Comparative Germanic Syntax Workshop 28 Opacity 3 - 5 October 2013, University of Leipzig

Travel & Venue

Conference venue

Leipzig University
lecture hall Felix Klein (5th floor)
Paulinum, main building
Augustusplatz 10-11
04109 Leipzig

The conference will take place in the "Paulinum" [paʊ'liːnʊm], which is part of the main building of the University. It is situated in the city centre, and can be reached best from the tram stations "Augustusplatz" [ʔaʊ'gʊstʊsplaʦ] (Tram 4, 7, 8, 10, 11, 12, 15, 16) or "Hauptbahnhof" ['haʊptbaːnhoːf] (every tram except for Tram 2) (for more information see

Social Events

Oct 02, 7 pm: Get together WOPiG

Bosestraße 1
04109 Leipzig

Oct 03, 7.30 pm: WOPiG-dinner/Get together CGSW

Sol y Mar
Gottschedstraße 4
04109 Leipzig

Oct 04, 7.30: Conference dinner

Café Grundmann
August-Bebel-Straße 2
04275 Leipzig

Map (with all venues)

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How to get to Leipzig?

You can reach Leipzig by plane via the Airport Leipzig/Halle (LEJ). If there is no direct flight to Leipzig from your city, we recommend you to fly to Berlin. There are regular trains to Leipzig from there which take about 75 minutes.

Leipzig is also linked with almost all European cities via the trains of Deutsche Bahn. Hauptbahnhof Leipzig (Leipzig main railway station) is located right in the city centre.

If you arrive by plane:

Deutsche Bahn InterCity (IC) and RegionalExpress (RE) trains run regularly between Leipzig/Halle airport and Hauptbahnhof Leipzig (Leipzig main railway station) and take 15 minutes. Tickets are available at vending machines at the platforms and will cost about 4 €. Please note that for IC trains you have to pay an extra fee so that they are more expensive - about 6 €. For more information see

There are also various taxi services which offer airport shuttles. A ride to the city center will cost between 25 and 30 €.

If you arrive by train:

Hauptbahnhof Leipzig (Leipzig main railway station) is located right in the city centre.

In Leipzig

Leipziger Verkehrsbetriebe - LVB

In the city of Leipzig the quickest way to get anywhere is using the trams or the busses of the LVB. Tickets are available at vending machines on most stations and in nearly every tram and bus. Single tickets (2,40 €) are valid for one hour, short trip tickets (1,60 €) are valid for up to 4 stops without changing.

Network map as pdf

Tourist activities

There are lots of possibilities for sightseeing in Leipzig. For general information about the touristic aspects of the city, see or

Highlights include a guided walk through the city center ( or a visit at the Leipzig Zoo (


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Important Dates

First Call for Papers

January 18/25, 2013

Final Call for Papers

May 02, 2013

Extended deadline for abstracts

May 19, 2013

Notification of acceptance

July 15, 2013

Final program

Aug 20, 2013


Oct 3, 2013


Oct 4-5, 2013

Supported by

Institut für Linguistik

Universitä Leipzig


Last modified: February 27, 2014 contact: cgsw28[at]