Venue & Directions
The International Conference on Decentralization 2011 will be held in the city center of Freiburg, which is situated on the fringes of the Black Forest, one of Germany’s most beautiful regions.
The City of Freiburg
Freiburg has a lot to offer - no matter whether you are interested in a stroll in the historic old town to learn about the culture and history of the city, whether you would like to spend some time in one of the many cafes and cosy pubs, or whether you would like to indulge in Badisch cuisine and hospitality.
Famous sights include the Freiburg Minster, the Old Town Hall, the New Town Hall, the Historical Store, the Schwabentor, the Martinstor, the Breisacher Tor, the Freiburg Bächle, various cultural venues and numerous destinations in the surroundings of the city.
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Photo: Karl-Heinz Raach bzw. © FWTM/Raach
Film about Freiburg (provided by the municipality)
If you are interested to learn more about Freiburg and the region, you can watch a short film:
Not only is the University of Freiburg physically located in the heart of the city of Freiburg – its students, professors, and staff are also an integral part of daily life in the ‘Capital of the Black Forest.’ This is also one of the reasons why Freiburg has become such a popular place to study. Aside from the numerous leisure activities which may be enjoyed in and near the city and its proximity to the Alsace and Switzerland, it is above all the variety of academic progams which attracts so many students to Freiburg. The university boasts a wide variety of degree programs in any of more than 160 fields in 11 faculties.
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The conference location
In order to find direction and orientate yourself, please refer to this map of Freiburg. It indicates the location of the main station and the university buildings relevant to the conference.
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