For correspondence concerning the scientific program
Munich University of Applied Sciences
Laboratory of Biofluid Mechanics
Department of Supply Engineering 05
Dipl.-Ing. Thomas Schmid
German Aerospace Center (DLR)
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": www.mvg-mobil.de. From the main train station / city center, the Congress site can be reached by Tram Line 20 (direction Pelkovenstraße) or Line 21 (direction Westfriedhof).
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:
GGAIRLHCONGRESS, Code: LH06MUC624
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
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.