a central airport.
From the airport you can use the public transport to reach the Estrel congress center in 30 to 40 minutes. By taxi it takes you about 20 minutes. Find detailed information here.