Universität Stuttgart
Institut für Maschinelle Sprachverarbeitung (IMS)
Pfaffenwaldring 5 b
D-70569 Stuttgart

For travel directions, please see the Contact page of the IMS.

Arriving at the university’s campus, look for our Fall School sign posts to find your way to the venue.

Public transport

In order to travel in and around Stuttgart, see the VVS public transit association website for connections and timetables. You might be interested in getting a 3-day-ticket.

StuttCard PLUS offers free transport and free admissions to or savings in many leisure facilities.

Welcome desk

On MO, Sept. 9, 8:00–9:00 AM, you can

The welcome desk will be located near the main entrance, in front of the seminar room where the courses take place.

Organizing secretariat

For any questions that might come up during the fall school, please contact our Organizing Secretariat staff members on the 2nd floor:

Sybille Laderer (room 02.003) or
Sabine Schulte im Walde (room 02.005).

The Organizing Secretariat will be open on-site as follows:

  9:00–12:00 AM 1:00–4:00 PM
Sept. 9–11
THU, Sept. 12
FRI, Sept. 13
Sept. 16–20

Computer and internet access

Computer access

IMS has a computer pool, and most courses will use this pool for practical sessions. In order to participate, you need to fill in all fields that are not pre-filled in our computer account request form so that we can create a guest account. Please fill in the PDF directly (no signature necessary, for now) and send it electronically to the Fall School technical support team.

DEADLINE is August 31st, 2019. If you send in your forms late, computer access may be delayed.

Note also that you will need to present the ID/passport that you specify in the form when you arrive at IMS for the account to be activated.

By the end of the Fall School remember to save your data that are stored on IMS machines and you would like to keep onto your personal device – your IMS account and data will be deleted by beginning of October.

Internet access

IMS has eduroam wireless, so if you already have an eduroam account, you can directly access the internet through your laptop or phone. If you do not, please explicitly request eduroam access in the e-mail with the computer access form and make sure that the form contains your name and email address.

University canteen and cafeteria chip cards

We can provide you with chip cards for buying meals at a reduced price (10% reduction) – valid only for external students.

You can get the chip cards at the welcome/registration desk (deposit: 10 Euros). Remember to return them in the Organizing Secretariat at the end of your stay.

The chip cards can be loaded

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Stuttgart for tourists

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