ECPR Winter School
University of Bamberg, Bamberg
2 - 9 March 2018




© BAMBERG Tourismus Service Foto Sonja Krebs

Useful Information

 

Campus

The Winter School takes place at the Bamberg Graduate School of Social Sciences (BAGSS), Feldkirchenstraße 21, 96052 Bamberg. The Winter School office is in the main foyer on the ground floor. Campus map. 

 

Food and drink

There is a large mensa close to the main building which serves hot and cold food. There is also a small cafetaria inside the Mensa. Both offer discounted prices, if you use your Bamberg ID card. There are also vending machines on the ground floor for drinks and snacks. Opposite the main building there is a bakery/cafe and a small supermarket/deli. Please note that the mensa is closed at weekends and on Sundays most of the shops/establishments are closed.

Opening hours of the cafeteria

Monday to Thursday 08:00 – 15:00

Friday 08:00 – 14:30

 

Opening hours of the mensa

Monday to Friday 11:30 – 14:00

 

Wi-Fi

You can access free Wi-Fi on campus using Eduroam or the Winter School's own network, which will be detailed on the back of your participant badge.

 

Tourist information

The Tourist Information office is located right in the city centre, next to the Bar “Aposto”, Geyerswörthstraße 5, 96047 Bamberg (social gathering on the first night of Winter School!). The opening hours are Monday to Friday 09:30-18:00, Saturday 09:30-16:00 and Sunday 09:30-14:30. For more information, please see their website http://en.bamberg.info/?forceLanguage.

 

Visas

If you are a citizen of a country in the European Union, you do not need a Visa to enter Germany.  Citizens from Australia, Canada, Israel, Japan, New Zealand, Norway and the USA (plus many other coutries) do not require to a Visa, if your stay does not exceed 90 days. We suggest you check the current visa requirements for you country on the German Foreign Ministry website.

 

Banks

Most banks are open from 09:00-16:00 on weekdays. They are generally closed on Saturdays and Sundays, but cash machines can be accessed at most branches at any time. There is a vestibule opposite the main building, next to the bakery.

 

Telephone

The international dialling code for Germany is +49.

 

Emergency numbers

Ambulance / Fire / Police - 112

Police – 110 (direct dial)

Hospital – Klinikum Bamberg, Buger Str. 80, 96049 Bamberg, which is open 24 hours. Best reached by taxi or by bus service 918 (during the day).

Dentist - an emergency dental service is provided at the hospital Klinikum Bamberg, Buger Str. 80, 96049 Bamberg, which is open 24 hours. Best reached by taxi or by bus service 918 (during the day).

GP - an emergency service is provided at the hospital Klinikum Bamberg, Buger Str. 80, 96049 Bamberg, which is open 24 hours. Best reached by taxi or by bus service 918 (during the day).

Pharmacy - (translated as Apotheke) In Germany, pharmacies rotate 24h service. To find out the pharmacy on duty, please visit the website http://www.aponet.de/service/notdienstapotheke-finden (only available in German) or check any pharmacy’s entrance – there will be a list stating the closest 24h service.

 

Electricity

230V, 50 Hertz AC is used in Germany

Plugs - Standard European socket with two-pin plugs.

 

Tipping

In restaurants and bars it is usual to tip around 10-15% if you are happy with the service. However, tipping is uncommon in hotels.

 

Useful phrases

Thank you Danke
Please Bitte
Entrance Eingang
Exit Ausgang
Train station Bahnhof
Bus station Bushaltestelle
Central bus stop ZOB
Airport Flughafen
Train approaching the station Zug fährt ein
Next station Nächste Station / nächster Halt
Cash machine Geldautomat
Doctor Arzt
Hospital Krankenaus (in Bamberg called Klinikum)

 

 

 

 

"The less the power, the greater the desire to exercise it" - Bernard Levin


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