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The 5th International Summer School on Aerogels will be held at the German Aerospace Center in Cologne.


Linder H├Âhe
51147 Cologne
Germany


The DLR


DLR is the national aeronautics and space research centre of the Federal Republic of Germany. Its extensive research and development work in aeronautics, space, energy, transport and security is integrated into national and international cooperative ventures. In addition to its own research, as GermanyÔÇÖs space agency, DLR has been given responsibility by the federal government for the planning and implementation of the German space programme. DLR is also the umbrella organization for the nationÔÇÖs largest project management agency. For more information click here: www.dlr.de

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DLR Cologne, Headquarters
German Aerospace Center (DLR)
Linder H├Âhe
51147 Cologne
Tel.: +49 2203 601-0
Fax: +49 2203 673-10


DLR Cologne
Linder H├Âhe
51147 Cologne
Tel.: +49 2203 601-0


The DLR Cologne site is located south-east of Cologne, close to Cologne-Bonn airport.


Arrival by train
The local trains ("S-Bahn") S 12/S 19 or S 13 leave from Koeln Hauptbahnhof (Hbf), Siegburg and Troisdorf. The local train S 13 also leaves from Koeln Bonn Airport. Daytime departures take place every 20 min for both trains so that there is a train every 10 minutes. Get off at the railway station "Porz-Wahn" and continue from there by KVB bus number 162, direction "DLR". See instructions "By bus" below.


Note: Make sure that you have a valid ticket. Tickets for local train routes must be purchased in advance. If you need a ticket, you can get one from the ticket machines.


Arrival by bus
To get to DLR Koeln by bus, take the KVB bus number 162 from Porz-Wahn. The bus sign will show "DLR". Please be sure that you take the one saying "DLR" as there are different routes for bus number 162. Exit at the last stop and you have arrived at the main gate of the German Aerospace Center DLR Koeln.


Arrival by taxi
Upon arrival at Koeln Hauptbahnhof (central station) take a taxi to "Porz-Wahnheide, DLR". Taxi stands are located on both, the north and south exit of the station. Taxis are available almost everywhere in Cologne. However, if you can't find one, you can call Tel. 19410 and ask to be picked up. Tell the driver to take you to "Porz-Wahnheide, DLR". The price will very much depend on daytime and traffic but from Cologne central station to DLR without any traffic jam it should not exceed 35 Euros.


Arrival by car

Arriving from Frankfurt (A3) or from Bonn (A59): follow the indications to Koeln Bonn Airport (A59) until the exit Porz-Wahn/Wahnheide. At the exit take the right (Porz-Wahnheide) and follow the DLR sign.
Arriving from Cologne (A59) or Oberhausen/Duesseldorf (A3): follow the indications to Koeln/Bonn Airport (A59), then do not exit at the interchange "Flughafen K├Âln/Bonn" but take the next exit Porz-Wahn/Wahnheide. Turn left at the exit (Porz-Wahnheide) and follow the DLR sign.

Note: If you use a navigation system, enter your destination as "Planitzweg" instead of Linder H├Âhe.
Arrival by air
Upon arrival at Koeln Bonn Airport there are two possibilities: Take a taxi in front of the terminal and ask the driver to take you to "DLR in Porz-Wahnheide". Or take the local train S 13 direction "Troisdorf" from the railway station "K├Âln/Bonn Flughafen", which is located in the basement of the airport, to the station "Porz-Wahn" which is your first stop after boarding the train. Continue from there by KVB bus number 162, direction "DLR". See also above instructions "By train" and "By bus".
To and from the Venue DLR Cologne
If you are staying at Hotels Jaumans, Karsten Garni or Art Hotel K├Âln you will not need local transportation to get to the venue at DLR Cologne the main entrance of the DLR is only 1.5 km from the Hotels .
Please note that there will be no transfer. Participants are requested to take taxi or public transport to the airport or central station.

Note: If you use a navigation system, enter your destination as "Planitzweg" instead of Linder H├Âhe.

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Arrival by air
Upon arrival at Koeln Bonn Airport there are two possibilities: Take a taxi in front of the terminal and ask the driver to take you to "DLR in Porz-Wahnheide". Or take the local train S 13 direction "Troisdorf" from the railway station "K├Âln/Bonn Flughafen", which is located in the basement of the airport, to the station "Porz-Wahn" which is your first stop after boarding the train. Continue from there by KVB bus number 162, direction "DLR". See also above instructions "By train" and "By bus".


To and from the Venue DLR Cologne
If you are staying at Hotels Jaumans, Karsten Garni or Art Hotel Koeln you will not need local transportation to get to the venue at DLR Cologne the main entrance of the DLR is only 1.5 km from the Hotels.


Please note that there will be no transfer. Participants are requested to take taxi or public transport to the airport or central station.

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