FDL 2018

Forum on specification & Design Languages

@Munich, Germany
September 10-12, 2018

@Munich, Germany


FDL 2018 is taking place at the TUM Institute for Advanced Study (TUM-IAS) - Lichtenbergstraße 2 a 85748 Garching bei München

FDL 2018 will be held at Technical University of Munich’s (TUM) Institute for Advanced Study (IAS). TUM-IAS is conveniently accessible via a direct 25 minutes subway ride from the Munich city center (subway station “Marienplatz”) with subway line U6 north-bound to “Garching Forschungszentrum” (which is also the final stop of this subway line).


Munich has a major international airport offering direct connections to many European and international destinations. From the Airport, you can travel by s Suburban Train (S-Bahn S1 and S8 ) to the Munich city center and from there on to TUM-IAS. Please find a Munich network map here.


U By Underground (U-Bahn)

From Munich Central Station (Hauptbahnhof) take the U4 or U5 (eastbound to-wards “Arabellapark” or “Neuperlach Süd”) to Odeonsplatz Station. At Odeonsplatz change to the line U6 (northbound towards “Garching Forschungszentrum”). Exit at the final stop “Garching Forschungszentrum”.

From the city center, take the U6 from Marienplatz (northbound towards “Garching Forschungszentrum”). Exit at the final stop “Garching For-schungszentrum”.

Once at Garching Forschungszentrum, use the exit “Lichtenbergstrasse”. You can see the IAS building right in front of you (Walking distance about 200 m / 3 minutes)

Overall travel time approx.: 30 min.

s By Suburban Train (S-Bahn)

Coming from the North of Munich (e. g. Freising main station or Munich Airport) take the S1 (city bound towards „Ostbahnhof“). Exit in „Neufahrn“ and change to Bus 690 towards „Garching Forschungszentrum“. (NB: Bus 690 does not run on weekends).

Alternatively, you can take the S8 from Munich Airport. Exit in „Ismaning“ and change to Bus 230 towards „Garching Forschungszentrum“ (this bus runs frequently from Monday to Sunday.)

Travel time approx.: 30 min.

Overview Public Transport Munich and Surroundings


From the Airport

Coming from Munich Airport merge onto the autobahn A92 toward Munich. At the interchange “Neufahrn” keep right and follow the signs for A9 toward Munich. Take exit “Garching Nord” toward Forschungszentrum / TUM.
Alternatively, take the A92 as above, then exit at “Freising Süd” for highway B11 to-ward Munich. Take exit “Hochschul-und Forschungszentrum / TUM”, Zufahrt Nord”.

By Taxi

From the airport : approx. 20-30 min, 40-60 €
From the city center: approx. 20-30 min, 45-55 €


When you are in front of the U-Bahn / bus station with view to the Campus, TUM-IAS is on your right-hand side. Head north on Boltzmannstrasse toward Lichten-bergstrasse. Walking distance 3 minutes.


TUM-IAS does not have any onsite parking. There are free-of-charge parking lots at „Am Coulombwall“ and at „Ludwig-Prandtl-Strasse”. “Pay and Display” Parking is also available at „Boltzmannstrasse“ in front of the Mathematics-Informatics Building. Walk-ing distance to TUM-IAS 5-10 min


Munich, being the capital of the state of Bavaria, offers a huge variety of cultural events, sightseeing destinations as well as culinary experiences. Please refer to the official por-tal of the city of Munich for further information here.

FDL 2018 is in Munich, Germany