Visitor information
Pandemic
 
Depending on the pandemic situation in Germany and in your country of origin, different regulations may apply for entering and leaving Germany.

Please find up-to-date information on the website of the Federal Ministry of Health Germany  and on the website of the German Federal Government.

Venue

Marriott Hotel Berlin Central District

Stauffenbergstraße 26
10785 Berlin
Germany

Website

Accommodation

Congress Venue

Special rates are available for Congress attendees at the Marriott Hotel Berlin Central District, where the ICG 2022 Congress is taking place.

Booking link: ICG 2022 rate

€ 120 Classic Single Room, per night

€ 160 Classic Double Room, per night

Rates include breakfast and WiFi.
Rates 
include taxes and all fees.

Please note that a city tax is added to the total room price, however it will not be charged for guests staying with a business purpose.

 

Rates are bookable for nights during July 3-10, 2022 and only available until May 8, 2022.

Student Alternative

Recommended budget alternative for students are:
 

Travel/ Visa Information

Citizens of the EU

For visitors from most countries, Germany requires a passport, which needs to be valid for at least 6 months. EU nationals do not require a visa to enter the Federal Republic of Germany.

Non-EU citizens

All Non-EU citizens require a visa. However, a visa is not required for visits of up to 90 days in an 180 day period for nationals of those countries for which the European Community has abolished the visa requirement.

You may apply for short stay visas (Schengen Visas) at missions of the German Federal Foreign Office, such as embassies and consulates.

Please also visit the homepage of "Auswärtiges Amt" to find a detailed table of all countries requiring a visa and more information on visa regulations, as well as a list of German missions around the world.

Invitation Letter

An invitation letter for the purpose of obtaining a travel visa or permission to attend the meeting will be handed out on request after registration for the conference.

For the invitation letter we need the following information of your passport: 

  • date of birth (day.month.year)

  • place of birth (city, country)

  • passport number

  • expiry date of passport (day.month.year)

  • nationality
     

If you need a letter of invitation in order to apply for a German visa, please contact the Congress Office via e-mail to: gonzalez@hvg-dgg.de

 

After receipt of your passport details we will issue the invitation letter and send it to you by e-mail.

General Information

Currency
 

As in most countries of the European Union, the official German currency is the Euro (€). Please note that there are no general bank hours in Germany. Most banks are open in the morning hours and just a few hours in the afternoon or early evening. Major credit cards are accepted at most cashpoints, stores, restaurants and hotels.

Telephone and Internet

Germany's international pre-dial is +49 (0049).

Public places like airports, universities, libraries, restaurants and cafés may offer "free"-WiFi Hotspots.

Electricity

The electrical power supply in Germany is 230v, 50 Hz, AC.Official plugs in Germany are:
 

  • "Schukostecker" (round) Type F/ CEE 7/4

  • "Eurostecker" (flat) Type C/ CEE 7/16

Time

Germany's standard time zone is UTC/GMT +1 hour. 

 

Current Local Time in Berlin, Germany

 
 
 
 
 
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