Biomechanics World Association

Technical University of Munich Bavaria Munich University of Applied Sciences
The Institut of Biotechnik e.V.



General Informations  




Supporting Societies  

World Council of Biomechanics  

Program Topics  

International Scientific Committee  

Local Organizing Committee  

Host Institutions  

Professional Profile  

Press Release  


Key Contacts / General Informations

Key Contacts
For questions the organizer of the 5h World Congress may be contacted:

Prof. Dr.- Ing. habil.  Dieter Liepsch
Congress President
Munich University of Applied Sciences
Laboratory of Biofluid Mechanics
Department of Supply Engineering 05
Lothstr. 34
D-80335 Munich
Fax:       +49 81 57 31 60
Congress Office
Abstract submission, registration,
hotel accommodation

CSM, Congress and Seminar Management
Industriestrasse 35
D-82194 Gröbenzell
Tel.:  +49 81 42 57 01 83
Fax.: +49 81 42 54 735
Congress Secretary
For correspondence concerning the scientific program

Joyce McLean
Munich University of Applied Sciences
Laboratory of Biofluid Mechanics
Department of Supply Engineering 05
Lothstr. 34
D-80335 Munich

WEB Master

Dipl.-Ing. Thomas Schmid
Dipl.-Inf. Bernhard Vodermayer

German Aerospace Center (DLR)


General Information

Arriving by plane: The Munich airport is approx. 50 km from the city centre. The rapid transit railway “S-Bahn (lines S8 / S1)” runs every 10 minutes to the centre. The journey takes about 40 minutes.
Arriving by train: The main train station “Hauptbahnhof” is directly in the city centre and has direct access to the public transportation system.   All parts of the city can be reached easily from the central station.
Arriving by car:  There are limited spaces available in the parking garage of the University. Finding space on the street will demand some time and patience.

You will find further information on the Munich Public Transport System "MVG": From the main train station / city center, the Congress site can be reached by Tram Line 20 (direction Pelkovenstraße) or Line 21 (direction Westfriedhof).

for 5th World Congress of Biomechanics, Munich, Germany, 29th July – 4th August 2006 Lufthansa – German Airlines - offers a comprehensive global route network linking Munich with many major cities around the world.

Special airfares are available for attendees traveling on Lufthansa services to the 5th World Congress of Biomechanics. For more details please contact the Lufthansa sales or reservation office nearest you and refer to:


In Germany please call: 01803-803-803.
In North America please call toll free: 1-800-645 3880.
Note: To take advantage of this special offer you must have the official confirmation of your registration to the event or some other proof of attendance available.  This offer does not apply for travel wholly within Germany 

Official Language
The congress language will be English.

August is the warmest summer month in Munich.  The average day temperature is 25 degrees C, but it can cool down in the evenings. Rain is possible.

Passport and Visa
Participants from a number of countries may need an entry visa for Germany. For details we strongly recommend contacting the German embassy in your home country. In case you need an official letter of invitation, please contact the Congress office CSM, Congress & Seminar Management.


Participants are responsible for their own necessary insurance. The organizers cannot be held liable for any damages, losses or
accidents occuring during the journey to/from Munich or during the World Congress. All guests participate at their own risk.

Sights in Munich:

"Good German Beer at the Chinese Tower in the English Garden"