Venue and Accommodation


The symposium will be held at the Heidelberg University campus “Im Neuenheimer Feld”:

Chemistry Lecture Hall Building
Im Neuenheimer Feld 252
69120 Heidelberg (Germany)

The campus is located about 2 km (1 ¼ miles) outside the city centre and can be reached easily by public transport.


There is a selection of  hotels in different rate categories for participants of POPs 2019.
In order to secure reservation, please make the hotel reservation through the online reservation system.
There are third party companies who are contacting conference participants and offering attractive hotel room rates. Please be aware that they only pretend to act in our name and we strongly recommend that you don’t give any personal information, including credit card details, to any unknown vendor. If you receive a suspicious call regarding changes to your current hotel reservations, we advise you to contact your hotel directly to make sure the call you received was not a scam. Please use the conference website (…….) as the only source of information.
How to get to Heidelberg

Coming from the A 5, change to the A 656 direction Heidelberg at the motorway intersection Heidelberg; coming from the A 6, change to the A656 at the motorway intersection Mannheim.

By Train Heidelberg Main Station:

Heidelberg can be reached via the Deutsche Bahn intercity connection. For timetable inquiries see Deutsche Bahn.

How to get to the “Neuenheimer Feld

Coming from the motorway:

Turn left towards “Chirurgie” at the end of the motorway. Having crossed the Neckar on Ernst-Waltz-Brücke turn left to the institutes.

Coming from Neckargemünd:

Follow Uferstrasse, then turn into Posseltstraße; having turned left into Jahnstraße or right into Berliner Straße, finally turn left to reach the institutes.

Public Transport to the “Neuenheimer Feld”

At the Main Station, take tram line 21 or 24 and get off at “Bunsengymnasium”.
From the old city centre take bus line 31 going to Neuenheimer Feld departing at the University Square.

Things to do in Heidelberg


The Königstuhl is 568 m high and offers wonderful views over Heidelberg. Here you will find hiking trails, the falconry Tinnunculus.

Philosophers’ Walk

The Philiosphers’ Walk os of the most beautiful walks in Heidelberg. The walk is located directly opposite the Heidelberg Castle and offers a stunning panorama.

Old Bridge

It’s probably with the castle the most iconic landmark of Heidelberg.

Kurpfälzisches Museum

Tha Palais Morass was built in 1712 and houses the art and cultural history museum collections of the Palatine Museum.

Deutsches Verpackungsmuseum

This unique museum housed in a former church exhibits traditional brand and their packaging through the ages.

Köperwelten Museum

200 unique anatomical plastinates and interactive enjoyment stations make visitors aware of the complexity of their own bodies.

Walking Tours and further information

For a guided tour through the city visit:

For further information about the city please feel free to visit the tourist information:

Tourist Info Central Station
Willy-Brandt-Platz 1
69115 Heidelberg
+49 6221 58-44444