7th Annual Symposium
Physics of Cancer
Leipzig, Germany
October 4-6, 2016
Conference Venue

The "Physics of Cancer" symposium will take place in Leipzig, Germany, at the Haus des Buches.

Haus des Buches - Literaturhaus Leipzig
Gerichtsweg 28
04103 Leipzig, Germany
You quickly reach the Haus des Buches from the main train station or from the city center at Augustusplatz via tram line 15 in direction Meusdorf. You have to travel just 3 or 2 stops respectively, until Gutenbergplatz which is directly in front of the Haus des Buches, see the map below. You may also look up the conference location directly in Google Maps to get detailed directions. If you arrive by car, you may use the underground parking at Gutenbergplatz, which is open 24/7. For more information on how to get to Leipzig, have a look on our travel information.

Map of the conference location

City of Leipzig

Leipzig is a vibrant metropolis in the heart of former East Germany. Its is well known for its cultural, especially musical, history and famous for its trade fairs and exhibitions. Leipzig played a significant role in the peaceful revolution of 1989, which led to the fall of the Berlin Wall and finally of communism in Eastern Europe.
The University of Leipzig, being one of Europe's oldest universities, looks back to a long tradition. Many famous names, including Bach, Mendelssohn, Goethe, Lessing, Leibniz, Debye, Ostwald, Bloch, Hertz, and Heisenberg, are associated with Leipzig and its university.
In 2010, Leipzig was included in the top 10 cities to visit by the New York Times. While you are in town attending the "Physics of Cancer" symposium, we hope that you will also find the time to see some highlights of Leipzig. The city offers many different sightseeing destinations and activities. If you are interested, please have a look at the website of Leipzig's tourist information center.

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