Conference Venue


The conference will take place at Schloss Herrenhausen, Herrenhäuser Str. 5, 30419 Hannover, Germany


To arrive there, please download https://www.schloss-herrenhausen.de/de/kontakt-aufnehmen/anfahrt/
With public transportation, please use tram line 4 or 5 or Bus line 136 to the Herrenhäuser Garden stop. In Germany masks are mandatory in public transportation.

Registration will take place at the entrance to the conference venue on the ground floor. The conference office will be on floor down in front of the auditorium. Your badge will be ready there.

Conference office opening days and times:
Sunday 28 August 2022: From 13:00 to 17:00
Monday 29 August, Tuesday 30 August, Wednesday 31 August, Thursday 1 September and Friday 2 September 2022 : From 08:00 to 12:00.

All lectures will take place in the auditorium on the first basement floor.
The exhibition also takes place in the basement next to the auditorium.
Poster sessions will take place in the seminar rooms on the ground floor.

Coffee breaks take place in front of the auditorium.
Lunches will take place on the first floor.

Passport and visa requirements

Foreign visitors entering in Germany must be in possession of a valid ID or passport. EU nationals, in general, do not require a visa. Delegates from countries requiring visas should apply to the German consular offices or diplomatic missions in their home countries. Those who need a visa must satisfy the visa requirements of their local German Embassy/Consulate including

  • Invitation Letter VISA
  • a confirmed travel booking, including flight, train and/or bus bookings, hotel reservation and health insurance 
  • a confirmed order for their online registration as well as any special local requirements. 

Therefore, all participants requiring a visa should first register for the conference. Contributors requesting a letter of invitation should pre-fill the Invitation Letter and return it to the European Physical Society (conferences@eps.org) to be duly signed and returned to the recipients.

 Important: The invitation letter will only be sent to contributors who have submitted a contribution. The reference of the paper will be asked.

Welcome reception

The welcome reception will take place on Monday, 29.08.2022, at the New Town Hall, Trammplatz 2, 30159 Hannover. After the welcome by the Lord Mayor of Hannover, Mr Belit Onay, a snack will be offered in the restaurant Gartensaal. The costs for this are included in the conference fee. Registration for participation is required.

Conference Dinner

The conference dinner on Wednesday, 31.08.2022, will take place on Wilhelmstein Island in the Steinhuder Meer. The participants will be taken by bus to Steinhude and back to the conference venue. In Steinhude boats will take them to the island of Wilhelmstein and back. The costs for the trip and the dinner are included in the additional cost. Registration for participation is required.


Below please find the link to book rooms from the reserved contingent for the conference: http://www.visit-hannover.com/europhoton

Covid rules

Prior planning your trip, please check the Covid-rules applying in Hannover, Germany: https://www.niedersachsen-tourism.com/general-information-corona

Public transportation

The conference fee includes the cost of public transport from 28.08. to 02.09.2022. The ticket is valid for zones A, B and C (pdf to download). GVH_Region-1

Laboratory tours

For those who are interested, we offer laboratory tours to:
– HiTEC (https://www.hitec.uni-hannover.de/) – Download information sheet
– Laser Zentrum Hannover e. V. (LZH), https://www.lzh.de/.
If you are interested in a laboratory tour at the LZH, please contact Elke Hünitzsch (elke.huenitzsch@phoenixd.uni-hannover.de) for an appointment.
neoLASE, http://www.neolase.com/
If you are interested in a laboratory tour at neoLASE, please contact Elke Hünitzsch (elke.huenitzsch@phoenixd.uni-hannover.de) for an appointment.

Conference management

Conference management is provided by the European Physical Society, 6 rue des Frères Lumière, 68200 Mulhouse, France.

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