8th International Symposium on Biomolecular Archaeology ISBA 2018

18th – 21st September 2018 • Jena, Germany

8th International Symposium on Biomolecular Archaeology ISBA 2018

18th – 21st September 2018 • Jena, Germany

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From Berlin via the A9 in about 3 hours.

From Frankfurt via the A4 and the A5 in about 3 hours

From Dresden via the A4 in about 2 hours.

The location only offers very few parking spaces next to the main building at the “Schlossgasse”. You can either use the car parks “Neue Mitte” (Leutragraben 1) or “Eichplatz” (Eichplatz square) both within walking distance of the conference venue.

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Airport Leipzig-Halle (LEJ)
A regional airport. A train station is located directly at the airport, and it takes about 90 minutes to get to Jena.

Airport Frankfurt (FRA)
There is a train station at the airport with almost hourly service to Weimar or Erfurt, where you can easily connect to Jena. Travel time is about 3:30 hours.