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Useful Information



All Winter School classes take place on the Feki Campus of Bamberg Graduate School of Social Sciences (BAGSS), Feldkirchenstraße 21. Find the Winter School office in the foyer on the ground floor. Campus map

The campus is open Monday to Friday 07:00–20:00.

Food and drink

The Mensa (refectory) close to the main building serves hot and cold food. There is a small cafeteria inside the Mensa. Use your Bamberg ID card to get discounted prices. Vending machines for drinks and snacks are on the ground floor. Opposite the main building is a bakery/café and a small supermarket/deli. The Mensa is closed at weekends, and on Sundays most nearby shops/establishments are closed.

Cafeteria opening hours Monday to Thursday 08:00–15:00; Friday 08:00–14:30

Mensa opening hours Monday to Friday 11:30–14:00

Tourist information

Find the tourist office in the city centre, next to Bar Aposto, Geyerswörthstraße 5, 96047. There will be a social gathering at Bar Aposto during the first night of the Winter School, on Friday 22 February.

Tourist office opening hours are Monday to Friday 09:30–18:00, Saturday 09:30–16:00 and Sunday 09:30–14:30. Bamberg tourist information website


Access free wi-fi on campus using Eduroam or the Winter School network; details printed on the back of your lanyard badge.

ATM / cashpoint

The nearest is opposite the main building at Troppauplatz.


Most banks are open 09:00–16:00 on weekdays. They are generally closed at weekends, but you can access cash machines at most branches at any time. Banks and ATMs in Bamberg


EU citizens do not need a visa to enter Germany. If you are from Australia, Canada, Israel, Japan, New Zealand, Norway, USA (and many other countries), you do not require a Visa, provided your stay does not exceed 90 days. Check the visa requirements for your country on the German Foreign Ministry website.

Restaurants and bars

Find a local restaurant

Pubs / inns with on-site breweries

If service is not included, it is normal to tip 10–15% if you are happy. Tipping is uncommon in hotels.


International dialling code for Germany is +49. City code for Bamberg is (0)951.


230V, 50 Hertz AC. European socket with two-pin plugs.


We cannot provide on-site childcare but there is a fully equipped room for children and parents on the ground floor of the faculty. Ask for the room code at the Winter School office.

Alternatively, local private childcare companies are listed below. Access at your own risk. Neither ECPR nor the University of Bamberg accepts liability for the standard of care they provide.

Babysitter in Bamberg

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Hospital (Klinikum) Buger Straße 80, 96049. From the campus take bus 901 from Kloster-Banz Straße towards the city centre. The bus will stop at the central bus station (ZOB) for a few minutes. Between 20:00 and midnight take bus 937 from the ZOB towards Klinikum. After midnight you will have to take a taxi.

Hospital emergency department Call +49 (0)951 503 13340 or +49 (0)951 503 13344

Emergency doctor Call 116/117. An emergency service is provided at Klinikum Bamberg (see above), open 24 hours. Alternatively, call +49 (0)951 700 2070 Monday, Tuesday and Thursday 19:00–21:00, Wednesday 16:00–21:00, Friday 18:00–21:00, Weekends and public holidays 09:00–21:00.

Pharmacy (Apotheke) Find the nearest open pharmacy (German language) or check the sign at the entrance to any pharmacy to see its opening hours.

Dentist During the week you can visit any dentist but you will probably have to pay.

Emergency dentist Call +49 (0)951 700 362 50 Monday, Wednesday and Thursday 08:00–12:00 and 14:00–18:00, Tuesday and Friday 08:00–13:00. An emergency service is provided at Klinikum Bamberg (see above), open 24 hours.


Ambulance / Fire Call 112

Police Call 110