4th Thünen Symposium on Soil Metagenomics

Understanding and Managing Soil Microbiomes
11-13 December 2019 • Braunschweig, Germany

4th Thünen Symposium on Soil Metagenomics

Understanding and Managing Soil Microbiomes
11-13 December 2019 • Braunschweig, Germany

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The headquarters of the Thünen Institute are located on the western limits of the city of Braunschweig (Bundesallee 50). 
Braunschweig is accessible from both the German Autobahn A2 Berlin-Dortmund (East-West) and the A39 Braunschweig-Salzgitter (North-South).

  • Coming from Dortmund (A2): Exit the Autobahn at Braunschweig-Watenbüttel heading towards Braunschweig. Follow the B214 to Watenbüttel. At the second traffic light turn right. The entrance of the Thünen Institute is in 2km on the right.

  • Coming from Berlin (A2): Exit the Autobahn A2 at Braunschweig Nord changing to Autobahn A391 heading towards Kassel. Exit the A391 at Braunschweig-Lehndorf, turn right and follow the street for about 3 km. The entrance gate of Thünen Institute is straight ahead.

  • Coming from Kassel (A7) and Salzgitter (A39): Exit the Autobahn A7 coming from Kassel at the Dreieck Salzgitter onto the A39 towards Berlin/Braunschweig. At the Dreieck Braunschweig-Südwest exit to the A391. Leave the A391 at the exit Braunschweig-Lehndorf. Please take the road to Lehndorf and after about 3 km you will see the entrance gate straight ahead.

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We recommend flying into "Hannover Langenhagen Airport" as it is the closest airport to Braunschweig.

To get to Braunschweig from Hannover airport, please follow the below instructions:
After collecting your luggage, please go to Terminal C. From here take the city railway "S-Bahn" line S5 which will take you to Hannover main station "Hauptbahnhof".

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From Hannover main train station "Hauptbahnhof" an ICE train will take you to Braunschweig main train station "Hauptbahnhof". 
ICE trains to Braunschweig run every hour.