8th Annual Forum
You may register under the following link: eusbsrforum.de
Please note that the registration process for the 8th Annual Forum of the EUSBSR and/or the 19th BDF Summit is two-staged. After having duly filled out the registration form, your demand for participation will be reviewed quickly. You can expect to receive an answer within 10 working days.
N.B.: You’re only registered after having received a confirmation email.
Registration will be available until 02 June 2017.
The conference will be held at the conference centre of the Federal Foreign Office (Auswärtiges Amt) in Berlin.
Entrance: Unterwasserstraße 10, 10117 Berlin
The venue is only accessible to accredited persons holding a valid badge and a valid photo ID.
Badges will be provided to each participant at the registration desk.
Due to logistical reasons, we kindly ask you not to bring your luggage to the conference venue.
There will be a registration and reception desk providing participants with assistance.
Please note that smoking is only permitted in the smoking zones of the Protokollhof and in front of the entrance Unterwasserstraße 10.
Participants are kindly requested to make their accommodation arrangements themselves.
You may find one of the following hotels within walking distance from the conference venue:
U2 Hausvogteiplatz or Spittelmarkt
U6 Französische Straße
147 Werderscher Markt
From airport TXL
Bus TXL Staatsoper
From airport SFX
Train to Friedrichstraße and bus 147 Werderscher Markt or
Train to Alexanderplatz and bus M48 Spittelmarkt
Tickets can be bought at stations or on busses. For travels within the city centre, we recommend a day ticket (Tageskarte - Zone AB) or a “4-Fahrten-Karte” (4 single journeys), Zone “AB”.
From SFX you need a ticket with Zone "ABC".
To find your optimal route please consult the website: www.bvg.de
Local taxis can be found (day and night time) at both airports at standard rates (taximeter rates). You may find one of the following taxi companies. Booking in advance is not necessary.
• www.taxi-berlin.de | +49 30 – 20 20 20
• www.wuerfelfunk.de | +49 30 – 21 01 01
We do not recommend travelling to the Annual Forum by car as there are only a very limited number of parking places in the vicinity of the conference venue. There are no parking places free of charge.
• Electric current: Standard voltage 220V.
• Currency: Euro
• Climate: Average temperatures in Berlin for June are expected to be 17 - 25 C.
• Time zone: GMT +1.
• In order to make international calls to Germany, the country code is +49
• Emergency number: 112 (e.g. medical help)
• Police: 110
Tourist office in Berlin: www.visitberlin.de
Information on the building of the Foreign Office
The Federal Foreign Office returned to Berlin in the autumn of 1999, following the completion of its new headquarters. With the “Haus am Werderschen Markt” it is moving into a building in Berlin which is unusual from both the architectural and the historical standpoint. Hardly any other building in Berlin has experienced the low points and high points of recent German history as this building has. It was built from 1934 to 1940 as an extension to the Reichsbank; Nazi economic policy and the financing of the Second World War were co-authored from these rooms. As the seat of the SED Central Committee, it was later the control centre of the GDR for three decades. But the first freely elected Volkskammer of the GDR also met here in the “Haus am Werderschen Markt”, where it approved the Treaty on the Establishment of German Unity. © Auswärtiges Amt