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Meeting location

The scientific sessions will be held in the lecture halls of the anatomical institute:map-locations-large
Anatomisches Institut
Nussallee 10
53115 Bonn

Abstract volume

TERRA NOSTRA 2018_1The abstract volume can be downloaded here. All participants will receive a printed volume with the congress material at the registration desk.





The Federal City of Bonn was the capital of Germany from 1949 to 1990. Bonn is also the birthplace of Ludwig van Beethoven. The official website of bonn is:



In Germany the Euro (€) is the official currency in different bills (5 €, 10 €, 20 €, 50 €, 100 €, 200 €, 500 €) in coins (1 cent, 2 cents, 5 cents, 10 cents, 20 cents, 50 cents, 1 €, 2 €). German ATMs accept credit cards, while in most restaurants and shops money in cash is needed.


Dialing Code

The international access code for Germany is 0049 or +49.



Voltage in Germany is 230 V (50 Hz). Used outlet sockets are CEE7/3 and plugs are CEE7/4 (German "Schuko", Type F).



The official language of the meeting is English. Translation services will not be provided.


Letter of Invitation

If a letter of invitation is needed for visa application, just send a request via e-mail.



A png-file (2.2 MB) of the MTE13 logo can be downloaded here.


Smoking Policy

Smoking is prohibited in all indoor spaces in Germany. At airports and train stations there are specially marked places where smoking is permitted.



Customers leave a tip of 5-10 % in restaurants.


Travel information

map-airports-largeThe closest international airports are Cologne/Bonn International Airport (CGN), Frankfurt International Airport (FRA) or Düsseldorf International Airport (DUS). For overseas attendees, it is recommended to book their flights to Frankfurt Airport (FRA) and then take the Deutsche Bahn Intercity Express (ICE) high speed train to Siegburg/Bonn train station (train ride takes about 40 minutes, 62 € one way). From Siegburg/Bonn train station you can either take a taxi (around 33 € one way) or the local tramway line 66 to Bonn Central station (Hauptbahnhof) (every 10 minutes, travel time 25 minutes, 5.10 € one way).


If you arrive at Cologne/Bonn Airport, you can either take a taxi (around 45 € one way) or the airport express bus SB 60 (every 30 minutes, 8.20 € one way, travel time 32 minutes) to Bonn Central Station.

From Düsseldorf Airport it takes about one hour by Deutsche Bahn local train (Regional-Express) to Bonn Central Station (Hauptbahnhof).

From Bonn Central Station (Hauptbahnhof) the recommended hotels are either in walking distance or can be reached by a short taxi or bus ride.

Prices for train tickets vary by daytime and types of trains used. Tickets are available from vending machines in the train station or can be bought online ( in advance. If you book your tickets online in advance, you may get much cheaper tariffs. Please note that these low-fare tickets are valid only on the booked train and time. Full-price tickets can be used at any train of the booked train type (ICE, IC, or RE [local train]). Prices for tickets may be slightly higher in 2018.

The conference site is at the Institute for Anatomy of Bonn University: Anatomisches Institut, Universität Bonn, Nussallee 10, 53115 Bonn, in walking distance from the Central Station (Hauptbahnhof) (10-15 min. walk).


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